Topic: Charlotte Knights
Nashville Pitcher is the Second Sounds Player to Win a Weekly Award in 2021
Nashville, TN – Minor League Baseball announced today that Nashville Sounds pitcher Aaron Ashby has been named Triple-A East Pitcher of the Week for his play from May 31-June 6. Ashby joins Tyrone Taylor as Sounds players to win a weekly league honor in 2021.
Ashby’s lone start during the week was on Friday, June 4th at the Charlotte Knights. The 23-year-old struck out a season-high 11 batters and allowed one unearned run on two hits in seven innings. Unfortunately, Ashby was tagged with a tough-luck loss in Nashville’s 1-0 setback.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost their third straight in a rain-shortened game against the Charlotte Knights 3-2 Sunday Afternoon at Truist Field. The game was called in the top of the seventh inning with one out.
Charlotte took a 2-0 lead in the third on a two-run homer off the bat of Gavin Sheets. The Knights extended their lead to 3-0 in the fourth as Evan Skoug led off the inning with a double, advanced on a wild pitch, and scored on a groundout.
Jake Hager led off the fifth inning with a double and eventually came in to score on an errant pickoff attempt to cut Charlotte’s lead to 3-1.
Charlotte, NC – Bowden Francis gave the Nashville Sounds five strong innings in his second Triple-A starter, but it was not enough as the Sounds fell 4-0 against the Charlotte Knights on Saturday night at Truist Field. After winning 15 games in a row, the Sounds have suffered consecutive losses for the first time since May 4-5 when they began the season 0-2.
Francis (1-1) gave up a homer in the second to Tim Beckham and a two-out RBI single in the third to Jake Burger, and that was it over five frames. He struck out six and finished his outing by retiring seven batters in a row in the eventual loss.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds came within one win of a new franchise record, but the win streak came to an end at 15 as they were shut out by the Charlotte Knights 1-0 Friday night at Truist Field. Nashville won 15 consecutive games for the third time in franchise history and the first since July 29th-August 14th, 2018. The Sounds were shut out for the first time since August 26th, 2019 at Omaha.
Charlotte scored the only run of the game in the fourth inning. Adam Engel reached safely on an error, stole two bases, and came in to score on a groundout from Jake Burger.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds tied a franchise record as they won their 15th straight game with a 15-4 victory over the Charlotte Knights Thursday night at Truist Field. The Sounds have won 15 consecutive games for the first time since July 29th-August 14th, 2018. Additionally, Nashville set a franchise record with 14 walks and set a season-high with 15 runs scored.
Nashville jumped on Charlotte starter Félix Paulino in the second inning scoring four runs. After three consecutive walks, Jake Hager grounded out to bring home a run and Dylan Cozens followed it up scoring two with a bases-clearing triple. Cozens came in to score on a wild pitch to give the Sounds a 4-0 advantage.
Charlotte, NC – The Nashville Sounds’ winning streak reached 14 on Wednesday night with a 7-4 victory over the Charlotte Knights at Truist Field. Zack Godley dominated for seven innings, and Pablo Reyes and Weston Wilson each homered, putting the Sounds one win away from tying a franchise record for most consecutive wins.
Their 20-5 record remains the best in minor league baseball and the best start to a season in team history through 25 games.
Godley allowed only one hit in seven innings, and it came on his first batter of the game.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got a solid outing from Blaine Hardy and home runs from Dustin Peterson, Weston Wilson, and Cooper Hummel in a 6-4 win over the Charlotte Knights at Truist Field on Tuesday night. The win for Nashville was the club’s 13th consecutive win.
Coming off back-to-back six-game sweeps of Gwinnett and Columbus, the Sounds opened the six-game set in Charlotte with a first-inning run. Pablo Reyes doubled to the left-field corner on the first pitch of the game and came around to score on Dustin Peterson’s sacrifice fly.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club announced today its 2021 schedule, complete with home and away dates for all 142 games.
The Sounds will begin play in the newly formed Triple-A East on Tuesday, April 6th when they host the Norfolk Tides at First Horizon Park. Opening Day is part of a season-opening six-game homestand.
Opening Day on April 6th will mark 581 days between the time the Sounds last played a game at First Horizon Park.
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