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Nashville Sounds named Baseball America’s Triple-A Freitas Award Winner

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have been named the 2019 Triple-A winner of Baseball America’s Freitas Award. The Freitas Awards have been presented by Baseball America annually since 1989 and recognize franchises for their community involvement, long-term business success and consistent operational excellence.

The award will be presented on Monday, December 9th, 2019 to Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse at the Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego California.

“This is a tremendous honor from Baseball America for our organization,” said Nuse. “We strive to be the very best Minor League Baseball team in the country and share this award with our passionate fan base in Middle Tennessee.”

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APSU Baseball kicks off soon, get your season tickets today

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Opening day for the Austin Peay State University baseball season is just eight days away. The athletics department wants to remind fans about its updated season ticket pricing at Raymond C. Hand Park for the upcoming season.

Following on the changes to football and basketball season ticket packages, Governors Club members will receive special pricing on baseball season ticket packages.

Austin Peay Baseball season starts in eight days. Make sure to get your tickets soon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball season starts in eight days. Make sure to get your tickets soon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Memphis Redbirds beat Nashville Sounds 4-3 at First Tennessee Park

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds used a nine-strikeout performance from starter Alex Reyes on their way to a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,369 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.

Reyes’ solid outing started early as he struck out the side in the first inning. The top prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, according to Baseball America, allowed one run on two hits in his second win of the season.

While Reyes was keeping the Sounds off the bases, Jesse Hahn was struggling to find the strike zone for Nashville.

Division Rival Wins Game One of the Series

Division Rival Wins Game One of the Series

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Nashville Sounds release Opening Day Tentative Roster

 

A’s Top Prospects, All-PCL Returnee Joey Wendle & Nashville Native Highlight 2016 Club

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its tentative Opening Day roster for the 2016 season. The Sounds begin Pacific Coast League play on Thursday, April 7th when they welcome the Oklahoma City Dodgers to First Tennessee Park.

Eight players listed among Oakland’s top-20 prospects (according to Baseball America) will begin the season in Music City. They include: LHP Sean Manaea (No. 2), INF Renato Nunez (No. 4), OF Matt Olson (No. 6), INF Chad Pinder (No. 7), LHP Dillon Overton (No. 8), INF Max Muncy (No. 13), INF Rangel Ravelo (No. 15) and Joey Wendle (No. 17).

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Nashville Sounds announce Tentative Roster for Opening Day

 

Cy Young Award Winner, Ambidextrous Pitcher Highlight 2015 Squad

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds – entering their first season as the Oakland A’s Triple-A affiliate – have announced their tentative Opening Day 25-man roster for the 2015 season.

The group is headlined by the presence of a veteran pitching staff, prospects acquired in several offseason trades, 16 players who have made their Major League debut and six members of Oakland’s 40-man roster.

Chris Bassitt is rated as the A’s #5 prospect (as ranked by Baseball America) and will open the season in Nashville’s starting rotation. The right-hander was acquired this offseason in one of several trades made by A’s General Manager Billy Beane.

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Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

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Nashville Sounds pitcher Jimmy Nelson named Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Year

 

Jimmy Nelson and Clint Coulter Named Recipients of the Robin Yount Performance Pitcher and Player of the Year Awards, Respectively

Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee, WI – The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the recipients of the 2014 Robin Yount Performance Awards. Right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nelson was named Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Year and catcher Clint Coulter was named Brewers Minor League Player of the Year.

Nelson, 25, went 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA in 17 games (16 starts) at Triple-A Nashville, including 114 strikeouts and 32 walks in 111.0 innings. He allowed just three home runs and held opponents to a .179 batting average.

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Nashville Sounds’ Jimmy Nelson Named PCL Pitcher Of The Year

 

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Sounds Hurler Led Minors In ERA Prior To Mid-July Callup

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Former Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.

The 25-year-old right-hander dominated the PCL during his three-month stint with the Sounds earlier this season en route to earning a promotion to the Milwaukee Brewers. Entering the year, he had been rated by Baseball America as the organization’s top prospect.

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Nashville Sounds’ Jimmy Nelson Named to All-PCL Team

 

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Sounds Pitcher Led Minors In ERA Prior To Mid-July Promotion

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson has been named to the 2014 All-Pacific Coast League Team, which was announced by the league office this afternoon.

The 25-year-old right-hander dominated the PCL during his three-month stint with the Sounds earlier this season en route to earning a promotion to the Milwaukee Brewers. Entering the year, he had been rated by Baseball America as the organization’s top prospect.

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Nashville Sounds hold Oklahoma City RedHawks scoreless at Greer Stadium, 2-0

 

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Nashville’s Taylor Jungmann Pitches Six Shutout Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Logging his best start in nearly a month, Nashville starter Taylor Jungmann threw six strong innings to propel the first place Sounds (57-50) to a 2-0 win over the Oklahoma City RedHawks (53-55) at Greer Stadium on Friday night in front of 8,021 fans.

The shutout victory gives Nashville 10 for the year, which is the most in the PCL, and is the team’s first time holding the opposition scoreless since blanking the Round Rock Express on July 4th.

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