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Nashville Sounds fall 7-5 in 18 innings to New Orleans Zephyrs

 

Play Longest Game Since 2006

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – It took five hours, 26 minutes, 18 innings and an infielder pitching for the New Orleans Zephyrs to finally edge the Nashville Sounds on Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.

The night marked the longest game Nashville has been a part of since losing a 24-inning affair, 5-4 with the Zephyrs at Greer Stadium on May 5th, 2006.

The Sounds fell behind early when former Sound Vinny Rottino took Sounds starter Barry Zito deep to give the Zephyrs a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning.

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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)

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Nashville Sounds lose to Oklahoma City RedHawks 10-6

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Oklahoma City RedHawks plated five late runs to hand the Nashville Sounds a 10-6 defeat in the opener of a four-game series on Tuesday night at Greer Stadium.

The Sounds (28-44) have lost 12 of their 13 games to the RedHawks in 2012, including the last 10 in a row.

Second baseman Eric Farris went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Outfielder Jay Gibbons also had two hits including a double and a run.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat the Las Vegas 51s 7-6 in 10 Innings

 

Nashville Sounds Overcome Early Four-Run Deficit To Earn Series Split

Nashville SoundsLas Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds plated a run in the top of the tenth inning to record a come-from-behind 7-6 victory over the Las Vegas 51s on Thursday evening at Cashman Field in the finale of a four-game series.

With the victory, Nashville (18-28) notched consecutive road wins for the first time all season and gained a sweep of the four-game set with the 51s. The Sounds finished 4-4 on their West Coast road trip.

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Nashville Sounds lose 10-3 to Las Vegas 51s Tuesday night

 

Nashville Out-hits 51s Again But Loses For Second Straight Night

Nashville SoundsLas Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds’ road woes continued with a 10-3 loss to the Las Vegas 51s on Tuesday evening at Cashman Field.

Las Vegas led the entire way in notching its fourth consecutive victory and handing the Sounds (16-28) their third defeat in the last four nights. Nashville fell to just 6-18 when playing away from Greer Stadium.

Eight of the nine 51s hitters drove in at least one run as Las Vegas plated 10 runs against the Sounds for the second time in two nights. Nashville out-hit the 51s for the second straight contest but left 12 men on base and went just 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position on the night.

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Nashville Sounds score runs in the eighth to beat the Tucson Padres 4-3

 

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Nashville SoundsTucson, AZ – Third baseman Andy Gonzalez delivered a go-ahead, two-run single with two outs in the eighth inning for a 4-3 victory over the Tucson Padres on Friday evening at Kino Stadium.

Trailing 2-3 entering the eighth, second baseman Eric Farris got things started by singling, stealing second base, and reaching third on a throwing error. After first baseman Erick Almonte and right fielder Jordan Brown worked two-out walks, Gonzalez grounded a two-run single up the middle to plate Farris an Almonte. The game-winning RBI was Gonzalez’s second in the last three games.

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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.

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Nashville Sounds Win Rain-Shortened Series Opener Against Reno

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the Reno Aces, 6-5, in a six-inning, rain-shortened opener of a four-game series on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.

At the conclusion of the top of the sixth inning, the game went into a rain delay and was officially halted approximately 45 minutes later at 9:03pm, making it an official game.

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Nashville Sounds Walk Off against Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Corey Patterson Bunt

 

Nashville Records Second Straight Last At-Bat Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Corey Patterson’s two-out drag bunt single plated Eric Farris with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and gave the Nashville Sounds a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium.

Nashville (11-22) recorded its second straight last at-bat win and sixth overall last at-bat triumph of the year.

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Nashville Sounds drop Albuquerque Isotopes, 4-3, Sunday Afternoon

 

Bianchi Plates Winning Run in Nashville Debut

Nashville SoundsAlbuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds edged Albuquerque, 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Isotopes Park to snap a three-game losing streak.

First baseman Sean Halton enjoyed a solid day at the dish for the Sounds, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. Eric Farris and Hainley Statia added two-hit efforts for Nashville in the win.

The Sounds (9-20) got onto the board first, taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning when Halton ripped an RBI double to the left-center wall off Albuquerque starter Michael Antonini to plate Statia, who preceded him by drawing a walk.

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