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Nashville Records Fourth Win In Last Five Games
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continued their recent winning ways on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium, hanging a 5-4 defeat on the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers.
Nashville (23-41) recorded its fourth win in the past five contests and its sixth victory in the last nine.
Jimmy Nelson made his second Triple-A start for the Sounds and battled with control issues, walking six batters and striking out five in 3 2/3 innings while throwing only 40 of his 84 pitches for strikes. He allowed three runs on five hits and took a no-decision.
Nashville, TN – The visiting Omaha Storm Chasers used strong pitching and 12 hits against the Nashville Sounds in Tuesday morning’s day game at Greer Stadium to defeat the home team 7-1, and win the four-game series, 3-1.
The Sounds connected for seven hits on the day and only reached scoring position once before Hunter Morris’ two-out home run in the ninth.
Bianchi Homers, Scores Two Runs For Nashville In Losing Effort
Nashville, TN – Left-hander Will Smith turned in a dominant start and the Omaha offense erupted for a nine-run inning during the Storm Chasers’ 12-3 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.
Smith (2-1) struck out eight batters while holding the Sounds to one run on five hits over six innings of action to earn the victory. Four Storm Chasers pitchers combined to rack up 14 K’s on the night.
Nashville, TN – After an exciting 11-run outburst the day before, the Nashville Sounds were unable to keep pace with the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday’s afternoon at Greer Stadium, falling by the final score of 8-3.
Sounds pitchers surrendered a season-high 15 hits to the Chasers, capped off by a three-run eighth inning.
Papillion, NE – Despite outhitting their opponent Monday morning while battling light snow flurries in 36 degree temps, the Nashville Sounds were edged 3-2 by the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park, dropping the series, 3-1.
With the game tied at 2-2 in the seventh, Omaha left fielder Xavier Nady jumped on Hiram Burgos’ (0-2) 70th pitch for a wind-aided home run to right field that proved to be the game winner.
Papillion, NE – Omaha catcher Brett Hayes was a one-man wrecking crew on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, homering twice and driving in seven runs to lead the Storm Chasers to an 11-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds.
Hayes missed the cycle by a triple during his 4-for-4 afternoon and produced the most RBIs against Nashville since Albuquerque’s Jerry Sands drove in eight runs during his two grand slam performance on July 29th, 2012.
Papillion, NE -The Nashville Sounds crushed four baseballs over Werner Park’s outfield walls Friday night, but never recovered from a five-run first inning turned in by the Omaha Storm Chasers, who defeated the Sounds 6-5.
Laying the lumber for the Sounds was first baseman Hunter Morris, who homered twice in the game, third baseman Stephen Parker, and right fielder Cole Garner. Morris, the 2012 Southern League MVP, connected on his first shot with two outs in the first inning and again in the sixth to mark the first time since Sounds left fielder Sean Halton hit two in one game on August 22nd last season. Parker hit his in the sixth; and Garner sent his to left field in the ninth to pull the Sounds to within one.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds fell to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers, 4-2, in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday night at Greer Stadium. The loss was Nashville’s (26-42) fourteenth two-run defeat of the season.
Omaha starting pitcher Ryan Verdugo (5-1) allowed two runs on five hits in six innings of work. Louis Coleman converted his second save of the season.
Nashville Takes Three Of Four From Division Leaders In Homestand
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds’ attempt to record a sweep of division-leading Omaha was thwarted as on Thursday evening as Nashville fell 3-1 to the Storm Chasers at Greer Stadium.
Nashville (8-18) took three of the four during the series, however, and have won four of their last five contests as they prepare to embark upon their third road trip of the season.
Nashville, TN – Corey Patterson delivered a walk-off double in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 5-4 victory over the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Wednesday afternoon at Greer Stadium.
With two outs, second baseman Eric Farris reached on an infield single and hurried around the bases as Patterson lined his second double of the game to the wall in right center for the club’s fourth straight victory.
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