Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds shattered a single-game attendance record at First Horizon Park, hosting 12,409 fans at First Horizon Park on Saturday night.
The attendance broke the previous record of 11,824 set for a Texas Rangers exhibition game on March 24th, 2019. Despite the large crowd, the Sounds were shut out by the Memphis Redbirds 10-0.
Things were quiet for the first two innings before the Redbirds put runs on the board. Memphis tallied two in the third and a couple in the fifth to lead 4-0 midway through the contest. Things got out of hand in the later innings, as the Redbirds scored eight more times to make it a 10-0 game.
Tyler Herb (L, 1-5) allowed six runs (5 ER) on seven hits in 5.0 innings. He also struck out six batters in defeat.
Alex Jackson led the Sounds offensively with a couple of hits. Brice Turang, Pablo Reyes, Jakson Reetz and Weston Wilson also contributed a base knock.
The Sounds wrap up the six-game series against Memphis tomorrow afternoon. Right-hander Caleb Boushley (9-2, 3.04) will get the start for Nashville, going against Matthew Liberatore (4-3, 4.03) for Memphis. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05pm at First Horizon Park.
- The attendance at First Horizon Park was 12,409, the largest crowd all-time and the 11th sellout of the season. This tops the previous largest crowd of 11,824 at the Texas Rangers exhibition game on March 24th, 2019.
- Pablo Reyes (1-for-3, 2B) has hit safely in eight of his last nine games and is hitting .394 (13-for-33) with 4 runs, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 5 RBI, and 3 stolen bases over the stretch.
- Lucas Erceg (1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K) tallied his eighth scoreless appearance of at least an inning for the Sounds (16.0 IP, 19 K).
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 home games in 2022. For more information call 615.690.4487 or e-mail .