Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds split their doubleheader with the Iowa Cubs losing 3-0 in game one and taking game two 7-4 Thursday night at Principal Park.
The Sounds took the early 1-0 lead in game two when Joey Wendle batted home Matt Olson on a RBI fielder’s choice in the second inning. The Sounds then plated four runs in the third, highlighted by a bases clearing three-run double from Matt McBride to put the Sounds up 4-0. Wendle then singled up the middle to score McBride from second to put the Sounds up 5-0.
Nashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds begin a nine-day, eight-game homestand on Saturday, June 25th when they welcome two American Northern Division opponents to First Tennessee Park.
The first series is a four-game set against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.
Following a team off day on Wednesday, June 29th, the Sounds host the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers from June 30th-July 3rd.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds dropped the series opener to the Iowa Cubs as the offense went quiet in a 3-2 loss Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park.
The Sounds (43-30) managed just five hits and went 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position against three Iowa (33-36) pitchers.
Starters Chris Jensen for Nashville, and Jake Buchanan for Iowa, each threw quality starts but Buchanan was better by a slim margin. The right-hander limited the Sounds to one run on just three hits over his six innings in a winning effort. Jensen was charged with the loss after he allowed three runs on seven hits in six innings.
Des Moines, IA – Tuesday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs has been postponed due to rain at Principal Park.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, June 23rd. Game one will begin at 5:08pm with game two scheduled to begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
Both contests will be seven innings.
Nashville, TN – Left-hander Dillon Overton threw 7 1/3 dominant innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 4-0 win over the Round Rock Express in front of 6,081 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
The Sounds (42-28) took three games from the Express (38-32) in the five-game series and now lead the American Southern Division by four games at the midway point of the 2016 season.
The 7 1/3 innings set a career-high for Overton who improved to 8-4 on the season with the win. He has gone 25 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run. Over his last seven starts, he’s 7-0 with a miniscule 1.40 ERA covering 45 innings.
Nashville Sounds and Ashley Homestore to host “Hope to Dream” event June 29th at First Tennessee Park
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club and Ashley HomeStore will host “Hope to Dream” at First Tennessee Park on June 29th. The event is designed to give 25 underprivileged children from the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee a new bed to take home.
In addition to receiving their very own bed set, all children will have the opportunity to tour First Tennessee Park, run the bases, have a pizza party courtesy of 312 Pizza Company and interact with Sounds players.
Nashville, TN – The Round Rock Express trimmed the American Southern Division race to three games with a doubleheader sweep over the Nashville Sounds in front of 7,388 fans Sunday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
The Sounds’ offense struggled and managed two runs in game one and just one run in game two.
Round Rock used a four-run third inning to help score a 5-2 win in the first game Sunday afternoon. Doug Bernier started the scoring with a solo homer off Nashville starter Jesse Hahn.
Nashville, TN – Chad Pinder hit a tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning to lift the Nashville Sounds to a 3-2 win over the Round Rock Express in front of a sellout crowd of 10,390 Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
It’s the third consecutive sellout for the Sounds (42-27) who extended their American Southern Division lead to five games over the Express (36-31). The three straight capacity crowds match a Sounds record for consecutive sellouts in the PCL era.
Both teams got a pair of runs in the second inning to get the scoring started early. Round Rock’s Drew Robinson belted a booming two-run homer off Henderson Alvarez to get the Express out to a 2-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – Joey Wendle raced home with the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Nashville Sounds a thrilling 5-4 win over the Round Rock Express in front of a sell-out crowd of 11,119 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.
With the game tied 4-4 in the bottom of the tenth, Colin Walsh ripped a one-out double to the right-center gap to put a runner in scoring position. Walsh was hurt on the play rounding second and was replaced by pinch-runner Joey Wendle.
Nashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds used a solid start from veteran right-hander Jerome Williams to top the Nashville Sounds, 5-2, in front of a sell-out crowd of 10,092 Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
Memphis took the first two games of the series and the Thursday’s finale to take three of four from Nashville. The series loss is the first for the Sounds since May 2nd-5th against the Iowa Cubs.
The 34-year-old Williams went six innings and allowed just one run in the process. The lone run was a solo blast off the bat of Ryon Healy in the sixth inning.
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