Topic: Jeff Suppan
Wily Peralta Turns In Another Outstanding Start For Nashville
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds plated four runs in the top of the eleventh inning to record a 7-3 victory over the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday evening at Werner Park.
With the win, the Sounds (65-64) improved to 4-9 in extra-inning play on the year and pulled back within 6 ½ games of the Storm Chasers in the American Conference Northern Division.
Nashville – which scored five of its seven runs in unearned fashion as a result of six Omaha errors – received another brilliant start from right-hander Wily Peralta and held a 3-1 lead with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning before the Storm Chasers rallied to knot the score against Donovan Hand to force extra frames.
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds lost a 5-3 contest to the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon in the second game of a crucial four-game series at Werner Park. With the loss, Nashville (65-64) moved to 7.5 games behind the Storm Chasers in the American Northern Division. The Sounds also have dropped 10 of 12 day games on the road this season.
Lowering his earned run average to a PCL-best 2.18 ERA on the afternoon, Omaha starting pitcher Luis Mendoza (10-5) shut down the Sounds’ offense. The Omaha All-Star allowed one unearned run on five hits in seven innings pitched for the victory.
Third baseman Taylor Green had two hits while first baseman Mat Gamel and centerfielder Logan Schafer each hit solo homers.
Nashville, TN – Longtime Major Leaguer Jeff Suppan fired a complete-game, two-hit shutout to lead Omaha to a 7-0 victory over the Sounds on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a five-game series.
Suppan (6-4) tossed the sixth shutout in the Pacific Coast League this season with his 99-pitch effort. He retired the final 13 Nashville batters in succession to close out the virtuoso performance.
Eric Farris and Mat Gamel each doubled to account for the Sounds’ lone hits on the night.
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost 5-4 to the state-rival Memphis Redbirds on Monday evening at AutoZone Park in the finale of a four game set. With the loss, Nashville (31-39) dropped three of four to the Redbirds in the series.
Nashville has played a PCL-high 33 one-run games this season, going 12-21 in those contests. Seven of the Sounds’ last nine games have been one-run affairs. Nashville’s 20 one-run losses are most in the PCL and account for more than half of the club’s total defeats.
Greinke Works 2 2/3 Innings In Rehab Start For Nashville
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – Vin Mazzaro tossed a quality start while the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers dropped the Nashville Sounds, 9-0, on Saturday night in front of 8,251 fans at Greer Stadium.
Mazzaro (1-0) gave up just five hits while tossing seven scoreless innings with five strikeouts in the win. Former Sound Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in his first game returning to Greer Stadium for the visiting Storm Chasers.
Nashville Drops Three Of Four To Storm Chasers, Falls To .500 On Year
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.
Green Homers Twice To Cap 5-3 Nightcap Win
Papillion, 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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