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Nashville Sounds end season beating New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-0

 

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Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – Zach Neal was magnificent as the Nashville Sounds blanked the New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-0 Monday afternoon to put a bow on the 2017 campaign. It was the first series sweep of the season for the Sounds.

Neal kept the ball down all afternoon as he hurled seven shutout innings for his third consecutive quality start. The right-hander retired the first 11 batters he faced before yielding a two-out double to Christian Colon in the fourth inning. He induced 11 ground outs on the afternoon.

Nashville Sounds' Zach Neal Tosses Gem in Finale. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Zach Neal Tosses Gem in Finale. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose to Omaha Storm Chasers 4-3 in extra innings

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – For the second time in three games the Omaha Storm Chasers outlasted the Nashville Sounds in extra innings. Hunter Dozier’s bloop single in the 11th inning sealed the Sounds fate Wednesday night.

With two outs and a runner on third base in the top of the 11th inning Lou Trivino jammed Dozier but the Omaha right fielder muscled the pitch into shallow center field to put the Storm Chasers in front for good.

Yairo Muñoz collected a pair of hits for his fifth consecutive multi-hit game. Franklin Barreto went 3-for-3 for his fifth multi-hit game in his last eight.

Nashville Sounds Yairo Muñoz Collects Fifth Straight Multi-Hit Effort. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Yairo Muñoz Collects Fifth Straight Multi-Hit Effort. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Round Rock Express 7-6

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Round Rock Express came out victorious 7-6 over the Nashville Sounds in front of 11,144 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night. The crowd broke the ballpark’s single-season attendance record previously set in 2015.

The Express scored a run in each of the final two innings of the back-and-forth contest to secure the victory and even up the all-time series between the two ball clubs at 104 games apiece.

Nashville applied the pressure in the bottom of the ninth inning by sending the game-winning run to the plate but was unable to cash in. Trailing 7-5 with one out in the frame, Yairo Munoz laced a double into the gap in right center field.

First Tennessee Park Sets Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

First Tennessee Park Sets Single-Season Attendance Record Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds slay Iowa Cubs 7-0

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds cracked a pair of home runs and got a bright pitching performance from Ben Bracewell in a 7-0 win over the Iowa Cubs in front of 8,119 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday afternoon.

Joey Wendle started the scoring early when he launched a three-run homer into The Band Box in the bottom of the first inning. It was Wendle’s eighth home run of the season and snapped a Sounds skid of 0-for-14 with runners in scoring position.

Nashville added a run in the second when Melvin Mercedes singled up the middle and Jaff Decker perfectly placed a double down the left field line to bring in Mercedes and make it 4-0.

Nashville Sounds Pitchers Notch Ninth Shutout of the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Pitchers Notch Ninth Shutout of the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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Memphis Redbirds down Nashville Sounds 3-2

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds put together a late rally but it was not enough as they fell to the Memphis Redbirds 3-2 Wednesday night at AutoZone Park. The one-run game was the sixth of its kind in the season series between the two ball clubs.

Memphis starter Jack Flaherty put together a dominant performance on the mound while the Sounds had to piece together a ball game with its bullpen. Felix Doubront made a spot start for Zach Neal and lasted three innings before being replaced by fellow southpaw, Patrick Schuster. Corey Walter finished out the ball game, tossing the final 2 2/3 innings.

Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds Play Sixth One-Run Game Between Them. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds Play Sixth One-Run Game Between Them. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Tacoma Rainiers 6-3

 

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Nashville SoundsTacoma, WA – For the second straight day nine innings were not enough to decide a winner between the Nashville Sounds and Tacoma Rainiers. Tuesday, however, it was the Sounds who came out victorious with a 6-3 win.

A three-run top of the 10th inning helped the Sounds escape Tuesday’s matinee in Tacoma 6-3 over the Rainiers. Joey Wendle’s 99th career double for the Sounds put them in front 4-3. The Sounds then tacked on two more runs on a Kenny Wilson single to give Raul Alcantara some breathing room.

Tacoma’s Taylor Motter proved to be a tough out in the late stages of the ball game for the second straight game.

Nashville Sounds Joey Wendle and Kenny Wilson Provide Tenth Inning Heroics. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Joey Wendle and Kenny Wilson Provide Tenth Inning Heroics. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose road game against Reno Aces, 4-3

 

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Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds started their eight-game road trip with a 4-3 loss to the Reno Aces at Greater Nevada Field Thursday night.

After jumping out to an early 3-0 lead, the Sounds surrendered four unanswered runs to drop their fourth consecutive game.

Starters Frankie Montas and Jake Buchanan matched zeroes through the first two innings before the Sounds broke through against Buchanan in the third.

Melvin Mercedes started the rally with a one-out double, and then moved to third on a wild pitch. Jaff Decker’s RBI groundout gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead. They weren’t done as four consecutive two-out hits plated another two runs.

Nashville Sounds Offense Goes Quiet After Three-Run Third Inning. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Offense Goes Quiet After Three-Run Third Inning. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds take down Salt Lake Bees, 2-1

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds used a dominant pitching performance to grab a 2-1 win over the Salt Lake Bees in front of a sellout crowd of 11,024 fans Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.

One night after the Sounds used three pitchers to shut out the Las Vegas 51s, four pitchers held the Bees to one run on four hits in another one-run win. It’s the third time in four games the Sounds have won a one-run game.

Kendall Graveman started on a Major League rehab assignment and went 4 2/3 innings. The right-hander allowed one run on four hits while walking a pair and striking out five. The lone run he allowed was a one-out solo homer to Ramon Flores to give Salt Lake a 1-0 lead in the second.

Four Nashville Sounds Hurlers Limit Salt Lake to One Run. (Nashville Sounds)

Four Nashville Sounds Hurlers Limit Salt Lake to One Run. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds have big Fifth to down Las Vegas 51s 8-7

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds plated seven runs in the fifth inning and hung on to dispatch the Las Vegas 51s, 8-7, in front of 6,521 fans at First Tennessee Park Wednesday night.

The Sounds have scored 18 runs on 30 hits in the first two games of the series, and have won 10 consecutive games over the 51s dating back to the 2015 season.

12 batters came to the plate in the fifth for Nashville. Seven reached via hit, one drew a walk, and another was safe on a fielder’s choice and error. Left fielder Kenny Wilson started the frame with a single to left field, and later added a second hit in the inning, a run-scoring knock to cap the scoring.

Nashville Sounds Wins 10th Straight Game over Las Vegas 51s. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Wins 10th Straight Game over Las Vegas 51s. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall at Iowa Cubs, 1-0

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds dropped an old fashioned pitcher’s duel Monday night 1-0 to the Iowa Cubs. Starting pitchers Corey Walter and Jen-Ho Tseng combined for 12 scoreless innings and allowed just seven hits between them.

The Sounds offense was unable to solve the Tseng riddle. Nashville tallied just three hits in seven innings against the 22-year-old making just his second career Triple-A start. Tseng fanned eight Sounds on the night and induced soft contact all game long.

Nashville Sounds' Joey Wendle Extends Hitting Streak to Nine Games in Loss. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Joey Wendle Extends Hitting Streak to Nine Games in Loss. (Nashville Sounds)

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