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Sounds Take Second Straight In Salt Lake, 5-2

 

Nashville SoundsSalt Lake City, Utah – The Nashville Sounds won their third straight game on Friday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark, defeating the Salt Lake Bees by a 5-2 margin.

Sounds third baseman Chris Nowak (2-for-4) spotted the visitors a 1-0 lead in the top of the third inning, drilling Ryan Ketchner’s 3-1 offering over the left field wall for a one-out solo homer. It was the infielder’s first roundtripper of the year.

Salt Lake evened the contest at 1-1 in the home half of the fourth when Andrew Romine drew an inning-opening walk from Sounds starter Amaury Rivas then later scored on a groundout.

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Sounds Win 8-7 In New Orleans With Go-Ahead Pinch-Hit Homer By Mike Rivera

 

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – With two outs in the top of the eighth inning, pinch-hitter Mike Rivera belted a go-ahead two-run homer over the left field wall to give the Nashville Sounds an 8-7 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday night at Zephyr Field.

The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Nashville (7-8), and marked the first come-from-behind win this season.  Nashville scored the first six runs of the game, but allowed seven unanswered by the Zephyrs before Rivera’s late homer.

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Sounds Drop Road Opener To Divsion-Rival Storm Chasers, 2-1

 

Nashville SoundsPapillon, NE –  The Nashville Sounds lost 2-1 to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers in the first-ever game played at Werner Park on Saturday night. Nashville matched a season-low six hits on the evening while facing six Omaha pitchers.

All four of Nashville’s (5-4) defeats this season have come by one run, including twice in extra innings.

The Storm Chasers scored both runs in the bottom of the third inning. David Lough doubled in the beginning of the frame and attempted to score on an Eric Hosmer single, but was the victim of the Sounds’ seventh outfield assist of the early season as Brett Carroll threw Lough out at home plate to save a run. It was Carroll’s league-leading fourth outfield assist.

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Sounds Spilt Doubleheader With RedHawks On Tuesday Night

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the visiting Oklahoma City RedHawks on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium, dropping the first game, 6-7, and taking the nightcap, 2-1. The twinbill made up Monday evening’s rainout.

In the nightcap, Sounds edged the RedHawks, 2-1, behind Brendan Katin’s two-run homer and another fine pitching effort from Sounds starter Amaury Rivas (2-0).

The damage came in the bottom of the fourth inning, as first baseman Mat Gamel led off the frame with a double down the left field line, extending his consecutive-game streak with a double to three games. Katin then jacked a two-run homer over the wall in right-center, for his second long ball of the doubleheader.

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Zephyrs Edge Sounds In 14 Innings To Avoid Sweep

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – New Orleans catcher Brad Davis drew a bases-loaded walk from Sounds reliever Zack Segovia in the top of the fourteenth inning to give the visiting Zephyrs a 4-3 victory over Nashville on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.

With the win, New Orleans avoided a season-opening sweep by the Sounds (3-1).

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Sounds Quiet Zephyrs Again, Win 8-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat New Orleans Zephyrs, 8-1, in front of 7,151 fans on Saturday night at Greer Stadium, marking the third consecutive game that the Sounds held the Zephyrs to only one run.

Nashville continued its pitching dominance, backed by a quality start from starting pitcher Josh Butler. The 26-year-old right-hander tossed six innings of scoreless ball while tying a career high of eight strikeouts for the victory, allowing five hits with two walks. Butler previously fanned eight batters with Advanced-A Brevard County on June 25th, 2008 vs. Dunedin.

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