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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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Nashville Sounds lose to New Orleans Baby Cakes in Extras, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds wrapped up the road portion of their 2018 schedule in heart-breaking fashion Thursday night as they fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 5-4 in 10 innings. Chris Bostick’s two-out single in the 10th secured the victory for New Orleans.

Metairie native Jeremy Bleich pitched the 10th inning for the Sounds and took the loss as he allowed a walk and a base hit in the final frame. Bleich induced a fielder’s choice, which retired the designated runner trying to advance to third base to begin the game. He then walked Christian Adames and two batters later surrendered the game-ending base hit to Bostick.

Nashville Sounds Finishes 31-39 on the Road in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Finishes 31-39 on the Road in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds shut out at New Orleans Baby Cakes, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds were silenced Wednesday night as they fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 2-0 at the Shrine on Airline.

Making a spot start, Carlos Ramirez gave the Sounds all they could ask for. The right-hander went a career-long four innings in his first career start and blanked the Baby Cakes in those four frames. He yielded three hits on the night without walking anyone.

Offensively the Sounds had no answer for New Orleans’ Dillon Peters, who kept the Sounds’ batters off balance all night long. The southpaw collected a dozen punch outs to set a new career-high and retired the final ten batters he faced. The 12 strikeouts matched a New Orleans franchise record.

Nashville Sounds Blanked For 11th Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Blanked For 11th Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds rally to beat New Orleans Baby Cakes in extra innings, 7-3

 

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Nashville SoundsNew Orleans, LA – The Nashville Sounds scored one run in the ninth and four in the tenth to stun the New Orleans Baby Cakes with a come-from-behind 7-3 win Tuesday night at Shrine on Airline.

Trailing 3-2 in the top of the ninth, Anthony Garcia launched a solo homer off Nick Wittgren to even the game at 3-3. It was Garcia’s second solo blast of the game – his third multi-homer game of the season.

After Liam Hendriks worked his way out of a jam to put up a zero in the bottom of the ninth, Nashville’s offense exploded in the tenth to take control of the game.

Anthony Garcia Drills Game-Tying Homer in Ninth, Nashville Sounds Scores Four in the 10th. (Nashville Sounds)

Anthony Garcia Drills Game-Tying Homer in Ninth, Nashville Sounds Scores Four in the 10th. (Nashville Sounds)

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Memphis Redbirds shut out Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed only four hits in a 2-0 loss to the Memphis Redbirds Monday night at AutoZone Park. With the win in the series finale, the Redbirds took three of four from the Sounds.

Dustin Fowler doubled in the first inning off Memphis starter Adam Wainwright, but that was the last extra-base hit of the night for Nashville. Jorge Mateo and Boog Powell collected singles in the third inning, and Franklin Barreto singled in the ninth.

Making a Major League rehab start, Wainwright allowed three hits in four shutout innings

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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