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Nashville Sounds defeat Gwinnett Stripers 3-2 at First Horizon Park

Keston Hiura Homers in Second Straight Game

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds bullpen pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Sounds to a 3-2 win over the Gwinnett Stripers Friday night in front of 7,874 fans at First Horizon Park. Nashville has won a season-best four straight games.

The bullpen surrendered just one hit, struck out four, and walked six.

Hernán Peréz gave the Sounds a quick 1-0 lead in the first with a single. But the lead did not last as Sean Kazmar Jr. and Kyle Muller delivered back-to-back RBI singles to give Gwinnett a 2-1 advantage.

Nashville Sounds Bullpen Dominant, Win Fourth Straight. (Nashville Sounds)
Nashville Sounds Bullpen Dominant, Win Fourth Straight. (Nashville Sounds)

Keston Hiura tied the game at two in the fourth with an opposite-field homer. The Sounds took a 3-2 lead in the fifth as Dee Strange-Gordon came in to score on an error.

Hiura and Peréz had multi-hit efforts for the Nashville offense.

Game five of the six-game series is scheduled for Saturday night at First Horizon Park. Right-hander Alec Bettinger (0-0, 0.00) makes his second start for the Sounds against right-hander Connor Johnstone (1-1, 3.38) for the Stripers. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35pm.

Post-Game Notes

  • Keston Hiura has homered in two consecutive games…he is batting .643 (9-for-13) with 5 runs, 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 6 RBI in his last four games.
  • Nashville has won a season-best four straight games and 10 of their last 13.
  • The Sounds have won all four games this series by a combined five runs.
  • Jesús Castillo has a scoreless streak of 4.1 IP.

Box Score

Gwinnett 2, Nashville 3

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Gwinnett 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
Nashville 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 x 3 5 1

 

The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and play at First Horizon Park. Single-game tickets are on sale now for all remaining 2021 home games. For more information call 615.690.4487 or e-mail .

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