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Nashville Sounds beat Oklahoma City Dodgers 2-1 in extra innings

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Renato Nunez drives in Max Muncy to give the Sounds a win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Renato Nunez hit a line drive into the right-center gap to score Max Muncy all the way from first to give the Nashville Sounds a 2-1 walk-off win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Friday night in front of 5,441 fans at First Tennessee Park.

Muncy started the bottom of the 11th with a sharp single to right to set up Nunez who hit the second pitch he saw from Oklahoma City reliever Grant Dayton.

The Sounds (1-1) held a 1-0 lead for the majority of the game. That was until Dodgers (1-1) catcher Yasmani Grandal belted a solo homer off Angel Castro in the top of the ninth. Both teams were quiet in extra innings until the big hit from Nunez.

Nashville Sounds get 2-1 win over Oklahoma City Dodgers Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
Nashville Sounds get 2-1 win over Oklahoma City Dodgers Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville starter Jesse Hahn blanked Oklahoma City over six innings and limited them to just two hits. The right-hander walked three and struck out five before handing it over to the bullpen.

Southpaw Patrick Schuster was first out of the ‘pen for the Sounds. He worked two perfect innings and struck out four. Castro took over in the ninth looking for a save before Grandal evened the score.

Relievers Daniel Coulombe struck out the side in the 10th and Andrew Triggs worked around a two-out walk in the 11th. The Nashville native and Montgomery Bell Academy picked up the win in his first game in a Sounds uniform.

Game three of the series is scheduled for Saturday night at First Tennessee Park. Left-hander Dillon Overton starts for the Sounds against right-hander Sam LeCure for the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 6:35pm.

The 2016 season is the Sounds’ 19th year in the Pacific Coast League and their second as the Oakland Athletics’ top affiliate. Season ticket memberships are available now by calling 615.690.4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com

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