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Sounds Even Road Series With 7-3 Win In Iowa

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds evened their road series against the division-rival Iowa Cubs by posting a 7-3 victory on Tuesday evening at Principal Park.

Martin Maldonado and Edwin Maysonet each drove in three runs on the night for the Sounds (69-69), who got two-hit efforts from five different players to pace their 12-hit attack.

After Iowa took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a Lou Montanez RBI single, the Sounds responded with three runs in the top of the second inning to grab a 3-1 advantage against Cubs starter Nick Struck.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Plate Three Late Runs, Defeat Memphis 6-3

 

Nashville Wraps Up 2011 Home Slate Tomorrow Evening

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a late tie and post a 6-3 victory over the division-rival Memphis Redbirds on Saturday evening in front of 8,827 fans at Greer Stadium.

With the score knotted at 3-3, Nashville batted around against Redbirds reliever Jess Todd to register the game-winning three-run outburst.

Eric Farris led off the Sounds’ eighth with a single and moved to second on Mat Gamel’s opposite-field single through the left side of the infield. With one out, Caleb Gindl ripped a line-drive single to center to plate Farris with the go-ahead run. After an intentional walk was issued to Brandon Boggs to load the bases, pinch-hitter Andy Gonzalez gave the Sounds some breathing room with a two-run single to left that extended the lead to three.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Take Series Opener From First-Place Storm Chasers

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds scored four runs in the top of the first inning and later turned their second triple play of the season en route to a 4-1 victory over the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday evening at Werner Park in the opener of a four-game series.

The win was the Sounds’ tenth straight victory in a series opener and pulled Nashville (65-63) back within 6 ½ games of the Storm Chasers in the PCL American Conference Northern Division race.

Right-hander Josh Butler (8-7) took over sole possession of the Sounds’ victories lead as he finally defeated Omaha after dropping his first three starts against them earlier this season. Butler authored a quality start, allowing one run on six hits over six innings of work, to pick up the win, his team-best eighth of the year.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Peralta Dominates Tucson In Sounds’ 4-0 Shutout Win

 

Top Prospect Fans Nine Over Seven Scoreless Frames

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Right-hander Wily Peralta fanned nine batters over seven scoreless innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 4-0 victory over the Tucson Padres on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium.

Peralta (2-0), who won his second straight Triple-A start since joining the Sounds, allowed only three hits and did not walk a batter on the night, tossing 61 of his 91 pitches for strikes.

Daniel Herrera followed on the hill and closed out the Sounds’ fifth shutout victory of the year with two perfect frames, striking out one batter.

The three-hit shutout was the eighth win in the last 10 games for Nashville (64-61).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Extend Win Streak To Six With 7-6 Win Over 51s

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The red-hot Nashville Sounds extended their winning streak to six with a 7-6 victory over the Las Vegas 51s in front of 9,012 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.

Nashville (62-59) has been the hottest team in the Pacific Coast League since the All-Star break, improving to 21-10 since July 14th. The six-game win streak matches the club’s longest this season (second occurrence).

The contest was the Sounds’ PCL-leading 47th one-run affair this season (22-25 in those games).

The Sounds grabbed a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Logan Schafer led off with an opposite-field, line-drive double to left off Las Vegas starter P.J. Walters, extending his hitting streak to 11 games.  Jordan Brown (2-for-3) later plated Schafer with a sacrifice fly to center.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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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)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Doubled Up By Express, 8-4

 

Schafer Extends Hit Streak To 10 For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Veteran infielder Esteban German went 5-for-5 to lead a 14-hit Round Rock offensive attack in the Express’ 8-4 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium.

Express catcher Kevin Cash added a 3-for-4, two-RBI effort that included a homer and a double for the visitors, who improved to 10-4 against Nashville (53-56) this season.

The Sounds took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning against Round Rock starter Martin Perez.  With one out, Caleb Gindl (3-for-5) singled and Taylor Green drew a walk before Erick Almonte hit a ball to shortstop that was mishandled by Nick Green to load the bases.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Win Exciting Road Opener At Oklahoma City In Extras, 11-9

 

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – First baseman Erick Almonte crushed a two-run double in the top of the 10th inning to power the Nashville Sounds to a come-from-behind 11-9 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks in the opener of a four-game set on Tuesday night.

Scoring six runs in the final three innings, Nashville (51-53) moved to 3-9 in extra-inning play while picking up its 11th last-at win of the season (second on the road). It was also the Sounds’ eighth come-from-behind win while trailing in the seventh inning or later.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Cubs Drop Sounds, 3-1, to End Winning Streak

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds snapped a season-best six-game winning streak with a 3-1 loss to the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Sunday night at Greer Stadium.

Iowa starter Jack Struck (1-3) tossed his best pitching performance of the season for his first Triple-A victory. The 21-year-old surrendered just one run on seven hits in a season-high seven innings pitched with 79 pitches. John Gaub earned his fifth save with a scoreless ninth.

Before the defeat this evening, Nashville (49-53) also had won a streak of eight consecutive games against Iowa, the longest win streak against a single opponent since 2009.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Drop Pitching Duel To Albuquerque, 3-2

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost a 3-2 pitching duel to the Albuquerque Isotopes, as two Pacific Coast League All-Star starting pitchers tossed fine pitching performances in front of more than 8,000 fans at Greer Stadium on Saturday night.

Albuquerque All-Star and former Sound Dana Eveland (9-5) picked up a victory after surrendering just one run on three hits in seven innings of work.

Nashville All-Star Sam Narron (4-4) matched with a quality start of his own but came away with a tough loss. The left-hander gave up two runs on seven hits in six innings of work, tossing a season-high 119 pitches.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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