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Nashville Sounds’ Jimmy Nelson Named PCL Pitcher Of The Year

 

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Sounds Hurler Led Minors In ERA Prior To Mid-July Callup

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Former Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year on Wednesday afternoon by the league office.

The 25-year-old right-hander dominated the PCL during his three-month stint with the Sounds earlier this season en route to earning a promotion to the Milwaukee Brewers. Entering the year, he had been rated by Baseball America as the organization’s top prospect.

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Nashville Sounds’ Jimmy Nelson Named to All-PCL Team

 

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Sounds Pitcher Led Minors In ERA Prior To Mid-July Promotion

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson has been named to the 2014 All-Pacific Coast League Team, which was announced by the league office this afternoon.

The 25-year-old right-hander dominated the PCL during his three-month stint with the Sounds earlier this season en route to earning a promotion to the Milwaukee Brewers. Entering the year, he had been rated by Baseball America as the organization’s top prospect.

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Nashville Sounds lose close one to Omaha Storm Chasers 7-6 in Extra Innings

 

Nashville’s Jeremy Hermida Forces Extras With Three-Run Homer

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds walked 10 batters, beaned two, and chucked three run-scoring wild pitches in Sunday afternoon’s 7-6 extra-innings loss to the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park.

Trailing by three with two on and two out in the ninth inning, the Sounds got a lift from outfielder Jeremy Hermida, who drove the team’s third home run of the game deep over the right-field wall, leveling the score at six runs apiece.

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Nashville Sounds Mike Fiers dominates in 5-1 win at Omaha Storm Chasers

 

Right-hander Fans Career-High 10 In Third Straight Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – Mike Fiers fanned a career-high 12 batters during a dominant start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday evening in the opener of a four-game series at Werner Park.

Nashville (8-8) is riding a season-best three-game winning streak and improved to 5-3 against Omaha this year. Six of the Sounds’ 10 hits in the contest went for extra bases.

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Nashville Sounds lose at Greer Stadium 8-4 to Memphis Redbirds

 

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Hunter Morris Hits First Homer Of Year For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds belted three home runs en route to an 8-4 victory over the Nashville Sounds on a chilly Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium.

Nashville (5-7) dropped its seventh game in the last 10 contests and fell to 1-3 in series openers this season.

Catcher Robinzon Diaz went 2-for-3 to extend the Sounds’ longest hitting streak of the young season to six games, while first baseman Hunter Morris homered as part of a 2-for-4 evening for Nashville.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mateen Sidiq - Nashville Sports Network)

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Nashville Sounds Game Rained Out Monday Night

 

Make-Up Game Scheduled For May 21st at 6:05pm

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Mother Nature got the best of Monday night’s game at Greer Stadium, which was scheduled to be the final game of a four-game series between the Nashville Sounds (5-6) and the Omaha Storm Chasers (5-6).

The outing has been rescheduled as a part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, May 21st. The first of the two seven-inning games will begin at 6:05pm.

Monday game postponed due rain. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Monday game postponed due rain. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Nashville Sounds beat Omaha Storm Chasers 5-3 Sunday

 

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Infielder Goes 3-For-4; Fiers Picks Up Win with Quality Start

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds picked up a 5-3 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday at Greer Stadium, highlighted by Pete Orr’s three-hit, three-RBI day and a dominant start from pitcher Mike Fiers (2-0).

Orr began his stellar 3-for-4 outing with an RBI double into left field in the second inning. The double-bagger scored Sean Halton, 1-for-3, who drove a triple over Omaha’s centerfielder Brett Eibner to lead off the frame.

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Nashville Sounds lose to Iowa Cubs 6-1

 

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Infielder Taylor Green Goes Yard To Record Nashville’s Only Run

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds failed to keep up with the Iowa Cubs Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park, losing by a 6-1 margin: the team’s largest deficit of the season.

Tied 1-1, the I-Cubs took control of the game by scoring two runs off Sounds starter Johnny Hellweg (1-1) in the fifth inning. The 6-foot-9 hurler surrendered a wild pitch to score Arismendy Alcantara, who reached base on balls and moved to third on Javier Baez’s double over a leaping Kevin Mattison in centerfield.

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Nashville Sounds win 4-1 at Iowa Cubs

 

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Mike Fiers Earns Win With Sharp Debut Start Featuring 9 Strikeouts

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds bested the Iowa Cubs Tuesday night at Principal Park, riding Mike Fiers’ impressive season debut and Eugenio Velez’s hot streak to a 4-1 victory.

Fiers (1-0) dominated the I-Cubs in his first start of the season, limiting the home team to one run on three hits over six innings of work to pick up his first win. The 28-year-old retired a stretch of 12 consecutive batters in the contest and collected nine strikeouts.

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Nashville Sounds start 2014 with 4-2 win over Omaha Storm Chasers

 

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Gomez Goes Deep in Triple-A Debut; Velez 2-For-3 with Two Runs

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds secured a season-opening win Friday night at Werner Park, highlighted by a three-run home run from shortstop Hector Gomez, to defeat the Omaha Storm Chasers by a score of 4-2.

Gomez entered the game as the only Sounds player without Triple-A experience, but did not waste any time to contribute: adding to the Sounds 1-0 lead in the fourth inning with a deep drive over the left-field wall to claim Nashville’s first home run of the season. The shot scored Caleb Gindl, who singled with two outs, and Eugenio Velez to give Nashville the 4-0 advantage.

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