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Nashville Sounds comeback late to beat Round Rock Express, 6-5

 

Trevor Bayless Earns First Triple-A Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Trailing 5-1 at stretch time, the Nashville Sounds rallied to defeat the Round Rock Express, 6-5 at First Tennessee Park on Wednesday night.

After Sounds starter Nate Long pitched himself out of jams in the first two frames, the Express finally broke through in the third. Drew Robinson reached on a fielder’s choice and then stole second base. He then scored off an opposite field single by top prospect Nomar Mazara. Ryan Rua hit a solo homer an inning later to make it 2-0.

The Express kept it rolling an inning later, putting two more runs up on Long and then loading the bases with one out in the sixth. The right-hander then got Robinson to groundout to Max Muncy who threw home for the force. Next Long got Mazara to flyout to left, leaving the bases loaded.

Nashville Sounds record 5 late inning runs to defeat Round Rock Express Wednesday night.

Nashville Sounds record 5 late inning runs to defeat Round Rock Express Wednesday night.

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Nashville Sounds conclude Home Schedule with Four Games Starting Monday

 

Fan Appreciation Festivities Cap Opening Season At First Tennessee Park; Team To Welcome 15 Millionth Fan In Franchise History

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – As the Sounds close in on their 15 millionth fan in franchise history, they get set to host the last four games at First Tennessee Park this season against the Round Rock Express (Triple-A Texas Rangers) beginning Monday, August 31st.

In addition to the final jersey auction of the season, those in attendance at Thursday evening’s home finale will be treated to Fan Appreciation Night.

Nashville Sounds play four game series against Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park starting Monday.

Nashville Sounds play four game series against Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park starting Monday.

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Nashville Sounds rally for three runs in the Tenth to beat Round Rock Express, 7-4

 

Jason Pridie, Dayan Viciedo, Max Muncy Hit Back-to-Back-to-Back Homers

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – The Nashville offense provided the fireworks on Independence Day, launching four solo home runs in their 7-4 (10) victory over Round Rock at Dell Diamond.

For the second straight night, Jake Smolinski gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead. The solo blast came in his first at bat against his former team. The outfielder joined the Sounds after the Oakland A’s claimed him off waivers from the Texas Rangers on June 21st.

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Nashville Sounds get 6-4 win at Memphis Redbirds

 

Ryan Roberts Posts Team-Leading Third Fourth Hit Game of Season

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – Behind timely hitting from Ryan Roberts and Jake Smolinski, the Nashville Sounds defeated the Memphis Redbirds 6-4 at AutoZone Park on Tuesday night.

The game remained scoreless until the top of the fourth inning. Joey Wendle singled and went to third on Roberts’ double. The Sounds second baseman then scored on a wild pitch and Barry Zito went back to the mound with a lead.

The Sounds added insurance in the fifth. In his first game since being claimed off waivers from Texas, Smolinski singled and scored on a throwing error by Memphis’ pitcher Tim Cooney. Two more runs would score for Nashville in the frame and the Sounds led 4-0.

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Nashville Sounds break loose in the fourth to get 8-6 win over Round Rock Express at First Tennessee Park

 

Snap Four-Game Losing Streak vs. Round Rock

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind a monster six-run fourth inning where the home team batted around, the Nashville Sounds defeated the Round Rock Express, 8-6, Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The Express got out to an early lead in this one. Hanser Alberto dropped a bunt single and went to third via a perfectly executed hit-and-run with Tomas Telis. Alberto then scored on an RBI groundout by Michael Choice and the Sounds were trailing just minutes into the contest.

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Nashville Sounds begin Eight Game homestand at First Tennessee Park Monday, May 4th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park on Monday, May 4th to face off against the Iowa Cubs (Triple-A Cubs) and Round Rock Express (Triple-A Rangers) in a pair of four-game sets.

The homestand will include the AASC Peanut Free Night, a Sounds Calendar giveaway, Fox 17 Friday Night Fireworks and more. Beginning this homestand, gates for Sounds games will open 60 minutes prior to game time (previously 90 minutes).

Nashville Sounds Calendar Giveaway and Peanut Free Night Featured During Second Homestand Of 2015 at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Calendar Giveaway and Peanut Free Night Featured During Second Homestand Of 2015 at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds kick off Baseball at First Tennessee Park Friday, April 17th

 

Two Firework Shows and Opening Night Ceremonies Kick Off Sounds’ 2015 Home Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds open their 2015 home schedule at First Tennessee Park on Friday, April 17th and will play host to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A Brewers) and Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A Dodgers).

The eight-game homestand will be highlighted by a pair of Fox 17 Friday Night Firework shows, several giveaways and an Opening Night with all the bells and whistles.

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

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Colby Wilson’s Atlanta Braves Report: John Smoltz goes to the MLB Hall of Fame

 

Written by Colby Wilson

I hate these ‘If my life depended on it, I’d do blah blah blah’ scenarios, because no one’s life has ever depended on finding the perfect French dip sandwich or being able to drive from Nashville to Memphis in less than two-and-a-half hours. It’s a very hack way of saying ‘I find this thing to be better than any other of a list of a similar things’, but the first way is more eye-catching, so that’s how most people say it.

Having said that, if my life depended on the outcome of a baseball game, I’d want John Smoltz to get the ball.

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (left) during MLB Winter Meetings at Manchester Grand Hyatt. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (left) during MLB Winter Meetings at Manchester Grand Hyatt. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Sounds drop heartbreaker at Greer Stadium Finale to Sacramento River Cats, 8-5

 

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Greer Stadium Hosts Sellout Crowd of 11,067 For Its Last Cheer

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds (74-64) celebrated the team’s final regular season game in Greer Stadium history before a sellout crowd of 11,067 fans Wednesday night, but took an 8-5 loss to the visiting Sacramento River Cats.

The attendance of 11,067 marks the first sellout at Greer since 2010 and the largest Greer Stadium crowd since 2007.

Nashville Sounds.

Nashville Sounds.

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The Last Cheer at Greer begins Wednesday for Nashville Sounds

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – After 37 years serving as the Nashville Sounds’ ballpark, Greer Stadium will host its final Sounds homestand (#LastCheerAtGreer) beginning on Wednesday, August 20th.

The Sounds continue their playoff push with a pair of four-game series beginning with the Fresno Grizzlies (Triple-A Giants) from August 20th to August 23rd. The second half of the homestand will feature games against the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A Athletics) from August 24th to August 27th.

Nashville Sounds begin "Last Cheer at Greer" homestand on Wednesday (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds begin “Last Cheer at Greer” homestand on Wednesday (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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