Topic: Christian Lopes
Nashville, TN – In the last night game of the season for the Nashville Sounds, Tim Dillard pitched a gem against the San Antonio Missions, throwing 125 pitches and allowed three runs in seven innings while striking out nine. The Sounds won 7-3 in front of 11,348 at First Tennessee Park.
San Antonio scored a run in the top of the first inning during their first two at bats. Corey Ray led the game off with a single and scored on an RBI triple by Blake Allemand. The Sounds responded immediately in the bottom-half of the first inning, scoring two runs on two hits, a hit-by-pitch and an error. The Sounds led 2-1 after the first.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds Patrick Wisdom hit a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the team to a 6-5 win over the San Antonio Missions in front of a sellout crowd of 10,632 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
Wisdom’s mammoth homer to left-center was his 30th of the season. The 30 home runs are tied for the eighth-most by a Sounds player in single-season team history.
David Carpenter came in for the top of the ninth and faced the minimum to earn his 21st save of the season. The 21 saves for Carpenter is the seventh-most in single-season team history.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds were behind in the first half of the game against the Iowa Cubs. The Sounds took the lead in the sixth inning thanks to five runs. Christian Lopes launched a three-run home run in the inning, leading Nashville to a 7-5 win.
The Sounds scored twice to open the game in the first inning. Andy Ibanez hit an RBI single that scored Isiah Kiner-Falefa. Two batters later, Matt Davidson hit an RBI single to make it a 2-0 game early. Nashville scored in the sequence of four consecutive hits.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds let a 3-1 lead slip away in the sixth inning and never recovered, falling 5-3 to the Iowa Cubs on Saturday night at Principal Park. The loss ended the Sounds’ win streak at four and officially eliminated them from playoff contention. It was just their third loss in the last 16 games.
The Sounds led 3-1 through five innings and got another strong start by Seth Maness. He yielded one run – a Robel Garcia homer in the second – on just two hits and walked none over five innings in a no-decision.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back in a road trip-opening 11-5 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Monday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Matt Davidson started the offensive barrage with a three-run homer off Oklahoma City starter J.D. Martin in the first inning. Andy Ibanez joined the home run derby with a solo blast in the second inning and Patrick Wisdom launched a two-run shot in the eighth. For Davidson, it was his team-leading 28th of the season. Wisdom is one shy of Davidson with 27.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds use a seventh inning three run rally to beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-3 at First Tennessee Park Friday night. The win for Nashville was their eighth over the last nine games.
Trailing 3-2 into the bottom of the seventh, the first six batters reached safely for the Sounds. After back-to-back singles to start the inning by Christian Lopes and Nick Solak, Zack Granite’s base hit to center field evened the game at 3-3.
Omaha elected to intentionally walk Ronald Guzman to load the bases and it came back to hurt when Ofreidy Gomez walked Andy Ibanez to force in the go-ahead run.
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds crushed a season-high six home runs on Saturday night, including two more from Patrick Wisdom, and routed the Sacramento River Cats 13-3 in the opener of a four-game set at Raley Field. The Sounds are 4-0 so far on their seven-game California road trip and haven’t trailed at any point.
The game was tied 1-1 in the third when the Sounds began their home run barrage. Andy Ibanez and Nick Solak each hit a two-run homer off Justin Haley to make it 5-1. Then Wisdom homered for the sixth consecutive game, going back-to-back with Solak for a 6-1 advantage. Zack Granite later added an RBI single in the six-run frame.
Fresno, CA – The Nashville Sounds cruised to a 5-1 win against the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park Friday night. Patrick Wisdom had three hits, including his 24th home run of the season. Wisdom’s big night at the plate helped the Sounds to the three-game sweep, their second series sweep of 2019.
Wisdom’s long ball was his sixth in his last five games, and his 18th in his last 40 contests. He has homered in five consecutive games.
The designated hitter had previously knocked in the first run of the game with an RBI double in the second inning. The home run was a solo blast and gave Nashville a 2-1 lead after five frames.
Fresno, CA – On Thursday night, the Nashville Sounds broke lose in the ninth inning breaking the 6-6 tie by pushing two runs across the plate for an 8-6 win over the Fresno Grizzlies at Chukchansi Park.
The Sounds cruised most of the night. They belted four doubles in the first inning against Scott Copeland and led 4-0 right away. Zack Granite, Andy Ibanez and Ronald Guzman had consecutive doubles to start the game, and Christian Lopes smashed a two-run double later in the frame. Then Patrick Wisdom blasted a solo homer in the third to make it 5-0. Wisdom, who also homered twice on Wednesday, has homered in four consecutive games.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were able to load the bases in the bottom of the ninth but were unable to push a tying run across the plate in 5-4 loss to Albuquerque Isotopes Monday night at First Tennessee park.
The first run of the game came in the bottom of the second inning when Eli White hit a home run. The ball bounced off the screen adjacent to the foul pole right above the 310’ sign. That gave Nashville the early 1-0 lead.
The top of the fourth was rough for the Sounds as they allowed five runs to the Isotopes. Albuquerque recorded five consecutive singles in the inning to score three of the runs. Pat Valaika followed with a two-run single for the fourth and fifth run. The Isotopes brought 10 batters to the plate in the inning and was up on the Sounds 5-1.
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