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Nashville Sounds come up short in extra innings to Iowa Cubs

 

Nate Freiman Continues Hot Hitting With Three-Hit Night

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – After 12 innings of back-and-forth play, the Nashville Sounds fell 5-4 to the Iowa Cubs at First Tennessee Park on Thursday night.

The Sounds scored twice in the third inning to start the scoring. Craig Gentry keyed the attack, stealing his team-leading 18th base to get into scoring position with two outs. Jason Pridie and Nate Freiman then strung together a pair of back-to-back hits to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Newest Sound, Brent Morel, got in on the act in the fifth, doubling in Joey Wendle to extend the lead to 3-0. Morel was signed as a minor league free agent by Oakland A’s today. The third baseman was granted free agency from the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 28th.

Nashville Sounds lose 5-4 to Iowa Cubs Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville Sounds lose 5-4 to Iowa Cubs Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.

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Nashville Sounds blanked by Iowa Cubs 9-0 at First Tennessee Park

 

401 Jackson Street Formally Becomes 19 Junior Gilliam Way

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Behind a seven-run 2nd inning, the Iowa Cubs handed the Nashville Sounds a 9-0 defeat at rainy First Tennessee Park on Tuesday night.

Clayton Richard was the story for Iowa in his I-Cub debut. The left-hander held Sounds hitters to just two hits over seven innings, getting the first nine Sounds hitters to ground out to begin the game.

The Sounds defense let Zach Neal down in the second inning, committing not one, but two errors. Iowa took advantage belting five hits, including back-to-back homers by Junior Lake and Javier Baez. The seven runs the Sounds surrendered were the most they have yielded in an inning this season.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs Tuesday night. Losing skid hits seven.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs Tuesday night. Losing skid hits seven.

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Nashville Sounds lose Double Header to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – After rallying to tie both contests of Friday’s doubleheader at Principal Park, the Nashville Sounds could not keep pace with the Iowa Cubs, who delivered seven home runs on the night to defeat Nashville 5-4 and 8-6.

In game one, the Sounds cracked two home runs, but lost the seven-inning affair, 5-4.

After Sounds outfielder Khris Davis knotted the game in the fifth with his seventh home run of the year, the Cubs pulled back out to a one-run lead with their third homer of the game. Infielder Brad Nelson knocked a deep shot to right field off of reliever Jesus Sanchez (3-1).

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger – Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds slip 6-4 to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds twice pulled to within one run of the Iowa Cubs Thursday night at Principal Park, but never got over the hump, losing by the final score of 6-4.

Sounds pitcher Frankie De La Cruz (1-7), in his first start since May 24th, allowed a quick 3-0 lead to the Cubs in the first inning. With runners on first and second, infielder Junior Lake pushed a single past a diving Blake Davis to score Iowa’s first run. Shortstop Donnie Murphy, 3-for-3, followed with a double down the right-field line to plate two more runs.

Nashville Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz  (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds right-hander Frankie De La Cruz (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Nashville Sounds split double-header with Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader with the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Wednesday evening at Principal Park. Each team recorded a one-run victory in the twinbill as Nashville captured the opener, 5-4, before dropping the nightcap, 1-0.

In the opener, Chris Narveson (1-2) made his fifth rehab start for the Sounds and held the I-Cubs to two runs on four hits over five-plus innings of work, tossing 80 pitches to earn the victory. He walked one batters and struck out two.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Michael Strasinger - SportsNashville.net)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Michael Strasinger – SportsNashville.net)

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