Topic: Barry Enright
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds settled for a four-game series split after a 6-0 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes spoiled the day for 9,718 fans on Mother’s Day at First Tennessee Park.
The near-capacity crowd didn’t have much to cheer about as the Sounds (15-18) were blanked for the second time in 2017.
Albuquerque jumped on Nashville starter Paul Blackburn in the second inning. Noel Cuevas reached on an infield single and quickly moved to third when Jordan Patterson followed with a double. Both scored on run-scoring hits by Rafael Ynoa and Collin Ferguson.
Nashville, TN – The sound of three Nashville home runs lingered in the ears of 11,068 fans Saturday night at First Tennessee Park as the Sounds topped the Albuquerque Isotopes 7-3. The Sounds (15-17) recorded their 13th multi-home run game of the season and took a 2-1 series lead over the Isotopes (18-17).
Pitching on a Major League rehab assignment as he recovers from offseason foot surgery, Daniel Mengden (0-1, 4.91) showed all the ingredients of a big league pitcher through three innings.
The 24-year-old kept the Albuquerque hitters off balance the first time through the order but ran into trouble when the Isotopes saw him a second time. He finished his second outing of 2017 with five strikeouts in 3.2 innings.
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Jason Rogers Paces 16-Hit Attack With Career-Best Four Hits
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds pounded out 16 hits, including 11 for extra bases, during their 9-3 victory over Albuquerque on Monday evening at Isotopes Park.
With the win, Nashville (70-59) remained one game behind first-place Memphis with 15 to play.
Third baseman Jason Rogers went 4-for-5 to pace the Nashville offensive attack, matching his career high for hits in a game (fifth occurrence). Hector Gomez, Sean Halton, and Matt Clark each plated a pair of runs for the Sounds in the win.
Albuquerque, N.M – Despite achieving double-digit hits for the second consecutive game, the Nashville Sounds (69-59) could not muster enough runs in a 4-2 defeat to the Albuquerque Isotopes Sunday afternoon at Isotopes Park.
Eight different Sounds recorded hits in the contest including outfielder Logan Schafer, who extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a single in the top of the third. He finished the game going 2-for-5 and is hitting .362 during his current streak.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to come from behind and win 5-3 over the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday night at Greer Stadium. The win was the Sounds’ second consecutive come-from-behind victory against the Bees and 12th of the season.
Twenty of Nashville’s 56 victories this season have come when the Sounds score the winning run in their final turn at the plate, which has been the case in six of the club’s last eight wins.
Designated hitter Taylor Green led the charge, going 3-for-4 with a double and RBI.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds scored six unanswered runs in a come-from-behind, 6-4 victory over the Reno Aces on Monday night at Aces Ballpark, highlighted by a go-ahead, two-run homer by Taylor Green in the top of the ninth inning.
Entering the ninth trailing 4-3, outfielder Logan Schafer singled off pitcher Sam Demel to lead off the frame and advanced to second on a Lucas May passed ball. Schafer would then score the tying run as Eric Farris ripped an RBI single over the second baseman’s head into right field. Green followed by hammering a two-run homer down the right field line for his 20th of the season.
The win was Nashville’s (58-59) ninth come-from-behind victory when trailing in the 7th inning of later this season and 12th last at-bat win.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds opened the second portion of their West Coast road trip with an 11-5 victory over Reno on Sunday evening at Aces Ballpark in the opener of a four-game series.
The win marked the seventh straight series opener victory for Nashville (57-59).
The Sounds took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Logan Schafer led off the contest with a single and later scored on a Mat Gamel groundout.
Reno responded with a pair of runs in the home half of the frame when cleanup hitter Andy Tracy belted a two-out, two-run homer to right off Nashville starter Frankie De La Cruz. The veteran’s 14th big fly of the season gave the Aces a short-lived 2-1 advantage.
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