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Vanderbilt Baseball to play Belmont, Lipscomb at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The top-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team will return to First Tennessee Park in 2019. Recognized by multiple baseball media outlets as the preseason number one team in the country, the Commodores will square off against fellow Nashville programs in late March.

On Tuesday, March 19th at 6:30pm, the Commodores face the Belmont Bruins in a non-conference matchup. It’s the fourth consecutive year the two programs have played at First Tennessee Park.

First Tennessee Park.

First Tennessee Park.

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Nashville Sounds announce Coaching Staff for 2019

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jason Wood has been named the manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced today by the Texas Rangers. Wood is the 29th manager in franchise history.

Joining Wood’s staff in Nashville will be hitting coach Howard Johnson, pitching coach Brian Shouse, bench coach Geno Petralli, bullpen coach Eric Gagne, athletic trainer Carlos Olivas and strength and conditioning coach Al Sandoval. 

Wood, 49, will manage at the Triple-A level for the fifth consecutive season. He was Triple-A Round Rock’s manager from 2015-18 and compiled a 280-283 (.497) record. He led the Express to the 2015 American Southern Division title and a berth in the 2015 Pacific Coast League Championship.

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds, Texas Rangers to play Exhibition Game at First Tennessee Park on March 24th

 

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Nashville SoundsLas Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds, in conjunction with the Texas Rangers, announced today at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas that the two teams will play a spring training exhibition game at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24th at 1:05pm.

“This is another thrilling and historic day for the Nashville Sounds,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “One of the biggest goals we established with our partnership with the Rangers was to bring a spring training exhibition game to First Tennessee Park and the city of Nashville. We can’t wait to work with the Rangers to showcase Major League Baseball to this great city and our incredibly supportive fan base.”

First Major League Baseball Exhibition Game to be Played in Nashville Since 1999.

First Major League Baseball Exhibition Game to be Played in Nashville Since 1999.

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Nashville Sounds 2019 Schedule

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its 2019 schedule, complete with home and away game times for all 140 games.

The 42nd season in club history begins at home as the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs on Thursday, April 4th at 6:35pm. Opening Day is part of a five-game season-opening homestand at First Tennessee Park. It’s the first time since 2016 that the Sounds open the season in Nashville.

“As the Sounds enter the fifth season at First Tennessee Park, there is true excitement around the 2019 campaign,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “The affiliation with the Texas Rangers, coupled with the rebrand has brought positive energy to our staff, and hopefully to the best fans in Minor League Baseball here in Nashville.”

Nashville Sounds Fifth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins on April 4th.

Nashville Sounds Fifth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins on April 4th.

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Nashville named Best Minor League Baseball Town in America for 2018

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The City of Nashville and the Nashville Sounds have been named home of the best minor league baseball town in America, according to SmartAsset.

“This is a tremendous honor for the City of Nashville and our fans,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “We strive to represent the organization positively inside and outside of First Tennessee Park, and we believe this confirms that commitment.” 

Based in New York City, SmartAsset is a business that helps people make smart financial decisions. SmartAsset looks at nine metrics when formulating scores for each minor league city and team. The following metrics are broken down into two sections to create a score.

City of Nashville and Nashville Sounds’ Franchise Garner Top Spot for Second Straight Year.

City of Nashville and Nashville Sounds’ Franchise Garner Top Spot for Second Straight Year.

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Nashville Sounds, Texas Rangers announce Four-Year Player Development contract

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have announced that they have signed a four-year Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Texas Rangers, which will run through the conclusion of the 2022 season.

“This is an exciting day in Nashville Sounds Baseball history,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “Forming a partnership with one of the most well-respected organizations in Major League Baseball is thrilling for our organization and the City of Nashville. With leadership from Ray Davis, Neil Leibman and Jon Daniels, the Texas Rangers are a first-class franchise and we’re ecstatic to build this relationship.”

Texas Rangers Become Eighth Major League Affiliate in Nashville Sounds’ History.

Texas Rangers Become Eighth Major League Affiliate in Nashville Sounds’ History.

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Nashville Sounds drop close one to Memphis Redbirds, 2-1

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds came out on the wrong end of a 2-1 score Sunday night against the Memphis Redbirds in front of a season-high 11,692 fans at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville’s Eric Jokisch and Memphis’ Jake Woodford battled it out on the mound as both starters looked sharp. For Woodford it was his first start in his last six in which he allowed fewer than four runs. He gave up just one run on three hits in six innings. He struck out the side in the first inning and did not record another strikeout in his final five frames.

Nashville Sounds Fans Set Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Fans Set Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose to Memphis Redbirds 8-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Adam Wainwright tossed five shutout innings to lead the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-1 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 9,956 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.

In his second Major League rehab start against the Sounds in less than a week, Wainwright scattered five hits, walked two and struck out seven in the winning effort. Wainwright was in a jam in the bottom of the fifth when Nashville loaded the bases against the veteran right-hander but he struck out Jorge Mateo to end the threat.

Memphis grabbed a 3-0 lead in the third with five hits off Nashville starter Raul Alcantara. Wilfredo Tovar started the scoring with a two-run single and Lane Thomas bounced into a fielder’s choice to knock in another run.

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Memphis Redbirds 5-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jorge Mateo collected three hits and scored three runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of a sellout crowd of 11,282 Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The speedy shortstop delivered one of the highlights of the night when he tripled into the right-center gap in the second inning. Mateo’s triple was his 16th of the season – a single-season franchise record.

Nashville built an early lead thanks to Anthony Garcia’s 24th home run of the season.

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds' Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds’ Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds hosts Memphis Redbirds for seasons final series

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for their final homestand of the 2018 season set to begin on Friday, August 31st, 2018.

The Sounds welcome the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, for a four-game series.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:

Two Fireworks Shows, Paradise at the Park, Labor Day Weekend Celebration Highlight Nsahville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Two Fireworks Shows, Paradise at the Park, Labor Day Weekend Celebration Highlight Nsahville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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