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Gamel Homers Twice, Sounds Take Series Opener 7-6

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Mat Gamel went 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs to power the Nashville Sounds to a 7-6 victory over the Round Rock Express on Monday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.

With the win, Nashville (28-35) snapped a three-game losing streak and notched its 11th victory in the last 16 games played at home in Music City.

Gamel’s two-homer night continued the infielder’s red-hot week at the dish. In his last five games, he is hitting .385 (10-for-26) with four home runs and 11 RBIs. It was Gamel’s third two-home game this season and the Sounds’ eighth overall. He now leads the club with 13 roundtrippers.

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Sounds Win 8-7 In New Orleans With Go-Ahead Pinch-Hit Homer By Mike Rivera

 

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – With two outs in the top of the eighth inning, pinch-hitter Mike Rivera belted a go-ahead two-run homer over the left field wall to give the Nashville Sounds an 8-7 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday night at Zephyr Field.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Nashville (7-8), and marked the first come-from-behind win this season.  Nashville scored the first six runs of the game, but allowed seven unanswered by the Zephyrs before Rivera’s late homer.

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Sounds Close Out Season With 10-2 Loss

 

Katin Homers, Koshansky Extends Hit Streak To 18 For Nashville In Losing Effort

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds wrapped up their 2010 slate on the short end of a 10-2 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in a Labor Day finale on Monday afternoon at Zephyr Field.

With the defeat, Nashville (77-67) split the four-game series with New Orleans but finished the year with an 11-5 victory in the season series against the Z’s.

Brendan Katin (2-for-3) drove in both Sounds runs on the afternoon and finished the year with 76 RBIs, second-most on the club.

First baseman Joe Koshansky went 1-for-4 on the day for Nashville to close out the year with an 18-game hitting streak, tied for the 6th-longest streak by a Pacific Coast League player all season and the best effort by a Sounds batter since Vinny Rottino hit in 24 straight in 2008.

Katin got the scoring started as he continued his late-season surge at the plate with a two-out solo homer to left in the top of the first inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Sweep RedHawks In Doubleheader

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds swept the Oklahoma City RedHawks in a doubleheader on Thursday evening at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark to close out a five-game series.

The Sounds came from behind to win both contests, posting a 3-2 victory in the opener before registering a 5-4 triumph in the nightcap.

With the sweep, Nashville (74-65) took three of five from the RedHawks in the series and notched a 9-7 win in the season series between the clubs. The Sounds have won 13 of their last 18 contests.

First baseman Joe Koshansky recorded knocks in both contests to extend his hitting streak to 14 games for the Sounds, matching the longest by a Nashville player this season.

In the opener, Sounds right-hander Marty McLeary worked a seven-inning complete game and Brendan Katin ripped a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning to lead Nashville to a 3-2 victory. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Split DoubleHeader Action With RedHawks On Wednesday

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with Oklahoma City on Wednesday at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, taking the opener, 9-5, and dropping the extra-inning nightcap, 3-2.

Nashville (73-65) moved to 6-8 in doubleheader action with the split. Brendan Katin went a combined 4-for-8 with three home runs in the twinbill, while Joe Koshansky extended his hitting streak to a season-high 12 games with hits in both games.

Six Sounds recorded multiple hits in the Nashville’s early afternoon victory after the club banged out 15 hits. Koshansky went 3-for-4 while Katin his first home run on the day.

The Sounds took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning as Adam Stern hit a leadoff double and scored on an RBI single from Eric Farris. Erick Almonte scored the club’s next run in the top of the fourth inning when Koshansky singled to center field for his team-leading 75th RBI. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Drop Road Trip Opener to RedHawks, 3-1

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds lost to the Oklahoma City RedHawks, 3-1, in the opener of a five game set on Monday night at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark.

With the loss, Nashville fell to 72-64 and has now dropped 17 of the last 20 games at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City during the last three seasons.

Eric Farris went 3-for-4 while swiping a team-high three stolen bases, marking the third time a Sound has achieved the feat after Trent Oeltjen and Norris Hopper each stole three bases in a game this season.

The Sounds lone run came on the first play of the game, as Adam Stern crushed the second pitch from RedHawks starter Brandon McCarthy over the left field wall to give Nashville the early 1-0 lead. It was Stern’s fifth home run of the season and Nashville’s first game opening home run since Tony Gwynn went yard on May 11, 2009 at Omaha.

Oklahoma City went ahead by scoring two runs in the bottom of the second inning to take a 2-1 lead. After former Sound Hernan Iribarren walked and Matthew Brown singled, Gregorio Petit hit a two-out two-run double to left field before being thrown out trying to stretch the hit in to a triple to end the inning. «Read the rest of this article»

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Katin Goes Off, Sounds Pound Z’s In Home Finale

 

Outfielder Belts Grand Slam, Ties Club Record With 7 RBIs For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds gave their fans an outstanding sendoff on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium, closing out their 2010 regular season home slate with a 10-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs in the finale of a five-game series.

A crowd of 8,342 was on hand for the contest, bringing the Sounds’ seasonal attendance total to 319,235, nearly 14,000 higher than last year.

Prior to the game, right fielder Brendan Katin was honored as the 2010 Sounds Fan Favorite, an award resulting from fan voting. He promptly thanked the fans in attendance by tying a team record with seven RBIs on the night. The Sounds’ cleanup hitter slugged a pair of homers, including a grand slam, to highlight a 3-for-5 night at the plate to pace the Nashville offensive attack.

Right-hander Josh Butler (5-1) was dominant on the hill for Nashville, allowing one run on two hits over eight outstanding innings of work to earn his fifth victory in seven starts for the Sounds. He retired 13 consecutive New Orleans batters from the first through fifth frames and allowed only a pair of singles on the night. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Top Zephyrs on Saturday Night, 5-3

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat the New Orleans Zephyrs, 5-3, on Saturday evening in front of 8,104 fans at Greer Stadium in the fourth game of a five-game series.

Joe Koshansky extended his hitting streak to a season-high eight games on the night, as the slugger knocked a two-run homer in the second inning. Catcher Martin Maldonado also added two hits with a solo shot in the same inning.

With the win, Nashville (71-63) moved to 5.5 games behind the first place Iowa Cubs in the PCL Northern Division.

New Orleans put the first run on the board in the top of the second inning to take a 1-0 lead as Sounds starter Sam Narron allowed four consecutive two-out singles.

The Sounds quickly went ahead at 3-1 in the next frame with two homers.  Brendan Katin hit a leadoff single and scored on Koshansky’s two-run home run down the right field line. The home run was Koshansky’s team-leading 23rd home run and 72nd RBI. After Jorge Sosa struck out the next two Sounds in the inning, Maldonado crushed a solo shot off the Vanderbilt Sports Medicine sign over the left field wall for the Club’s third run, his sixth of the season. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Top Zephyrs, 7-3, Win Fourth Straight

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Ray Olmedo was a triple away from the cycle in the Nashville Sounds’ 7-4 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Taco Bell Throwback Thursday at Greer Stadium in the second game of a five-game set.

It was the seventh time in the last 14 games that Olmedo produced multiple hits, as the veteran left-fielder went 3-for-4 with a home run and a double while driving in and scoring three runs out of the leadoff spot.

Nashville (70-62) has now won four consecutive games and eight of its last 11 contests, temporarily moving to 4.5 games behind first place Iowa in the PCL Northern Division.

The Sounds jumped on the board in the first inning to take an early 2-0 lead. After Adam Stern and Mat Gamel reached base, professional hitter Erick Almonte crushed a two-run double down the left field line to plate both runners as Gamel slid under Neil Wilson’s  the tag at home plate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Earn Series Split With 6-4 Win

 

Gamel, Olmedo Homer As Nashville Knocks Off I-Cubs

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds gained a series split with a 6-4 victory over the division-leading Iowa Cubs on Tuesday afternoon at Principal Park in the finale of the four-game set.

With the victory, Nashville (68-62) secured a 10-6 win in the season series against the I-Cubs. The Sounds trail Iowa by six games in the PCL American Conference Northern Division with 14 games remaining on their schedule.

Third baseman Mat Gamel (2-for-4) continued his torrid August for the Sounds, putting the visitors on the board with a two-run homer in the top of the first inning. The blast, off Iowa starter Chris Carpenter, was the infielder’s second in two days and 13th of the year.  Adam Stern, who preceded Gamel by reaching on a fielder’s choice, also scored on the longball.

Iowa rallied to take a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the opening frame against Sounds starter Josh Butler. The go-ahead run in the inning scored in unearned fashion following a fielding error by first baseman Joe Koshansky. «Read the rest of this article»

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