Topic: Sean Halton
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Sounds kicked off their final homestand of the season with a 3-2 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs in front of 5,667 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium.
PCL Pitcher of the Year Johnny Hellweg (12-5) turned in a solid final start to close out his first Triple-A season, logging his team-leading 12th quality start to earn the victory.
Oklahoma City, OK – Despite having a lead in extra innings to put the pressure on the home team, the Nashville Sounds were unable to fight off the Oklahoma City RedHawks Thursday night at Chichasaw Bricktown Ballpark and lost the series finale 5-4 in the 14th inning. The teams split their final series of the season, 2-2.
After tying the game at four runs apiece with two outs in the 12th inning, the RedHawks finished the job in the 14th when Jose Martinez hit the game-winning double down the left-field line to score infielder Raoul Torrez.
Oklahoma City, OK - Eugenio Velez extended his hitting streak to 17 games and drove in a pair of runs to help lead the Nashville Sounds to a 6-1 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks on Wednesday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Right-hander Alfredo Figaro (1-0) earned his first Triple-A win of the year for Nashville by allowing one run in his five innings of work, scattering four hits and inducing three double plays during his 73-pitch effort.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds doubled up the Oklahoma City RedHawks, 6-3, on Monday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in the opener of a four-game series.
With the win, the Sounds (53-84) snapped Oklahoma City’s 17-game home winning streak and posted back-to-back road victories for just the fifth time all season. Nashville rapped out 15 hits but also left a season-high 16 runners on base on the night.
Nashville’s Stephen Parker Goes 3-For-5, A Single Shy Of Cycle
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds avoided a five-game series sweep and snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes, 10-5, in the series finale Sunday night at Isotopes Park, highlighted by a 3-for-5 effort by third baseman Stephen Parker.
With the rain coming down in the sixth inning of a tie game, Parker delivered the go-ahead run for Nashville via the long ball. The solo shot to dead center field marked Parker’s eighth home run of the season and put the Sounds ahead 5-4.
Albuquerque, NM – Despite stringing together a five-run seventh-inning rally to go ahead of the Albuquerque Isotopes Friday night at Isotopes Park, the Nashville Sounds were unable to hold off the ‘Topes final charge, losing 9-7 for the team’s sixth consecutive loss.
Sounds reliever Brent Leach (0-2) entered the game in the eighth inning with Nashville leading 6-5. The right-handed pitcher allowed a single to his first batter before recording two outs. A single from former Sound Tony Gwynn Jr. put runners on the corners for the ‘Topes and ended Leach’s night.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds never recovered from a six-run second inning Thursday night at Isotopes Park, losing 9-5 to the Albuquerque Isotopes.
After a perfect first inning, Sounds starter Zach Kroenke (5-15) ran into trouble in the second. The lefty, making the spot start for Chris Narveson, loaded the bases for Albuquerque’s infielder Justin Sellers, who hit a triple past a diving Kentrail Davis in center field to put the ‘Topes up three.
Nashville’s Johnny Hellweg Picks Up 11th Win And 2 RBIs
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds converted 14 hits into seven runs Thursday night at Aces Ballprk to defeat the Reno Aces 7-3 in the series finale.
The win gives Nashville the series split and their 15th Thursday night win of the season (15-3).
The Sounds finish the road trip with a 4-4 record. Nashville strung together three runs in the second inning for the early 3-0 lead.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds defeated the host Reno Aces by an 8-1 count on Wednesday evening at Aces Ballpark.
Left-hander Aaron Laffey (6-6) earned his second win with Nashville by hurling his second quality start for the club, holding the Aces to one run on seven hits over six strong innings of action.
Every starting Sounds position player recorded a knock in the contest, led by two-hit efforts from Kentrail Davis, Caleb Gindl, and Robinzon Diaz.
Nashville’s Sean Halton Hits Three-Run Bomb In Loss
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds were no match for the Reno Aces Tuesday night at Aces Ballpark, and gave up a season-high 14 runs in the 14-3 loss.
Trailing 3-2 in the sixth, the Aces batted around to hang six runs on the Sounds. In his first at-bat for Reno, Jake Fox lifted a pinch-hit single into centerfield off of reliever Tim Dillard to give the Aces a one-run lead. Both of the scoring runners reached base off of Zach Kroenke (5-14), who began the inning.
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