Topic: Juan Perez
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds split their doubleheader with the Iowa Cubs losing 3-0 in game one and taking game two 7-4 Thursday night at Principal Park.
The Sounds took the early 1-0 lead in game two when Joey Wendle batted home Matt Olson on a RBI fielder’s choice in the second inning. The Sounds then plated four runs in the third, highlighted by a bases clearing three-run double from Matt McBride to put the Sounds up 4-0. Wendle then singled up the middle to score McBride from second to put the Sounds up 5-0.
Daniel Mengden’s Scoreless Innings Streak Ends At 19
Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Cubs rallied in the bottom of the ninth to score two on a walk-off double by Albert Almora to take game four from the Sounds 3-2 at Principal Park Friday night.
J.B. Wendelken came on in the ninth inning to try to preserve a 2-1 lead for the Sounds. Wendelken had the Cubs down to their final out before issuing back-to-back walks to Dan Vogelbach and Taylor Davis.
Arismendy Alcantara came on to pinch run for Vogelbach and advanced to third on an errant throw from Sounds catcher Brian Anderson. With runners on first and third, Almora sent a two-out two-run double to left field and the Cubs took the 3-2 win.
Sounds Drop Second Straight After Climbing to .500
Nashville, TN – Iowa’s Dan Vogelbach hit a grand slam and the Cubs beat the Nashville Sounds, 8-4, before 6,358 fans Wednesday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.
Joey Wendle wasted no time giving the Sounds an early lead. The second baseman belted a leadoff home run off Iowa starter Jake Buchanan in the bottom of the first inning. It was Wendle’s fourth home run of the season.
Nashville starter Eric Surkamp cruised through the first five innings but found immediate trouble in the sixth when Albert Almora Jr. started the inning with a single to center.
Right-hander Tosses Six Shutout Innings in Triple-A Debut
Nashville, TN – A stellar Triple-A debut from pitcher Daniel Mengden and a big game at the plate from Renato Nunez pushed the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 win over the Iowa Cubs Monday night in front of 4,144 fans at First Tennessee Park.
Mengden, freshly promoted from Double-A Midland, tossed six shutout innings. In five total starts in 2016, he has not allowed any runs in four of them. He scattered five hits, walked a pair and struck out four in the win.
The right-hander got help from a number of Sounds in the lineup, but none more than Nunez. The third baseman went 3-for-4 with a home run, triple and two runs knocked in.
Tie Franchise Doubles Mark in the Win
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds won their third straight game over Sacramento, routing the River Cats 11-4 at Raley Field on Wednesday night.
The Sounds roughed up San Francisco Giants rehabbing starter Jake Peavy early and often on the night. Jason Pridie hit his team-leading 5th homer of the season to start the second inning, smacking the 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner’s pitch off the right field foul pole.
The following batter, Kent Matthes hit his 16th double of the season. He then scored on a Bryan Anderson ground-rule double on the very next pitch and the Sounds led 2-0. Anderson and the Sounds were just getting started.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds defeated the Fresno Grizzlies, 6-2, in front of a packed house of 9,025 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium to gain a split of the four-game series.
With the victory, the Sounds (73-61) pulled back into a tie for the division lead with Memphis, which lost to Sacramento.
Donovan Hand (4-7) won his third consecutive outing for the Sounds by working his first quality start of the year. The right-hander held Fresno to two runs on six hits over six innings while striking out a career-high seven batters.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds (72-60) split their doubleheader with the Fresno Grizzlies on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium, dropping game one 8-4 and winning the nightcap 7-0.
The 8-4 defeat in the opener marked the first time in nine contests that Nashville had lost in doubleheader action at Greer this season.
Fresno left fielder Juan Perez (3-for-3) spotted the visitors a 1-0 lead with a one-out solo homer off Ariel Pena in the top of the first inning, the outfielder’s seventh big fly of the season.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds picked up a 5-2 win over the Fresno Grizzlies Wednesday morning at Greer Stadium, in front of a season-high 10,079 fans in attendance for the second of three Sounds Education Days.
Tied 2-2 in the seventh with runners on the corners and one out, shortstop Blake Davis, who was already two-for-two on the day, lofted a ball into left field for a sacrifice-fly to drive in the go-ahead run. With his single and triple earlier in the game, Davis improves his hit streak to seven games.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds began their homestand with a 5-3 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.
The defeat was the tenth in the last 11 games for Nashville (8-22), which dropped a series opener at home for the first time all season. The Sounds won their previous four openers.
Nashville Sounds Baseball
Nashville, TN – The cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds defeated the Sounds for the second straight evening, recording a 5-4, 10-inning victory over Nashville in front of 7,888 fans on Saturday evening at Greer Stadium.
The loss was Nashville’s second in a row following the club’s season-best five-game winning streak.
In the top of the tenth, Steven Hill got things started when he drew a one-out walk from Sounds reliever Juan Perez (4-2). Brock Peterson followed with a potential double-play grounder to shortstop but Edwin Maysonet airmailed Taylor Green at second base to allow runners on the corners with just one out.
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