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Nashville Sounds fall to Indianapolis Indians at First Tennessee Park, 7-4

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds comeback attempt came up short as they fell 7-4 to the Indianapolis Indians Sunday afternoon in front of 8,357 fans at First Horizon Park. The Sounds and Indians split the six-game set.

Indianapolis jumped on Nashville starter Zack Godley and took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on a lead-off home run from Anthony Alford and a sacrifice fly from Kevin Kramer.

Troy Stokes Jr. roped his second home run of the year in the fourth to give Indianapolis a 3-0 advantage. The Indians continued to add to their lead with a three-run fifth inning on an RBI-single from Will Craig and a two-RBI single from Christian Bethancourt.

Nashville Sounds and Indianapolis Indians Split the Series. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds and Indianapolis Indians Split the Series. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville began their comeback bid in the fifth as Weston Wilson led off the inning with a solo home run.

Cooper Hummel tripled home a run and Zach Green drove in a run with a single to cut the Indianapolis lead to 6-3. In the sixth, Dylan Cozens crushed a solo homer to bring the Sounds within two runs.

Hunter Owen gave Indianapolis an insurance run with a solo home run in the eighth and extended the Indians lead to 7-4.

Game one of the six-game series against Gwinnett is scheduled for Tuesday night in Gwinnett. Right-hander Josh Lindblom (1-0, 0.00) starts for Nashville against right-hander Bryse Wilson (3-1, 5.00) for Gwinnett. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

Post-Game Notes

  • Keston Hiura extended his hit streak to a team-high 10 games…batting .515 (17-for-33) with 9 runs, 2 doubles, 3 home runs, 10 RBI and 5 walks during that span.
  • Weston Wilson hit his first home run since 6/2 at Charlotte (solo off Alex McRae)
  • The Sounds have not lost a series this season (3 wins, 3 ties).
  • Jamie Westbrook extended his hit streak to 6 games…batting .440 (11-for-25) with 5 runs, 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 9 RBI during the streak.

Box Score

Indianapolis 7, Nashville 4

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Indianapolis 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 7 8 0
Nashville 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4 13 0

 

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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