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Jake Smolinksi homers to give Nashville Sounds 6-5 win over Sacramento River Cats

 

Nashville Extends Season-Long Winning Streak to Five Games

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jake Smolinski hit a go-ahead solo homer in the eighth inning and Chad Pinder had a perfect night to guide the Nashville Sounds to a thrilling 6-5 win over the Sacramento River Cats in front of 7,407 fans Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.

With the scored tied 5-5 in the bottom of the eighth, Smolinski hit the third pitch of the inning from Steven Okert over the center field wall to give the Sounds (21-19) a 6-5 lead.

The blast came just moments after the River Cats (16-25) plated two runs on three consecutive two-out hits in the top of the inning to even the game.

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Nashville Sounds lose 9-0 to Sacramento River Cats Tuesday at Greer Stadium

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds connected for only four hits in Tuesday morning’s 9-0 loss at Greer Stadium to the visiting Sacramento River Cats, marking the second time this season the Sounds have been swept in a four-game series by their opponent.

The loss marks Nashville’s fifth in a row and the team’s fourth shutout loss of the season. The Sounds were outscored by Sacramento, 28-11, in the series.

Nashville Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz . (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz . (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Nashville Sounds drop Third Straight to Sacramento River Cats 8-4 at Greer Stadium

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Sacramento River Cats took their third straight game from the Nashville Sounds, prevailing 8-4 on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.

River Cats starter Bruce Billings (3-2) turned in a quality start to post the victory, striking out eight batters while allowing three runs (one earned) on four hits over six innings of action. It marked the right-hander’s third quality start in his last four outings.

Nashville Sounds Pitcher K-Rod. (Michael Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Pitcher K-Rod. (Michael Strasinger – Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose 5-2 against Sacramento River Cats at Greer Stadium Saturday night

 

Tyler Thornburg Fans Season-High 10 For Nashville In Defeat

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN –  Middle Tennessee native Sonny Gray threw six shutout innings to lead the Sacramento River Cats to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds in front of a near-capacity crowd of 9,201 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.

Gray (4-1), who grew up in nearby Smyrna, Tennessee and later starred at Vanderbilt, pitched as a professional for the first time in his hometown and authored a quality-start win for the third straight outing. The 23-year-old held the Sounds to three hits while striking out a season-high eight batters and walking five in his six scoreless frames.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds score in the Ninth to beat Sacramento River Cats 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsWest Sacremento, CA – Outfielder Logan Schafer scored on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 5-4 victory over the Sacramento River Cats on Tuesday night at Raley Field.

Schafer, who collected two hits in his first game since being activated from the disabled list, previously reached on a triple to center field in the ninth and scored with two outs on Merkin Valdez’s wild pitch during the Edwin Maysonet at-bat.

Nashville Sounds (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get 5-3 victory of the Sacramento River Cats

 

Nashville Comes From Behind To Defeat PCL Frontrunners

Nashville SoundsWest Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds evened their series against PCL-leading Sacramento with a come-from-behind 5-3 victory on Monday evening at Raley Field.

Trailing 3-2 in the seventh, red-hot outfielder Khris Davis (2-for-3) delivered a two-out, two-run single to push the visitors into the lead and Jeff Bianchi belted a ninth-inning homer to provide the final two-run cushion.

The Nashville bullpen worked around several Sacramento baserunners in the final two innings, stranding the bases loaded in the eighth and leaving a pair of runners on in the ninth to keep the Cats at bay with a pair of scoreless frames to preserve the win.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds Overpowered in 8-3 loss to Sacramento River Cats

 

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Nashville SoundsWest Sacramento, CA – Shane Peterson belted a pair of home runs to highlight a 12-hit attack in Sacramento’s 8-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at Raley Field in the opener of a four-game series.

Nashville got off to a quick start against rehabbing Sacramento starter Brett Anderson, plating three runs in the top of the first inning.

Caleb Gindl put the Sounds on the board with a one-out solo homer to right, his ninth roundtripper of the year. The blast extended the outfielder’s hitting streak to a season-best eight games. Khris Davis followed with a single and scored the second Nashville run of the inning on Sean Halton’s two-out RBI double to center. Jordan Brown concluded the scoring by plating Halton with a single to right.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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