Topic: Christian Colon
Metairie, LA – Zach Neal was magnificent as the Nashville Sounds blanked the New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-0 Monday afternoon to put a bow on the 2017 campaign. It was the first series sweep of the season for the Sounds.
Neal kept the ball down all afternoon as he hurled seven shutout innings for his third consecutive quality start. The right-hander retired the first 11 batters he faced before yielding a two-out double to Christian Colon in the fourth inning. He induced 11 ground outs on the afternoon.
Metairie, LA – Trailing by a pair of runs and a Sound on every base in the ninth inning, Jaff Decker roped a bases-clearing double to put the Sounds in front for good. Nashville overcame the New Orleans Baby Cakes 8-6 Saturday evening at The Shrine on Airline.
The Sounds entered the ninth trailing 6-4 and for the second time in the ball game plated four runs in an inning. A single, walk, fielder’s choice, and a hit-by pitch loaded the bases for Decker, who came through in a big way. Yairo Muñoz added an insurance run for the Sounds with a sacrifice fly after Decker swiped third base.
Papillion, NE – Eric Surkamp tossed 6 1/3 shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 3-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Monday night at Werner Park.
With the win, the Sounds avoided back-to-back losses for the first time since May 5th and 6th and have the best record in the Pacific Coast League at 35-22.
Surkamp has been back-and-forth between Nashville and Oakland for the better part of the 2016 season. The 6 1/3 innings signaled the longest outing against any opponent since he tossed seven frames on April 29th against the Round Rock Express.
Daniel Mengden Suffers First Loss of 2016 Season
Papillion, NE – The Omaha Storm Chasers held off a late surge from the Nashville Sounds in a sloppy 6-4 win Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
In a game that featured 12 walks, 3 hit batters and 2 errors, Omaha hung on to even the series after Nashville scored three runs in the ninth inning.
Trailing 6-1 going into the ninth, Renato Nunez started the rally with a solo homer to right-center field – his 11th blast of the season.
Ryon Healy followed with a double and was quickly brought in when Rangel Ravelo launched the second home run of the inning – this time a two-run shot to trim the deficit to 6-4.
Nashville Sounds Bullpen Tosses 7 2/3 Scoreless Innings In Series Finale
Papillion, NB – Ryan Roberts had a big day at Werner Park on Tuesday afternoon, blasting his second home run of the game to lead off the 12th inning and helping propel Nashville to an 8-6 win over Omaha.
The victory allowed the Sounds to take three of four from Omaha, marking their first series win since the end of June. The four hour and 10 minute game was Nashville’s sixth win in 13 extra-inning contests this season.
Roberts played hero for the Sounds with his solo shot to start the 12th. It was the designated hitter’s fourth home run of the series and his fourth RBI of the game.
Nashville’s Nelson and Leach Combine for Two-Hit Shutout; Team’s First
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds dominated the Omaha Storm Chasers Monday night at Werner Park, cruising to a 7-0 victory behind 10 hits and nine spotless innings from pitchers Jimmy Nelson (2-1) and Brent Leach.
Nelson was sharp out of the gate, retiring his first seven batters in succession and five via strikeout. The Milwaukee Brewers top prospect looked every bit of it, tossing seven scoreless frames for Nashville and limiting Omaha to two hits.
Nashville’s Jeremy Hermida Forces Extras With Three-Run Homer
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds walked 10 batters, beaned two, and chucked three run-scoring wild pitches in Sunday afternoon’s 7-6 extra-innings loss to the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park.
Trailing by three with two on and two out in the ninth inning, the Sounds got a lift from outfielder Jeremy Hermida, who drove the team’s third home run of the game deep over the right-field wall, leveling the score at six runs apiece.
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Caleb Gindl Homers, Moves Up On Nashville’s All-Time Hits List
Nashville, TN – Despite scoring four late runs, the Nashville Sounds took a loss in their home opener Friday night at Herschel Greer Stadium, falling 5-4 to the reigning PCL Champion Omaha Storm Chasers.
Outfielder Caleb Gindl, two-for-three, pulled the Sounds to within one run in the eighth inning with a towering home run that landed atop the visitor’s clubhouse beyond the right-centerfield wall, but the dinger marked the Sounds final run.
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Top Prospect Nelson Wins Season Debut For Nashville
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday afternoon at Werner Park. The Sounds won the opener, 2-1, before suffering a walkoff 4-3 loss in the nightcap.
In the opener, top Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jimmy Nelson turned in a quality start to lead the Sounds to a 2-1 victory.
Nelson (1-0) held the Storm Chasers to one run on three hits while striking out four batters in six innings of work, tossing 91 pitches on the afternoon.
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds suffered their third straight loss to division-leading Omaha, falling 4-1 to the Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
Nashville (38-71), which has dropped five of its last six after opening with four wins in their first five contests out of the All-Star break, is just 4-11 against Omaha this season.
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