Topic: Aaron Ashby
Jacksonville, FL – The struggles for the Nashville Sounds continued in a 5-2 loss to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Sunday night at 121 Financial Ballpark. The loss was Nashville’s fourth straight and eighth in their last nine games.
Aaron Ashby started for Nashville and struck out nine Jacksonville batters in 3 2/3 innings. The southpaw did not factor into the decision and left in a 1-1 game in the fourth.
Luke Maile evened the game in the top of the third with his first home run of the season. The score remained deadlocked at 1-1 until the top of the sixth when the Sounds took the lead.
Jacksonville, FL – The Nashville Sounds fought back from a three-run deficit in the eighth inning on Saturday against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, only to allow six runs in the bottom of the inning and fall, 9-3, at 121 Financial Ballpark.
Alec Bettinger turned in another quality start on the mound, but the Sounds suffered their seventh loss in the last eight games and have lost a series for just the second time this season.
The Sounds had just three hits through seven innings and had stranded two runners in the second inning and left the bases loaded in the sixth before coming alive in the eighth.
Nashville, TN – The Louisville Bats had their way with the Nashville Sounds in a 12-0 win in front of 9,227 fans at First Horizon Park Saturday night.
For the second night in a row, the Bats led from start to finish. Starter Hunter Greene set the tone for Louisville with five shutout innings. The hard-throwing right-hander allowed only two hits and two walks while recording nine strikeouts.
The Bats jumped out to an early 3-0 lead against Nashville starter Aaron Ashby in the first inning. Mark Payton and Michael De Leon collected run-scoring hits in the inning.
Lawrenceville, GA – Weston Wilson broke the game open in the seventh inning with a three-run home run to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-0 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers Sunday afternoon at Coolray Field. Nashville recorded their fifth shutout of the season and their second of the series.
With two outs in the first inning, Matt Lipka gave the Sounds a quick 1-0 lead with a solo home run to left field. Troy Stokes Jr. extended the Nashville lead to 2-0 in the second, driving in Kevin Kramer with a single.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds broke a 2-2 deadlock in the eighth inning on a single from Christian Kelley and held on to defeat the Gwinnett Stripers 3-2 Thursday night at Coolray Field. The Sounds snapped a four-game losing streak.
The Stripers got on the board in the first inning as Cristian Pache led off the inning with a double and later came in to score on a sacrifice fly.
Nashville responded with a run of their own in the second on a single from Kelley to tie the game at one. The lead did not last as Gwinnett took a 2-1 advantage in the bottom half of the inning on a sacrifice fly by Jonathan Morales.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got back-to-back home runs from Jamie Westbrook and Tim Lopes on their way to a convincing 9-4 win over the visiting Indianapolis Indians on Wednesday night at First Horizon Park.
Westbrook’s two-run blast came in the bottom of the fourth inning and Lopes followed with a solo shot of his own to give the Sounds a comfortable 9-0 lead.
The offense was firing on all cylinders early in the game with two runs in the first inning and four in the second to build an early lead. Following a 1-2-3 top of the first inning by Nashville starter Josh Lindblom, Jake Hager and Derek Fisher ignited the offense with back-to-back doubles to make it 1-0.
Nashville Pitcher is the Second Sounds Player to Win a Weekly Award in 2021
Nashville, TN – Minor League Baseball announced today that Nashville Sounds pitcher Aaron Ashby has been named Triple-A East Pitcher of the Week for his play from May 31-June 6. Ashby joins Tyrone Taylor as Sounds players to win a weekly league honor in 2021.
Ashby’s lone start during the week was on Friday, June 4th at the Charlotte Knights. The 23-year-old struck out a season-high 11 batters and allowed one unearned run on two hits in seven innings. Unfortunately, Ashby was tagged with a tough-luck loss in Nashville’s 1-0 setback.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds came within one win of a new franchise record, but the win streak came to an end at 15 as they were shut out by the Charlotte Knights 1-0 Friday night at Truist Field. Nashville won 15 consecutive games for the third time in franchise history and the first since July 29th-August 14th, 2018. The Sounds were shut out for the first time since August 26th, 2019 at Omaha.
Charlotte scored the only run of the game in the fourth inning. Adam Engel reached safely on an error, stole two bases, and came in to score on a groundout from Jake Burger.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds tied a franchise record as they won their 15th straight game with a 15-4 victory over the Charlotte Knights Thursday night at Truist Field. The Sounds have won 15 consecutive games for the first time since July 29th-August 14th, 2018. Additionally, Nashville set a franchise record with 14 walks and set a season-high with 15 runs scored.
Nashville jumped on Charlotte starter Félix Paulino in the second inning scoring four runs. After three consecutive walks, Jake Hager grounded out to bring home a run and Dylan Cozens followed it up scoring two with a bases-clearing triple. Cozens came in to score on a wild pitch to give the Sounds a 4-0 advantage.
Zach Green has hit Five Home Runs in his last Five Games
Nashville, TN – Zach Green crushed two home runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to an 8-3 win over the Columbus Clippers Saturday night at Huntington Park. Nashville has won 11 straight games and 14 of their last 16.
The Sounds took a quick 2-0 lead in the first as Corey Ray drove in two runs with a double. The Clippers tied the game in the second on a solo home run from Bobby Bradley and an RBI-single from Gavin Collins.
In the third, Tyrone Taylor walked and was driven in on a two-run homer from Green to give Nashville a 4-2 advantage. Taylor gave the Sounds a 7-2 lead in the fourth with a three-run, bases-clearing double.
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