Topic: Alec Bettinger
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds launched three home runs on their way to a 6-4 win over the Columbus Clippers in front of 6,612 fans at First Horizon Park Thursday night. Dustin Peterson, Payton Henry, and the rehabbing Daniel Vogelbach all went deep for Nashville.
Columbus plated three runs in the top of the first inning, but Nashville responded immediately in their half of the inning. Matt Lipka drew a leadoff walk and stole second base before Peterson crushed a two-run homer to deep left field to trim the deficit to 3-2.
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.
Jacksonville, FL – The Nashville Sounds suffered a pair of walk-off defeats on Friday against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, falling 3-2 and 6-5 in a doubleheader at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Sounds have lost six of their last seven games and three of the four so far in the series.
In Game 1, the Sounds had Jacksonville down to its last strike in the bottom of the seventh when Brian Navarreto hit a two-run homer off Luke Barker (4-2), saddling the Sounds with the 3-2 defeat instead of a 2-1 win.
Nashville, TN – The Louisville Bats defeated the Nashville Sounds 4-2 in the series finale Sunday night at First Horizon Park. The two clubs split the six-game set with Nashville winning the first three games and Louisville winning the last three.
Narcisco Crook gave the Bats a 2-0 advantage in the fourth inning with a double to center field. Dustin Peterson singled to lead off the bottom half of the fourth and was driven in on a double by Luke Maile to cut the Louisville lead to 2-1.
The Bats extended their lead to 3-1 in the fifth on a single from Max Schrock. The Sounds got the run right back in the bottom half of the fifth as Peterson singled home a run to make it 3-2, Louisville.
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.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds walked off on the Louisville Bats with a 2-1 win when Tim Lopes drove in Cooper Hummel with the winning run on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning on Tuesday night at First Horizon Park.
With Hummel at second base to start the bottom of the 10th in a 1-1 game, Christian Kelley walked to put runners at first and second. After Louisville retired Zach Green for the first out of the inning, Lopes hit an 0-1 pitch from Carson Fulmer deep enough into right field to score Hummel and give the Sounds their seventh walk-off win of 2021.
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 – Jamie Westbrook hit two home runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to an 8-0 win over the Gwinnett Stripers Tuesday night at Coolray Field. It marks the fourth time the Sounds have shutout their opponent this season.
Westbrook got Nashville started in the third inning with a three-run homer to give the Sounds a 3-0 advantage. Later in the frame, Weston Wilson singled with two outs, stole a base and was driven in on a single from Payton Henry to give Nashville a 4-0 lead.
The Sounds extended their lead to 6-0 in the fifth on an RBI double from Wilson and an RBI single from Henry.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds gave up just three hits but issued eight walks in a 2-1 loss to the Louisville Bats in 10 innings Wednesday night at First Horizon Park. The Sounds fall to 3-2 in extra innings.
Nashville took a 1-0 lead in the first as Cooper Hummel hit a two-out double and was driven in on a double from Zach Green.
In the seventh, Louisville tied the game at one as Alfredo Rodriguez scored on a wild pitch. Jose Barrero drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to give the Bats a 2-1 lead.
Nashville, TN – For the second straight night, the Nashville Sounds walked off on the Charlotte Knights in dramatic fashion at First Horizon Park. With the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the 10th, Weston Wilson raced home to score the winning run on a wild pitch to give the Sounds a 5-4 win in front of a sellout crowd of 11,244 on Friday night.
The score was deadlocked at 3-3 after nine innings. Charlotte’s Marco Hernandez gave the Knights a brief 4-3 lead with a run-scoring double in the top of the 10th inning but it didn’t last long.
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