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Nashville Sounds win streak ends with 12-3 loss to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were unable to complete a four-game sweep of the Iowa Cubs in Monday afternoon’s finale, losing to the visiting I-Cubs by a 12-3 final.

Trailing all game, the Sounds battled back to within two runs of Iowa in the eighth inning, but a seven-run outpouring from Cubs’ hitters in the ninth sealed Nashville’s fate.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs 12-3.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs 12-3.

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Nashville Sounds make it six in a row with 5-1 win over Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN  Sean Halton went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Taylor Green and Irving Falu each homered to lead the Nashville Sounds to their sixth straight win, a 5-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs on Sunday afternoon at Greer Stadium.

The first-place Sounds (18-12) have won nine of their last 10 games and improved to 10-4 in home contests this season with the triumph.

Nashville Sounds extend win streak to six games with win over Iowa. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds extend win streak to six games with win over Iowa. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Nashville Sounds lose series finale to Iowa Cubs 5-1

 

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Nashville Concludes Road Trip With 3-5 Record

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Despite a quality start Thursday afternoon from Sounds starter Jimmy Nelson (1-1), the Nashville Sounds were on the losing side of 5-1 game against the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park.

After cruising through five scoreless innings and finding a big double-play in the fourth, Nelson ran into trouble in the sixth inning.

Shortstop Javier Baez provided the big hit for Iowa: a two-run home run over the 18-foot wall in right field. The homer scored Matt Szczur, who reached on an infield single to lead off the frame.

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Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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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 drop close one to Iowa Cubs 3-2

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds snapped a four-game winning streak by falling to the division-rival Iowa Cubs, 3-2, in the finale of a four-game set at Greer Stadium.

It was a pretty good crowd for a Tuesday, as 7,881 fans took in the loss then watched the Sounds’ Independence Day fireworks spectacular following the on-field action.

With the loss, the Sounds (36-40) took three of four from the Cubs in the series. Nashville was held to five hits on the evening and went 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds pitcher Wily Peralta has Stellar performance in 4-1 defeat of Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville Sounds Extends Winning Streak To Season-High Four

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Starting pitcher Wily Peralta tossed seven scoreless frames and Nashville plated four seventh-inning runs en route to a 4-1 victory over the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Monday evening at Greer Stadium.

With the victory, the Sounds (36-49) extended their winning streak to four games, matching the club’s longest of the year (third occurrence).

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Iowa Cubs 13-12 in Slugfest

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds edged the division-rival Iowa Cubs in a 13-12, slugfest marathon on Sunday night at Greer Stadium to gain sole possession of second place in the PCL American Conference Northern Division.

The 13 runs scored was the highest run-output by the Sounds (35-49) in 2012 and third double-digit scoring output, which have come against all three of the Sounds’ divisional opponents. Nashville scored all 13 of its runs in the first five innings, highlighted by an eight-run fifth inning, which was a season-high.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get mauled by Iowa Cubs 14-2

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – PCL home run leader Anthony Rizzo belted a pair of longballs and drove in four runs to power the Iowa Cubs to a 14-3 triumph over the Nashville Sounds on Sunday afternoon at Principal Park in the finale of a six-game series.

Eight of Iowa’s 15 hits on the day went for extra bases, including four home runs. The I-Cubs won four of the six contests in the series against the Sounds (24-40).

Cubs catcher Juan Apodaca joined Rizzo with four RBIs on the day and also homered.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds Split Doubleheader with Iowa Cubs

 

Jay Gibbons Homer Propels Nashville Sounds to 3-2 Victory In Nightcap

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs split a doubleheader for the second consecutive day on Saturday evening at Principal Park.

A sixth-inning Jay Gibbons homer propelled Nashville to a 3-2 victory in the nightcap after Iowa left-hander Brooks Raley fired a six-hit shutout in a 1-0 Cubs victory in the opener.

With the game two win, Nashville (24-39) gained a split of a twinbill against the division-rival Cubs for the second straight evening.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds split Doubleheader with Iowa Cubs on Friday Night

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Friday night at Principal Park, dropping the opener, 5-4, and winning the nightcap by a score of 6-0.

Nashville (23-38) moved to 2-4 on the season in doubleheader action with the split and collected their sixth shutout of the season in the doubleheader finale.

Nashville took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth of the nightcap as outfielder Logan Schafer and first baseman Sean Halton drew one-out walks off Iowa starter Ryan Rowland-Smith. After an Andy Gonzalez single, shortstop Hainley Statia hit an RBI groundout to the shortstop to bring home Shafer.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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