Topic: Elian Herrera
Late Rally Falls Short at First Tennessee Park
Nashville, TN – Another late rally by the Nashville Sounds came up short in a 3-1 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers Sunday afternoon in front of 4,877 fans at First Tennessee Park.
Oklahoma City (3-1) started the scoring when a pair of infield singles turned into a run in the third inning. Drew Maggi led off the inning with a slow-rolling single past the mound and quickly moved to second on a stolen base. A bunt single by Elian Herrera moved Maggi to third, and Yasmani Grandal plated the first run of the game with a sacrifice fly.
Oklahoma City flirts with no-hitter in win
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds put together a small rally in the bottom of the ninth inning only to see it fall short in a 2-1 loss to the Oklahoma City Dodgers in front of 5,122 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.
Trailing 2-0 and without a hit, Sounds (1-2) third baseman Renato Nunez started the home half of the ninth with a double down the right field line. Catcher Bruce Maxwell followed with a sharp single up the middle to score Nunez and trim the lead to 2-1.
A sacrifice bunt by Tyler Ladendorf moved pinch-runner Matt McBride to second, but the rally stopped there when Joey Wendle and Andrew Lambo struck out.
Jason Pridie Hits League-Best 7th Homer of July
Colorado Springs, CO – Jason Pridie and the Nashville Sounds offense stayed hot, as they narrowly edged the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 7-6 at Security Service Field on Tuesday night.
After three innings the game was locked up at three. The Sounds exploded for three runs in the third inning, with Max Muncy doing most of the damage on a two-run single. Pridie would score the Sounds third run later that inning on a Nate Freiman RBI single.
Joey Wendle Homers in Loss
Nashville, TN – Nashville and Colorado Springs combined for 24 hits on Thursday night at First Tennessee Park. Unfortunately for the Sounds, the Sky Sox got the better share, winning 4-3.
Sounds southpaw Sean Nolin was scheduled to start for Nashville, but was placed on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury yesterday. In need of a starter, the Oakland A’s acquired Parker Frazier from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade and optioned him to Nashville.
The right-hander struggled in his first two innings of work, giving up a run in each of the frames on six hits, but picked up two strikeouts while working a scoreless third.
Right-Hander Allows Two Hits Over Seven Scoreless To Earn Win
Nashville, TN – Making just his second start of the season for the Sounds, Nathan Long delivered seven shutout innings and guided Nashville to a 2-0 victory over Colorado Springs at First Tennessee Park on Wednesday night.
The shutout was the seventh the Sounds have posted this season. Nashville improved to 5-3 in the second half and has taken seven of the first 10 from the Sky Sox this season.
Right-hander Chris Bassitt Earns First Triple-A Win In Relief
Nashville, TN – The Sounds jumped out to an early lead and the pitching staff held Colorado Springs to five hits to give Nashville a 2-1 victory at First Tennessee Park on Sunday afternoon.
Nashville hitters had drawn a league-leading 45 walks coming into the game and they added to that total with seven more free passes. The offense had just four hits but it was enough for the Sounds to pull out the victory.
They grabbed the early lead in the first courtesy of a Kent Matthes double. The outfielder’s second double in as many games brought in Billy Burns and Max Muncy to put the home team up 2-0. Nashville has now outscored the opponent 12-1 in the first inning of games.
Nashville Sounds Collects Just Six Hits in Second Game Of Series
Nashville, TN – The Nashville offense had a tough time starting up on Saturday night at First Tennessee Park and fell to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 4-2.
Nashville left nine on base and went just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position.
Colorado Springs used a pair of multi-run frames to do the damage. Matt Long collected a run scoring single in the third and Elian Herrera did the same in the fifth.
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Nashville Rips Eight Of 11 Hits For Extra Bases
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored a 7-3 victory over Round Rock in front of 7,810 fans on Friday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a three-game series.
With the win, Nashville (50-46) extended its lead over the second-place Express to a game and a half in the PCL American Conference Southern Division.
The Sounds, who improved to 25-1 at home when scoring the first run of the contest, pounded eight of their 11 hits for extra bases on the night, including home runs by Matt Clark and Kevin Mattison, who drove in three of the Nashville runs.
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Nashville’s Hector Gomez and Pete Orr Go Deep
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds (49-44) got off to a slow start Tuesday night at AutoZone Park, but mounted a late-inning comeback to win 4-2 over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds.
After being held without a hit through the game’s first six innings and trailing by two, Nashville’s bats awoke from their slumber and the Sounds plated three runs in the 7th to take a lead they would never surrender.
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Redbirds Plate Two In Bottom Of Ninth To Steal 2-1 Victory
Memphis, TN – The Memphis Redbirds plated two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to steal a 2-1 victory against the Nashville Sounds on Monday evening at AutoZone Park in the opener of a four-game series.
The late Memphis rally, which came against Donovan Hand in his second inning of work in the contest, erased a chance for top Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jimmy Nelson to pick up his league-leading 11th victory following another brilliant pitching performance.
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