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2017 Nashville Sounds Coaching Staff

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds 2017 coaching staff has been announced by the Oakland Athletics and is highlighted by new Manager, Ryan Christenson.

Christenson, 42, will manage at the Triple-A level for the first time after leading the Double-A Midland RockHounds to Texas League titles in 2015 and 2016.

The 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year, Christenson enters his fifth season in the Oakland organization. His coaching staff will consist of pitching coach Rick Rodriguez, hitting coach Eric Martins, athletic trainer Brad LaRosa and strength and conditioning coach Henry Torres. Rodriguez, Martins and LaRosa were members of the 2016 Sounds coaching staff.

Ryan Christenson to Lead the Sounds after Winning 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year

Ryan Christenson to Lead the Sounds after Winning 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year

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Nashville Sounds come up short against Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-3

 

Jason Pridie Belts Team-Leading 8th Homer

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers narrowly edged the Nashville Sounds 4-3 at First Tennessee Park in game one of their four-game series at First Tennessee Park.

The game marked the first time Nashville and Omaha have played one another in 392 days. Thursday night’s game featured four lead changes and a tie, proving it to be well worth the wait.

Much to the delight of the 10,366 fans packed into the Sounds new park, the latest episode of the Jason Pridie show aired.

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Nashville Sounds lose 7-5 to Memphis Redbirds

 

Outfielder Craig Gentry Hits First Home Run Since 2013

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Sounds faltered in the series finale against the Redbirds on Wednesday night at First Tennessee Park, pulling the game to within a run before seeing Memphis walk away with a 7-5 victory.

The Sounds trailed out of the gate when the Redbirds tacked on one in the first and added a trio in the third. The three-run frame was capped by a pair of home runs from Stephen Piscotty and Xavier Scruggs and gave Memphis an early 4-0 advantage.

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Nashville Sounds hammered for five home runs by Oklahoma City Dodgers in 11-7 loss

 

Ike Davis Goes 1-for-3 in Nashville Sounds’ Debut

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma City Dodgers spoiled A.J. Griffin’s first rehab start with the Nashville Sounds winning 11-7 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Friday night.

Griffin lasted 4.1 innings surrendering six runs, five of which were earned. The right-hander gave up four home runs, while striking out five and was responsible for a throwing error that led to a run scoring in the first. All in all, the Dodgers hit five home runs on the night, tying the most Sounds pitching has yielded in a game this season.

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Nashville Sounds fall late to Oklahoma City Dodgers, 3-1

 

Zito Takes Loss After Scoreless Streak Ends At 26.2 Innings

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – A sixth inning home run doomed the Nashville Sounds during Thursday night’s series opener at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, and Oklahoma City Dodgers grabbed a 3-1 win.

Barry Zito came into tonight’s start with a 21 inning scoreless streak and pushed it all the way to 26.2 before the Dodgers finally struck with a long ball. The scoreless streak started on May 26th for the left-hander and stands as the longest by a Sounds pitcher this season.

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