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Nashville Sounds held scoreless against Omaha Storm Chasers at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Sounds were shut out on Sunday night at First Tennessee Park and dropped the series finale to the Omaha Storm Chasers, 3-0.

The finale stumbled off to a slow start in the opening stages, as Chris Bassitt and Andy Ferguson both suppressed any offensive attack. Omaha did finally jump on the scoreboard, but not until the fifth inning had rolled around.

The Storm Chasers had a prime chance to bust the game open in the sixth, but Bassitt got Rey Fuentes to ground out with the bases loaded to escape the jam.

Nashville Sounds' Chris Bassitt Fans Six, Allows Two Runs Over Six Innings.

Nashville Sounds’ Chris Bassitt Fans Six, Allows Two Runs Over Six Innings.

The 26-year-old saw his night end after six innings. He issued one free pass and allowed a season-high nine hits, but added six strikeouts in the loss. Bassitt dropped to 2-7 for the Sounds this season.

Omaha’s pitching notched their sixth shutout of the season and it all started with Ferguson. The right-hander retired eight in a row at one point, recording six strikeouts over five shutout innings to improve to 3-2 on the season

Matt Murray came on in relief for the Storm Chasers and gobbled up 2 2/3 innings of scoreless ball, while Scott Alexander went 1 1/3 to wrap the victory up.

Brett Eibner led all hitters on Sunday night with three hits, collecting a RBI single in the sixth, and Whit Merrifield added a pair of RBIs for the visitors.

Craig Gentry had the Sounds only multi-hit affair, going 2-for-4, while Max Muncy’s double in the second represented the team’s lone extra-base hit. Omaha went on to outhit Nashville, 12-6.

Sunday night’s finale represented the last time the two teams will play at First Tennessee Park in 2015. Omaha took six of the eight contests and will host Nashville for eight games at Werner Park in August and September.

The Sounds travel to Colorado Springs to open up a four-game series with the Sky Sox at Security Service Field on Monday. Nashville is 8-4 against Colorado Springs this season and will give the ball to Brad Mills (3-9, 4.20) in the opener. Right-hander Drew Gagnon (1-9, 6.67) is scheduled to pitch for the Sky Sox in the 8:05pm contest.

Box Score

Omaha Storm Chasers (51-43) 3, Nashville Sounds (43-52) 0

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Omaha Storm Chasers 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 12 0
Nashville Sounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0



Omaha AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Merrifield, SS 3 0 0 2 1 0 1 .287
Fuentes, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302
Colon, C, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .269
Fuenmayor, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .378
Cuthbert, DH 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 .262
Martinez, J, RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 .355
Pena, F, C 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .271
Eibner, CF 4 1 3 1 0 1 2 .300
Franco, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333
Ferguson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Murray, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alexander, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 3 12 3 2 7 18 .273
BATTING
TB: Fuenmayor; Martinez, J 2; Eibner 3; Cuthbert 2; Fuentes; Pena, F 2; Franco.
RBI: Merrifield 2 (26), Eibner (47).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Eibner; Fuenmayor; Fuentes 3.
SAC: Franco.
SF: Merrifield.
GIDP: Martinez, J.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 11.FIELDING
DP: 2 (Merrifield-Colon, C-Fuenmayor, Colon, C-Fuenmayor).

 

 

Nashville AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gentry, CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .250
Wendle, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .259
Roberts, R, DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .291
Pridie, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .299
Muncy, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .252
Freiman, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .170
Aliotti, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .267
Romero, N, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Anderson, B, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .176
Bassitt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Castro, A, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cook, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 0 6 0 3 7 12 .255
BATTING
2B: Muncy (9, Ferguson).
TB: Freiman; Roberts, R; Muncy 2; Gentry 2; Aliotti.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pridie.
GIDP: Aliotti, Freiman.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.BASERUNNING
CS: Wendle (2, 2nd base by Ferguson/Pena, F).FIELDING
DP: (Wendle-Romero, N-Freiman).

 

 

Omaha IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ferguson (W, 3-2) 5.0 4 0 0 0 6 0 3.83
Murray (H, 1) 2.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.25
Alexander (S, 9) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.80
Totals 9.0 6 0 0 3 7 0 3.78

 

Nashville IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bassitt (L, 2-7) 6.0 9 2 2 1 6 0 3.65
Castro, A 1.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 3.40
Cook 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Totals 9.0 12 3 3 2 7 0 3.64

Game Scores: Ferguson 65, Bassitt 51.
HBP: Fuentes (by Bassitt).
Pitches-strikes: Ferguson 74-49, Murray 37-20, Alexander 22-15, Bassitt 98-65, Castro, A 27-14, Cook 25-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Ferguson 4-2, Murray 6-0, Alexander 3-0, Bassitt 9-2, Castro, A 2-1, Cook 2-1.
Batters faced: Ferguson 17, Murray 11, Alexander 5, Bassitt 29, Castro, A 7, Cook 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Alexander 1-0, Cook 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Roberto Ortiz. 1B: Ryan Goodman. 3B: A.J. Johnson.
Weather: 94 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 6,889.
Venue: First Tennessee Park.
July 19th, 2015


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