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Nashville Sounds home opener is Tuesday against Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville Sounds Opening Series Highlighted by Fireworks and Several Giveaways

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to First Horizon Park for the first time in over 600 days when they host the Memphis Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, on Tuesday, May 11th at 6:35pm.

Opening Day kicks off a 12-game, 13-day double homestand at First Horizon Park.

“Opening Day is the most special of days in the game of baseball,” said Nashville Sounds Co-Owner Frank Ward. “And this year is, even more, special and unique in a variety of ways. ”

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Nashville Sounds plan to be at near 100% Capacity beginning Friday, May 14th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club, in conjunction with the Metro Public Health Department and Mayor John Cooper’s office, has announced beginning Friday, May 14th, 2021, First Horizon Park will be open to near 100% capacity. Beginning Monday, May 3rd at 9:00am, fans will be permitted to purchase any remaining tickets for home games from May 14th-23rd. 

“I would like to thank the Metro Public Health Department and Mayor Cooper for their consistent communication throughout this process,” said Sounds co-owner Frank Ward.

First Horizon Park to Operate Near 40% Capacity for First Three Home Games. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds General Manager, Chief Operating Officer Adam Nuse to Leave Organization

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced that General Manager and Chief Operating Officer Adam Nuse is leaving the organization to accept a role with the Tennessee Titans.

Nuse was hired in May of 2016 and has overseen all day-to-day operations of the organization since then. Nuse’s final day with the Sounds will be Friday, April 9th, 2021.

“I would like to give a sincere thank you to Adam and his family for their contributions to the Sounds over the last four-plus years,” said Sounds Co-Owner Frank Ward.

First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds, Texas Rangers announce Four-Year Player Development contract

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have announced that they have signed a four-year Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Texas Rangers, which will run through the conclusion of the 2022 season.

“This is an exciting day in Nashville Sounds Baseball history,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “Forming a partnership with one of the most well-respected organizations in Major League Baseball is thrilling for our organization and the City of Nashville. With leadership from Ray Davis, Neil Leibman and Jon Daniels, the Texas Rangers are a first-class franchise and we’re ecstatic to build this relationship.”

Texas Rangers Become Eighth Major League Affiliate in Nashville Sounds’ History.

Texas Rangers Become Eighth Major League Affiliate in Nashville Sounds’ History.

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Nashville Sounds announce Adam Nuse to be New General Manager

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has named Adam Nuse as the team’s new General Manager, an announcement made this afternoon by Sounds owner Frank Ward.

Nuse comes to Music City from the Bowling Green Hot Rods of the Midwest League, where he served as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer since January 2014.

“We’re excited to bring a general manager of Adam’s caliber on board,” said Ward. “He is a talented and accomplished executive with a strong sales background and a passion for delivering an outstanding entertainment experience to fans. The Sounds look forward to a bright future under Adam’s leadership.”

Adam Nuse

Adam Nuse

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Nashville Sounds blanked by Iowa Cubs 9-0 at First Tennessee Park

 

401 Jackson Street Formally Becomes 19 Junior Gilliam Way

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind a seven-run 2nd inning, the Iowa Cubs handed the Nashville Sounds a 9-0 defeat at rainy First Tennessee Park on Tuesday night.

Clayton Richard was the story for Iowa in his I-Cub debut. The left-hander held Sounds hitters to just two hits over seven innings, getting the first nine Sounds hitters to ground out to begin the game.

The Sounds defense let Zach Neal down in the second inning, committing not one, but two errors. Iowa took advantage belting five hits, including back-to-back homers by Junior Lake and Javier Baez. The seven runs the Sounds surrendered were the most they have yielded in an inning this season.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs Tuesday night. Losing skid hits seven.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs Tuesday night. Losing skid hits seven.

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Nashville Sounds open First Tennessee Park with 3-2 extra innings win over Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Max Muncy RBI Double in Tenth Punctuates Historic Day

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Baseball came home to Nashville on Friday night and what a homecoming it was. Sounds first baseman Max Muncy hit an RBI double in the tenth inning and the Sounds walked-off over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at First Tennessee Park, 3-2.

Feeding off the energy from a capacity crowd of 10,459, Arnold Leon struck out seven batters in four innings. Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte succeeded Leon, throwing three scoreless innings. The Nebraska native has thrown 7.2 scoreless innings to start the season.

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Nashville Sounds kick off Baseball at First Tennessee Park Friday, April 17th

 

Two Firework Shows and Opening Night Ceremonies Kick Off Sounds’ 2015 Home Season

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds open their 2015 home schedule at First Tennessee Park on Friday, April 17th and will play host to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A Brewers) and Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A Dodgers).

The eight-game homestand will be highlighted by a pair of Fox 17 Friday Night Firework shows, several giveaways and an Opening Night with all the bells and whistles.

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds being homestand at their new ballpark, “First Tennessee Park”, Friday. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds partner with Strategic Hospitality at First Tennessee Park

 

New Ballpark Venue ‘The Band Box’ To Offer Dynamic Food, Beverages, And Atmosphere In Right Field

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – With all the anticipation surrounding First Tennessee Park, set to open next month, there’s yet another reason to get excited – Nashville-based Strategic Hospitality will be opening a bar and restaurant in the right field concourse area.

In an effort to make First Tennessee Park one of the most unique ballparks in the country, Sounds owner Frank Ward sought out Strategic Hospitality to bring their creative touch to the venue.

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

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Nashville Sounds name Garry Arthur Chief Operating Officer

 

Decorated Baseball Executive Tapped To Lead Sounds’ Front Office Staff

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds have named Garry Arthur as the club’s Chief Operating Officer, an announcement made by owner Frank Ward on Monday morning.

Arthur had previously served as a senior advisor to Sounds ownership dating back to MFP Baseball LLC’s acquisition of the club in 2009.

“I am very pleased to have Garry step into this role during a very exciting time for the Sounds franchise,” said Ward. “His vast knowledge of the industry and previous experience in opening a new minor league ballpark are very important as we celebrate the opening of First Tennessee Park and a new era of baseball in Nashville.”

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