Nashville, TN – Sunday afternoon’s game between the Nashville Sounds and New Orleans Zephyrs has been cancelled due to rain at Zephyr Field in New Orleans.
The rain-out officially ends the regular season for both teams. The American Southern Division champion Sounds head to Oklahoma City to start the American Conference Finals against the Dodgers.
Game one is scheduled for Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark at 7:05pm.
Game two of the series will follow on Thursday night in Oklahoma City before the best-of-five series shifts to Nashville for game three on Friday, September 9th.
Games four and five will be played at First Tennessee Park if necessary.
Left-hander Dillon Overton (13-5, 3.29) starts for the Sounds in game one against left-hander Scott Kazmir (0-0, 0.00) who is making a rehab assignment start for the Dodgers.
Tickets for the 2016 Pacific Coast League playoff dates at First Tennessee Park are now available for purchase at the Nashville Sounds box office and online at www.nashvillesounds.com
The 2016 season is the Sounds’ 19th year in the Pacific Coast League and their second as the Oakland Athletics’ top affiliate.