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Nashville Sounds beats Iowa Cubs 7-2 at Greer Stadium Saturday night

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds treated South Nashville Little League and 8,004 fans to a 7-2 win over the visiting Iowa Cubs Saturday night at Greer Stadium.

Prior to the game, the recent Little League World Series participants joined the Sounds on the field during the pregame festivities. The Sounds honored the team by wearing their Southeast Little League caps during the game.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Nashville Sounds lose Double Header to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – After rallying to tie both contests of Friday’s doubleheader at Principal Park, the Nashville Sounds could not keep pace with the Iowa Cubs, who delivered seven home runs on the night to defeat Nashville 5-4 and 8-6.

In game one, the Sounds cracked two home runs, but lost the seven-inning affair, 5-4.

After Sounds outfielder Khris Davis knotted the game in the fifth with his seventh home run of the year, the Cubs pulled back out to a one-run lead with their third homer of the game. Infielder Brad Nelson knocked a deep shot to right field off of reliever Jesus Sanchez (3-1).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger – Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get blanked by Iowa Cubs 7-0

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, Iowa  – Three Iowa Cubs hurlers combined on a four-hit, 7-0 shutout of the Nashville Sounds on Tuesday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a six-game series.

The shutout was the fifth suffered this season by the Sounds (24-46), who left eight runners on base in the contest. Iowa has won nine of its last 12 contests, while Nashville has dropped four of its last five.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Iowa Cubs at Greer Stadium 3-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds overcame an early deficit Friday night at Greer Stadium to defeat the visiting Iowa Cubs, 3-1, and pick up their first winning series of the year. The victory is Nashville’s third consecutive and marks the team’s longest streak of the season.

Tied 1-1 in the seventh, the Sounds attacked Iowa’s starting pitcher Yoanner Negrin (0-2) for two runs, which proved to be the difference. Stephen Parker, 2-for-4, led off the inning with a single into right field and scored the go-ahead run on Josh Prince’s double to the left-field corner.

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg goes seven innings in win over Iowa Cubs. (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds right-hander Johnny Hellweg goes seven innings in win over Iowa Cubs. (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Sean Halton and Taylor Green Power Nashville Sounds to 7-3 win over Iowa Cubs

 

Tyler Thornburg Earns Second Win For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Sean Halton and Taylor Green each belted a three-run homer to power the Nashville  Sounds to a 7-3 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium.

The win was the fourth in the last five games for Nashville (65-73). In the contest, the Sounds’ two through five hitters combined to go 9-for-13 with seven RBIs and seven runs scored.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 13-12 in Slugfest

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the division-rival Iowa Cubs in a 13-12, slugfest marathon on Sunday night at Greer Stadium to gain sole possession of second place in the PCL American Conference Northern Division.

The 13 runs scored was the highest run-output by the Sounds (35-49) in 2012 and third double-digit scoring output, which have come against all three of the Sounds’ divisional opponents. Nashville scored all 13 of its runs in the first five innings, highlighted by an eight-run fifth inning, which was a season-high.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 4-3 at Greer Stadium Saturday Night

 

Seth McClung Authors Solid Start, Eric Farris Belts First Homer Of Year In Victory

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds right-hander Seth McClung worked his team-leading sixth quality start and Eric Farris belted his first home run of the year to lead the Sounds to a 4-3 win over division-rival Iowa Cubs on a sweltering Saturday evening at Greer Stadium, where game time temperature was 104 degrees.

With the victory, Nashville (34-49) pulled even with Iowa into a second-place tie in the PCL American Conference Northern Division, the Sounds’ highest point in the standings all season. Both clubs trail first-place Omaha Storm Chasers by 17.5 games, however.

The win was Nashville’s league-leading 18th one-run victory of the season.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get mauled by Iowa Cubs 14-2

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – PCL home run leader Anthony Rizzo belted a pair of longballs and drove in four runs to power the Iowa Cubs to a 14-3 triumph over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday afternoon at Principal Park in the finale of a six-game series.

Eight of Iowa’s 15 hits on the day went for extra bases, including four home runs. The I-Cubs won four of the six contests in the series against the Sounds (24-40).

Cubs catcher Juan Apodaca joined Rizzo with four RBIs on the day and also homered.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds blow eight inning lead to lose 5-4 to the Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Left-fielder Ty Wright belted a go-ahead, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Iowa Cubs a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Sounds in the opener of a six-game series on Thursday night at Principal Park.

With the Sounds leading 4-3 entering the bottom of the eighth, Josh Vitters hit a one-out single off Mike McClendon (2-3) before Wright went deep on the following play.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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