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Omaha Storm Chasers blank Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The bats went quiet for the Nashville Sounds as they fell to the Omaha Storm Chasers 2-0 Wednesday night in front of 7,914 fans at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville’s Chris Bassitt and Omaha’s Jake Kalish went toe-to-toe on the mound, each looking sharp in their seven innings of work.

In the end it was Kalish’s Storm Chasers who emerged victorious as the southpaw allowed just two hits in his seven shutout innings while fanning nine batters. Bassitt took the tough-luck loss as he matched a season-high by tossing seven innings. For Bassitt it was his second quality start of the season.

Nashville Blanked for Eighth Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Blanked for Eighth Time in 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Omaha Storm Chasers in extra innings, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Melvin Mercedes provided the offensive heroics for the Nashville Sounds while Ben Bracewell was superb on the mound as they came from behind to defeat the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-4 in 11 innings.

Trailing 4-3 in the 11th inning, Sheldon Neuse squeaked a single past an outstretched Ryan O’Hearn at first base to knot the game at four runs apiece. After a sacrifice bunt from the birthday boy, BJ Boyd moved Neuse to second base, Mercedes came through in a major way. He found the hole on the left side of the infield to drive in Neuse from second and clinch the series-opening win.

Ben Bracewell and Melvin Mercedes Lead Nashville Sounds to Series-Opening Win. (Nashville Sounds)

Ben Bracewell and Melvin Mercedes Lead Nashville Sounds to Series-Opening Win. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds falls to Omaha Storm Chasers 9-3

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds trailed from start to finish en route to a 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Omaha Storm Chasers Tuesday night. The Sounds dropped to 64-70 on the season with the loss.

The Sounds were unable to take advantage of five walks from Omaha starter, Christian Binford and left the bases loaded without plating a run in each of the first two innings. In total they left 11 runners stranded and went just 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position.

Omaha took a 2-0 lead with help from the Sounds defense. In the first inning Frank Schwindel dribbled a ground ball to third base for a potential double play but the ball was thrown away by Sounds second baseman Franklin Barreto, allowing a run to score.

Nashville Sounds' Yairo Muñoz Collects Fourth Straight Multi-Hit Effort. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Yairo Muñoz Collects Fourth Straight Multi-Hit Effort. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Omaha Storm Chasers in extra innings

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers scored a run in the 13th inning to edge the Nashville Sounds, 3-2, at First Tennessee Park Monday night.

The four-hour, 14-minute marathon came to an end when the Storm Chasers put together a rally after both teams were held off the scoreboard since the sixth inning.

With Nashville’s Patrick Schuster on the mound, Cam Gallagher singled to right-center to start it. Hunter Dozier doubled to the gap in right-center to put runners at second and third for Billy Burns who put Omaha on top with a run-scoring groundout.

Omaha Storm Chasers Score Winning Run in 13th Inning. (Nashville Sounds)

Omaha Storm Chasers Score Winning Run in 13th Inning. (Nashville Sounds)

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Omaha Storm Chasers nab last minute win over Nashville Sounds

 

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Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Sounds were clinging to a 3-2 lead entering the ninth inning but a pair of singles and a costly error lifted the Omaha Storm Chasers to the 4-3 victory.

Logan Moon legged out an infield single to start the ninth inning rally for Omaha. Billy Burns followed that up with a base hit through the left side of the infield to bring Dean Anna to the plate. Anna laid down a bunt back to Sounds closer, Simon Castro who airmailed the throw into foul territory allowing the tying and winning runs to score.

Simon Castro’s Ninth Inning Error Proves Costly in Nashville Sounds loss to Omaha Storm Chasers. (Nashville Sounds)

Simon Castro’s Ninth Inning Error Proves Costly in Nashville Sounds loss to Omaha Storm Chasers. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds blow past Omaha Storm Chasers, 10-1

 

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Nashville SoundsPapillion NE – Joey Wendle became the Nashville Sounds franchise leaders in doubles in a 10-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Thursday night at Werner Park.

Wendle’s record-breaking 95th double in a Sounds uniform came in the sixth inning. In typical Wendle fashion, he turned a line-drive to right-center into a two-bagger when he hustled into second ahead of the throw.

Wendle broke the record held by Skeeter Barners who notched 94 doubles in 514 games with Nashville. Wendle, who has played parts of three seasons with the Sounds, broke the record in game number 335.

Nashville Sounds Crushes Omaha Storm Chasers as Season's Second Half Starts with a Bang. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Crushes Omaha Storm Chasers as Season’s Second Half Starts with a Bang. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall 8-3 to Omaha Storm Chasers at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers used extra innings to beat the Nashville Sounds, 8-3, in front of a sellout crowd of 10,253 at First Tennessee Park Friday night.

The 11th inning win overshadowed a stellar performance by Storm Chasers pitcher Jake Junis. The right-hander shutout the Sounds (23-22) over seven innings and limited Nashville to two hits while racking up a season-high 12 strikeouts in the no-decision.

Junis’ outing went for naught when the Sounds rallied in the eighth and ninth innings. Trailing 3-0, Joey Wendle sparked the first rally with a leadoff double in the eighth. Two batters later, Jaff Decker singled to right field to trim the deficit to 3-1.

Omaha Storm Chasers Fend off Late Rally by Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Omaha Storm Chasers Fend off Late Rally by Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds falls at home to Omaha Storm Chasers, 8-4

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers edged the Nashville Sounds, 8-4, in front of a sellout crowd of 10,442 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Sounds.

For the first time in 11 games, the Sounds failed to score first. Omaha’s Garin Cecchini started the scoring with a run-scoring fielder’s choice in the second.

The lead didn’t last long as Joey Wendle started the home half of the inning with a solo homer to straightaway center field. It was Nashville’s professional baseball-leading 43rd home run in the month of May.

Three Double Plays Haunt Nashville Sounds in Setback. (Nashville Sounds)

Three Double Plays Haunt Nashville Sounds in Setback. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose lead late, fall to Colorado Sky Sox 3-2

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds surrendered an early lead and fell to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 3-2 Friday night at First Tennessee Park in front of 9,402 fans.

Garrin Cecchini and Eric Young Jr. had back-to-back one out singles in the seventh to put the tying run on base. After a Michael Reed line out to short, Yadiel Rivera then saw a first pitch fastball and sent it over the left field fence to take a 3-2 lead for the Sky Sox.

The Sounds had a chance to tie or take a commanding lead in the bottom of the eight after three straight singles loaded the bases.

Billy Burns, Arismendy Alcantara and Chad Pinder each singled to start a potential Sounds rally in the eighth inning. Alcanatara’s single extended his hitting streak to 13 games, tying with Andrew Lambo for the team’s seaon-high hit streak.

Nashville Sounds' Arismendy Alcantara Extends Hitting Streak To 13 Games In Loss

Nashville Sounds’ Arismendy Alcantara Extends Hitting Streak To 13 Games In Loss

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Nashville Sounds’ Raul Alcantara throws seven inning shutout in 2-0 win over Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Raul Alcantara tossed seven shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-0 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.

Recently promoted from Double-A Midland, Alcantara has started two games with the Sounds and has dazzled in both. He went seven innings against Omaha on July 21st and allowed one unearned run in a no decision.

In his seven shutout frames today, he scattered seven hits, didn’t walk anybody, and struck out five.

Nashville Sounds Division Lead at 7.5 Games With Less Than 40 to Play.

Nashville Sounds Division Lead at 7.5 Games With Less Than 40 to Play.

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