Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds slugged three homers and ran away with a 12-5 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 5,204 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
Backed by two five-run innings, the Sounds (57-46) used the win in the finale to grab the series by taking three of four from Omaha (44-57). Coupled with Memphis’ loss, the Sounds lead the American Southern Division by seven games with 41 to play in the regular season.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the third, Rangel Ravelo started the hit barrage when he launched his sixth home run of the season out to left field.
Nashville, TN – Nashville’s Billy Burns delivered a clutch two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning to help the Sounds to a come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday night in front of 5,720 fans at First Tennessee Park.
The base hit by Burns came just moments after a costly two-out error by Omaha’s second baseman Orlando Calixte. With Joey Wendle at second and Rangel Ravelo at first, Bryan Anderson hit a slow roller to Calixte who bobbled the ball allowing all runners to be safe.
Nashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers scored two runs in the ninth inning thanks to shaky defense and a handful of walks and grabbed a 6-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 10,072 Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
After being no-hit for the first six innings, the Sounds (55-46) put together multiple rallies to even the game in the later innings only to come up short.
Former Sounds pitcher Nick Tepesch, who was designated for assignment by Oakland less than two weeks ago, started for Omaha (44-55) and stymied his former teammates.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds concluded a wild day with a 2-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers on a walk-off wild pitch in front of 8,087 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
With the bases loaded and nobody out in a 1-1 game in the bottom of the ninth, Omaha’s Clayton Mortensen uncorked a pitch in the dirt that got away from catcher Parker Morin. Sounds shortstop Chad Pinder raced home with the winning run to push Nashville’s record to 55-45.
The start of the game was delayed due to travel delays the Sounds and much of the Pacific Coast League experienced Thursday night and into Friday. The team didn’t arrive in Nashville until close to 6:30pm.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds regularly scheduled 7:05pm game tonight against the Omaha Storm Chasers has been delayed due to travel issues and Pokémon invading First Tennessee Park.
“Unfortunately some travel problems around the country affected the Pacific Coast League, including our Sounds, who were stuck in Phoenix overnight,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse.
“We’re going to make the best of the situation and let our fans enjoy the amenities at First Tennessee Park until both teams are ready to play. What better way than to capture the craze of Pokémon Go in the City of Nashville?”
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning in an 8-4 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday afternoon at Isotopes Park.
Albuquerque starter Eddie Butler carried a 1-0 lead and no-hitter into the sixth before the Sounds’ explosion at the plate.
Butler faced Tyler Ladendorf to start the inning and retired the left fielder on a groundout. The next four batters reached on three hits and a walk. Nashville (54-45) got on the board when Jaycob Brugman’s single up the middle scored Bryan Anderson who doubled earlier in the inning.
Nashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds begin an eight-game homestand on Friday, July 22nd when they welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals – the Omaha Storm Chasers – to First Tennessee Park.
Following the set against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Nashville Sounds host the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers – the Colorado Springs Sky Sox – for four games from July 26th-29th.
Albuquerque, NM – Left-hander Ross Detwiler tossed five strong innings in relief to help guide the Nashville Sounds to a 7-5 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Wednesday night at Isotopes Park.
Fresh off being acquired in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, Detwiler limited the ‘Topes to one run in his five frames after starter Jesse Hahn went one inning in a planned shortened start.
When he entered in the second, the game was even at 0-0 but it didn’t stay that way for long. The first batter Detwiler faced – Ben Paulsen – clubbed a solo homer to right field to give Albuquerque (43-54) a 1-0 lead.
Albuquerque, NM – Despite getting home runs from Bryan Anderson, Bruce Maxwell, Chad Pinder and Joey Wendle, The Nashville Sounds were swept in Tuesday night’s doubleheader at Isotope Park.
Albuquerque went into the bottom of the sixth inning of game one trailing 5-4. After a lead-off single from Jordan Patterson, Tucker Healy replaced Sounds starter Brandon Mann. Healy then hit the first batter he faced in Alex Castellanos to put the go-ahead run on base.
David Dahl then pinch hit for Tim Smalling and roped a two-run triple to left to put the Isotopes up 6-5. Mike Tauchman then singled to left to score Dahl to add the insurance run to put Albuquerque up 7-5.
Albuquerque, NM – Monday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Albuquerque Isotopes has been postponed due to rain at Isotopes Park.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday, July 19th at Isotopes Park. Game one will begin at 5:35pm CST with game two scheduled to begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
Both contests will be seven innings.
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