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Nashville Sounds fall to late New Orleans Zephyrs rally, 4-3

 

Nashville SoundsNew Orleans, LA – The New Orleans Zephyrs scored a run in the seventh and three in the eighth to steal a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds Sunday night at Zephyr Field.

Nashville built a 3-0 lead on a strong pitching performance from Daniel Gossett and home runs from Franklin Barreto and Rangel Ravelo only to see the bullpen cough it up late.

Gossett allowed one run on three hits in 6 2/3 innings and was in line for the win in his second career Triple-A start before the ‘pen faltered.

Nashville Sounds Lose First Series Since Before the All-Star Break

Nashville Sounds Lose First Series Since Before the All-Star Break

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Nashville Sounds drop Doubleheader to New Orleans Zephyrs

 

Chris Bassitt, Arnold Leon Pitch Well in Losses

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The New Orleans Zephyrs beat the Nashville Sounds twice on Monday night at Zephyr Field, taking game one 4-3, and game two 3-1.

The first matchup featured the completion of the contest the two teams began on April 27th, a game that Arnold Leon initially started. The Zephyrs could not use their original starter, Adam Conley, because he was promoted to Miami yesterday. Leon threw 3.2 innings of scoreless baseball before rain ended his outing the first time.

After the game resumed, Leon retired the first 9 batters he faced before Juan Diaz singled with two outs in the seventh. Leon would walk the next two batters and manager Steve Scarsone went to his bullpen attempting to preserve the 2-0 lead the Sounds had earned via RBI from Joey Wendle and Kent Matthes earlier in the game.

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Nashville Sounds take Three of Four from Reno with 9-7 Victory on Wednesday

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds plated four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to record a 9-7 victory over the Reno Aces in the finale of a four-game series in front of 8,995 fans at Greer Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

Nashville (14-24) overcame two separate three-run deficits on the afternoon, initially trailing 0-3 and again at 4-7 entering the bottom of the sixth to take three of four from the Aces.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds split Doubleheader with Reno Aces on Monday Night

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the Reno Aces on Monday evening at Greer Stadium, winning the opener, 5-0, and dropping the twinbill nightcap, 5-1.

With the split, the Sounds moved to 1-3 in doubleheader action in 2012 and sport a 13-23 record, which moves the club ahead of Memphis into third place in the PCL American Northern Division.

In the opener, right-hander Mike Fiers tossed a three-hit, seven-inning shutout to lead the Sounds to a 5-0 victory over the Aces.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Ten-Run Seventh Gives Sounds Exciting Comeback Victory And Series Sweep Of Reno

 

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds completed a four-game series sweep of the Reno Aces, thanks to a 10-run seventh inning rally in an 11-9 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Aces Ballpark.

With the win, The Sounds (60-59) finished 6-2 on the eight-game road trip through Colorado Springs and Reno and are posting a winning record for the first time since April 17th when they were 6-5.

The sweep was the third sweep of the season for the Sounds. Nashville previously swept New Orleans from June 25th-28th at Greer Stadium and Iowa from July 18th-21st at Principal Park. The Sounds were also swept by Reno at Aces Ballpark last season, their only meeting in 2010.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds put up Five in First, Defeat Reno 5-3

 

Fiers Earns Fifth Win In Five Starts For Nashville

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds continued to flourish in road action on Tuesday evening at Aces Ballpark, posting a 5-3 victory over Reno.

With the win, the Sounds (59-59) drew back to the .500 mark for the first time since April 22nd, when they were 8-8.

Nashville, which has won 13 of its last 17 contests away from Greer Stadium, has taken the first three games of the series against the Pacific Northern Division-leading Aces and will attempt to complete their third sweep of the year on Wednesday.

First baseman Mat Gamel drove in three of the Sounds’ five runs with a first-inning homer, while center fielder Logan Schafer (2-for-4) was one of three Nashville hitters to post a multiple-hit effort in the victory. Schafer continued his solid start to his Triple-A career; he has hit safely in 18 of his 19 PCL games, including 12 multi-hit efforts.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Come Back To Score Three In The Ninth, Win 6-4 In Reno

 

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds scored six unanswered runs in a come-from-behind, 6-4 victory over the Reno Aces on Monday night at Aces Ballpark, highlighted by a go-ahead, two-run homer by Taylor Green in the top of the ninth inning.

Entering the ninth trailing 4-3, outfielder Logan Schafer singled off pitcher Sam Demel to lead off the frame and advanced to second on a Lucas May passed ball. Schafer would then score the tying run as Eric Farris ripped an RBI single over the second baseman’s head into right field. Green followed by hammering a two-run homer down the right field line for his 20th of the season.

The win was Nashville’s (58-59) ninth come-from-behind victory when trailing in the 7th inning of later this season and 12th last at-bat win.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Lose 7-4, Swept By Reno

 

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds lost 7-4 to the Reno Aces on Saturday night at Aces Ballpark in the finale of a four-game set to suffer its first losing series sweep of the season.
Reno right fielder Chris Rahl went a perfect 4-for-4 on the night, while former Sound Cole Gillespie added three hits and two runs scored.

The Aces scored the first run in the opening frame as Gillespie singled to reach base. Brandon Allen followed with an RBI double to left field to plate Gillespie from first base for a 1-0 Reno lead.

Reno scored four more runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, beginning the damage by recording two walks off Sam Narron to open in the inning. Former Sound Carlos Corporan singled home the first run, with Mark Hallberg doubling home the next. Later in the frame with two outs, Rahl knocked a two-run single to center to score Corporan and Hallberg for a 5-0 advantage. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Drop Third Straight To Reno, 6-2

 

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds dropped its third straight contest to the Reno Aces, 6-2, on Friday evening at Aces Ballpark in the third game of a four-game set.

Reno starter Matt Torra (8-6) tossed 8 1/3 innings for the win, holding the Sounds scoreless with only one extra-base hit through the first eight innings. Torra allowed two runs (one earned) on eight hits and two strikeouts on the night.

The loss put Nashville (59-54) six games behind division-leading Iowa in PCL American Conference Northern Division.

The Aces did damage in the opening frame, scoring four runs on Sounds starter Marty MCLeary to take a quick 4-0 lead. After recording the first out of the game, McLeary surrendered three straight base hits, capped by a two-run single by Reno second baseman Tony Abreu. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds routed by Reno in road trip Opener, 12-1

 

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Reno Aces rapped out 15 hits en route to a 12-1 spanking of the Nashville Sounds  on Wednesday evening at Aces Ballpark in the opener of a four-game series.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Nashville (59-52), which fell to four games behind division-leading Iowa.

The Sounds took a short-lived 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Lorenzo Cain led off the contest with a single before scoring the game’s first run on Brendan Katin’s two-out RBI double off rehabbing Aces starter and former Sound Kris Benson.

The run would be the only one of the night for Nashville, which was held to just six hits on the evening by a pair of Reno hurlers. Katin finished 2-for-3 for the Sounds’ lone multiple-hit effort.

Reno tied it in the second when ex-Sound Cole Gillespie drew an inning-opening walk from Chuck Löfgren and later scored on Mark Hallberg’s single to right. «Read the rest of this article»

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