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De La Cruz Pitches Sounds To Sixth Straight Win

 

Nashville Extends Longest Winning Streak Of The Season In Front Of Packed House

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Right-hander Frankie De La Cruz turned in an outstanding start and Caleb Gindl belted a two-run homer to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 4-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs in front of 8,744 fans on Saturday night at Greer Stadium.

De La Cruz (4-6), who finished one out short of Nashville’s first nine-inning complete game of the year, struck out a Sounds season-high 10 batters in the contest. He allowed just one unearned run on five hits while walking only one batter during his 109-pitch effort.

With the victory, Nashville (49-52) extended its longest winning streak of the year to six games; all of those triumphs have come against the division-rival Cubs as the teams are in the midst of eight consecutive games against one another.

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Notch Fifth Straight Win In Series Opener

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continued their recent hot play on Friday evening at Greer Stadium, defeating the division-rival Iowa Cubs by a 5-2 margin in the opener of a four-game series.

The win was the fifth in a row for Nashville (48-52), all against the I-Cubs.

Center fielder Logan Schafer enjoyed a solid Triple-A debut for the Sounds, going 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, run scored, and stolen base. In addition, he made an outstanding running catch of a Ryan Flaherty fly ball at the wall in right-center in the fifth.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Score Two In Tenth To Win Series Opener In Iowa

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds plated a pair of runs without the benefit of a hit in the top of the tenth inning to hang a 5-3 defeat on the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Monday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a four-game series.

In the decisive tenth, Taylor Green and Mat Gamel drew back-to-back one-out walks from Iowa reliever Chris Carpenter before the pitcher-catcher exchange failed the I-Cubs. With an 0-2 count on Sounds catcher Mike Rivera, the next two offerings went to the screen to allow Nashville to take the lead.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Drop Homestand Finale To Isotopes, 9-5

 

Robinson Grand Slam Highlights Albuquerque Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds closed out their homestand with a 9-5 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium.

With the victory, Albuquerque took three of five in the series against the Sounds (43-52) and won the season series between the clubs by a 10-6 margin.

Five of Nashville’s eight hits on the night went for extra bases, including a pair of doubles off the bat of Erick Almonte.

The Sounds jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with a pair of first-inning runs against Albuquerque starter John Ely.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Close Homestand With 5-1 Win Over I-Cubs

 

Nashville Turns Triple Play In Exciting Finale Victory

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds ended their homestand on a high note on Friday evening, posting a 5-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs in front of 8,181 fans at Greer Stadium.

With the win, Nashville (23-31) gained a split of the four-game series against their division rivals and finished its homestand with a 5-3 mark.

Three Sounds hurlers (Mark DiFelice, Chase Wright, Sean Green) combined to hold Iowa to three hits on the evening, while the 6-7-8 hitters carried the load for Nashville offense. Mike Rivera, Caleb Gindl, and Taylor Green combined for a 6-for-11 evening with four RBIs and two runs scored.

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Sounds Offense Breaks Out In 15-10 Win Over Iowa

 

Nashville Posts Season Highs In Hits & Runs In Snapping Three-Game Skid

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds rallied from an early six-run deficit to post a 15-11 victory in a slugfest with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium.

The 15-run outburst was the highest this season for the Sounds (22-31), who snapped a three-game losing streak with the come-from-behind victory.

Nashville pounded out a season-high 22 hits on the night, a PCL-era record for the club at Greer Stadium and two shy of the overall team hits record of 24 (accomplished twice during the 2000 season).

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