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Salt Lake City, UT – Despite holding three different two-run leads Sunday afternoon at Spring Mobile Ballpark, the Nashville Sounds were on the losing end of an 8-7 extra-innings dogfight series finale against the Salt Lake Bees, splitting the series at two games apiece.
The Sounds had the Bees down to their last strike with a 7-6 lead in the bottom of the 10th inning, but Salt Lake catcher Luke Carlin spoiled Nashville’s chance for its first series win of the season by crushing a two-run homer off closer Rob Wooten (0-1) for the walk-off win.
Hunter Morris Homers Twice, Caleb Gindl Plates Four In Nashville’s Best Offensive Output Of Season
Salt Lake City, UT – Hunter Morris belted a pair of home runs, Caleb Gindl went 4-for-5 with four RBIs, and Zach Kroenke turned in his best start of the year to lead the Nashville Sounds to an 11-0 victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Nashville (12-28) set a new season high with 17 hits and matched its season best for runs scored in recording its third shutout win of the season.
Lalli Homers, Goes 3-for-5 In First Start Since Rejoining Nashville
Salt Lake City, UT – The Salt Lake Bees scored 10 runs over the first three innings en route to a 12-6 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Friday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
In his first start since rejoining the Sounds, catcher Blake Lalli went 3-for-5 with a home run to pace Nashville’s 12-hit offensive attack. Josh Prince (2-for-4, two doubles) and Khris Davis (2-for-3, two RBI singles) also posted multi-hit efforts for the visitors.
The 12 runs match the most allowed by Sounds pitching in a single game this season (third occurrence). Nine of Salt Lake’s runs came plateward with two outs in an inning.
Nashville’s Hellweg Throws Six Scoreless; Khris Davis Homers
Salt Lake City, UT – The Nashville Sounds enjoyed a 7-2 victory over the Salt Lake Bees Thursday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark, highlighted by a five-run fifth inning and a quality start from pitcher Johnny Hellweg (2-4). The win snapped Nashville’s five-game losing streak.
Silencing the Bees early was Hellweg, who scattered four hits over six scoreless innings for the Sounds en route to his second win of the year and first since April 6th. The 6-foot-9 hurler walked six and fanned one, at times touching 101 mph on the in-park radar gun.
Albuquerque Outfielder Jerry Sands Ties PCL Record With Two Grand Slams In Nightcap
Nashville, TN – Albuquerque outfielder Jerry Sands belted a pair of grand slams and drove in 10 runs on the night to power the Isotopes to a doubleheader sweep of the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium.
Sands delivered a game-winning two-run double to lift the ‘Topes to a 4-2, extra-inning win in the opener before capping his night by tying a PCL record with two grand slams off Seth McClung in the nightcap.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium to wrap up a rain-shortened series. The Sounds won the exciting opener, 2-1, and dropped a heart-breaking twinbill finale, 8-5.
Albuquerque took two of three from the Sounds in the rain-shortened series. Nashville split a doubleheader for the fifth time in 2012 and moved to 5-7 overall in doubleheader action.
In the opener, Logan Schafer belted a pair of homers, including a walkoff blast in the seventh inning, to power the Sounds to a 2-1 victory.
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Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds were handed a 7-3 defeat by the Albuquerque Isotopes in the finale of a four-game series on Tuesday afternoon at Isotopes Park.
After winning the opener on Saturday, Nashville dropped to 13-30 on the road after dropping the next three games to lose the series to the Isotopes. The Sounds held a lead in all four games.
Jordan Brown, Jason Jaramillo Homer For The Nashville Sounds In Losing Effort
Abuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds mounted a furious ninth-inning rally in an attempt to come back from a seven-run deficit but ultimately fell short in an 11-9 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes on Monday evening at Isotopes Park.
The defeat marked the tenth time this season that the Sounds (31-47) have surrendered a double-digit run total; Nashville has plated ten runs or more only twice.
Trailing 11-4 entering the ninth, Nashville plated five in the inning and got the potential tying run to the plate before Isotopes reliever Wil Ledezma retired pinch-hitter Jay Gibbons on a game-ending flyout to the warning track in right field.
Nashville Sounds Unable To Complete Late Comeback As Series Evens At One Apiece
Albuquerque, NM – Scott Van Slyke’s seventh-inning RBI double gave Albuquerque its first lead of the night and propelled the Isotopes to a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Isotopes Park.
The loss dropped Nashville (31-46) to just 2-15 in games decided by two runs this season. The Sounds had runners on base in every inning except the fourth but were only able to get a run to the plate in the third frame.
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Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds belted five home runs to beat the Albuquerque Isotopes, 8-4, on Saturday night in the opener of a four-game series at Isotopes Park. With homers in a season-high seven consecutive games, the five home runs set a season high for Nashville (31-45) and was one long ball shy of a franchise record.
The victory was Nashville’s (31-45) fifth in the last seven contests overall first to begin a road trip this season (1-6).
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