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Ninth-Inning Run Leads Omaha Past Sounds, 2-1

 

De La Cruz Dominates Again For Nashville In No-Decision

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Johnny Giovatella’s two-out RBI single off Sounds reliever Justin James in the top of the ninth inning gave the visiting Omaha Storm Chasers a 2-1 victory over the Sounds on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.

The loss, the Sounds’ third in a row to their division rivals, was the league-leading seventh one-run defeat suffered by Nashville (8-11) this season.

In the top of the ninth, Eric Hosmer (3-for-4) led off with a single to right. After a pair of flyouts, Hosmer stole second and then scored when Giovatella laced his game-winning single into the gap in right-center, resulting in the first run allowed by James all season. The right-hander opened the year with 8 2/3 scoreless frames of relief for Nashville.

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Sounds Fall To Omaha In Easter Matinee, 7-3

 

Greinke Works 2 2/3 Innings In Rehab Start For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost an Easter Sunday matinee to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers, falling 7-3 at Greer Stadium.

Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke, currently on a rehabilitation assignment while recovering from a cracked left rib, made his first start for the Sounds after one rehab outing at Advanced-A Brevard County last Tuesday.

Greinke – who took a no-decision for Nashville – allowed two runs on three hits over 2 2/3 innings, throwing 54 pitches (32 strikes). He walked one batter and struck out two. He is expected to make another rehab start with the Sounds on Friday evening against Albuquerque at Greer Stadium, a 7:05pm contest.

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Sounds Lose Series Finale At Omaha, 8-3

 

Nashville Drops Three Of Four To Storm Chasers, Falls To .500 On Year

Nashville Sounds Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds closed out their first road series of the season on the short end of an 8-3 loss to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday afternoon at Werner Park in the finale of the four-game set.

With the defeat, Nashville (6-6) fell to the .500 plateau on the year after dropping three of four in the series.

The Sounds got things started with a two-out rally against former big-league Jeff Suppan in the top of the first inning, taking an early 3-0 lead. Brett Carroll snapped out of an 11 at-bat hitless funk by ripping a two-out RBI double to left to plate Brandon Boggs, who was hit by a pitch earlier in the frame. Third baseman Taylor Green (2-for-3) continued his recent hot hitting when he followed with a two-run single to right to extend the advantage to three.

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Sounds Split Doubleheader With Division-Rival Omaha

 

Green Homers Twice To Cap 5-3 Nightcap Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, dropping the opener 4-1 before rallying to post a 5-3 win in the nightcap. The twinbill made up Friday evening’s rainout.

Third baseman Taylor Green powered the Sounds to victory in the second contest, belting a pair of solo homers in leading Nashville (6-5) to a 5-3 triumph which snapped the club’s three-game losing skid.

Green (2-for-3) belted a two-out solo homer off Omaha starter Vin Mazzaro in the top of the second inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. The blast was the infielder’s second of the year.

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Sounds Drop Road Opener To Divsion-Rival Storm Chasers, 2-1

 

Nashville SoundsPapillon, NE –  The Nashville Sounds lost 2-1 to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers in the first-ever game played at Werner Park on Saturday night. Nashville matched a season-low six hits on the evening while facing six Omaha pitchers.

All four of Nashville’s (5-4) defeats this season have come by one run, including twice in extra innings.

The Storm Chasers scored both runs in the bottom of the third inning. David Lough doubled in the beginning of the frame and attempted to score on an Eric Hosmer single, but was the victim of the Sounds’ seventh outfield assist of the early season as Brett Carroll threw Lough out at home plate to save a run. It was Carroll’s league-leading fourth outfield assist.

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