Topic: Aaron Brooks
Colorado Springs, CO – Chris Bassitt logged seven strong innings, and Franklin Barreto homered for the second consecutive game and went 3-for-4 to lead the Nashville Sounds to their 11th consecutive victory and a 3-1 triumph over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Friday night at Security Service Field.
The Sounds have not trailed at any point in their last five games, and they’re outscoring their opponents 64-30 during the 11-game win streak.
Bassitt twirled his second straight dominant outing.
Colorado Springs, CO – The Colorado Springs Sky Sox jumped on the Nashville Sounds early and cruised to an 8-1 win at Security Service Field Wednesday afternoon.
Sky Sox catcher Jacob Nottingham set the tone when the launched a three-run homer off Sounds’ starter Eric Jokisch in the bottom of the first inning. The blast came right after a fielding error by Franklin Barreto and a free pass issued by Jokisch.
The deficit grew to 4-0 in the second when right fielder Nate Orf singled in Keon Broxton. Orf went 4-for-5 on the day and has nine hits through the first three games of the series.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds dropped an old fashioned pitcher’s duel Monday night 1-0 to the Iowa Cubs. Starting pitchers Corey Walter and Jen-Ho Tseng combined for 12 scoreless innings and allowed just seven hits between them.
The Sounds offense was unable to solve the Tseng riddle. Nashville tallied just three hits in seven innings against the 22-year-old making just his second career Triple-A start. Tseng fanned eight Sounds on the night and induced soft contact all game long.
Des Moines, IA – With the Nashville Sounds down a run and down to their final out with the bases fully loaded, Franklin Barreto stepped up to the plate. The A’s top prospect ambushed a 1-0 pitch and sent it beyond the fence in left center field to give the Sounds the 5-2 win over the Iowa Cubs.
Michael Brady was spectacular for the Sounds aside from two batters in the third inning and it almost cost him and the ball club. The Iowa Cubs could only muster a pair of base runners against Brady but both came around to score.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds won a pair of games over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park. A big first inning and Daniel Gossett’s gem led to an 8-3 win in game one, and Renato Nunez’s homer sparked a rally to send Nashville to a 3-1 win in game two.
A six-run first inning paved the way for Nashville in game one that was completed Tuesday night after being suspended in the first inning Saturday night.
Against three different Colorado Springs pitchers, the Sounds sent 10 batters to the plate and came away with their third-largest inning of the season. The first run came in on Renato Nuñez’s RBI single, and was followed by another base hit by Joey Wendle.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds dropped the series opener to the Iowa Cubs as the offense went quiet in a 3-2 loss Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park.
The Sounds (43-30) managed just five hits and went 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position against three Iowa (33-36) pitchers.
Starters Chris Jensen for Nashville, and Jake Buchanan for Iowa, each threw quality starts but Buchanan was better by a slim margin. The right-hander limited the Sounds to one run on just three hits over his six innings in a winning effort. Jensen was charged with the loss after he allowed three runs on seven hits in six innings.
Nashville Offense Records Season-High 21 Hits
Reno, NV – Aaron Brooks dominated in Sunday’s series opener and the Nashville offense smashed 21 hits, as the Sounds won their fourth straight by beating the Reno Aces at Aces Ballpark, 8-4.
In just his second start as a Sound, Brooks came out firing. He retired 10 straight to open the contest and mastered the Aces through seven innings. Reno collected just three hits off the right-hander and was victim to the strikeout eight different times. Brooks never allowed a walk and lowered his ERA to 3.56 in PCL play before being relieved in the eighth. The win improved his record to 8-6.
First Tennessee Park Sells Out For 19th Time This Season, Hosts 10,717 Fans
Nashville, TN – In front of 10,717 fans at sold out First Tennessee Park, the Nashville Sounds won 3-2 over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday night.
The Sounds recorded four hits over the first two innings, including two doubles, but were unable to score a run. Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle were both thrown out on plays at the plate in the first, and the game went to the third scoreless. The first two hitters in the Sounds’ lineup would get their revenge later in the contest.
Aaron Brooks Takes No-Decision In Solid Debut
Nashville, TN – The Sounds fell victim to a late-inning surge on Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park and lost the series finale to the Chihuahuas, 9-4.
The Chihuahuas put up the game’s initial strike in the first to jump out to an early 1-0 lead. Alex Dickerson collected his seventh hit of the series, this one clearing the right field wall and landing amongst the crowd gathered in The Band Box. The solo shot was hit off Sounds starter Aaron Brooks, who was making his team debut.
Zach Neal’s Quality Start Squandered
Nashville, TN – Nashville dropped their third straight game to El Paso on Monday night at First Tennessee Park, this time by the score of 5-1.
For the league-leading 72nd time this season, the Sounds were the first team to score as Craig Gentry put the home team up 1-0 in the third. The speedy outfielder doubled down the left field line and then swiped his team-leading 23rd bag of the season. He would score on a Tyler Ladendorf sacrifice fly.
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