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Nashville Sounds announces Coaching Staff for 2020 Season

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Darwin Barney has been named the manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced today by the Texas Rangers. Barney is set to become the 30th manager in franchise history.

Barney, 34, will be making his professional coaching and managerial debut. The Oregon native played parts of eight seasons in the big leagues. He spent time with the Chicago Cubs (2010-14), Los Angeles Dodgers (2014-15) and the Toronto Blue Jays (2015-17).

Nashville Sounds manager Darwin Barney

Nashville Sounds manager Darwin Barney

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Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park for Eight Games Monday

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for a seven-day, eight-game homestand on Monday, July 16th, 2018.

The Sounds welcome the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, for a four-game series from July 16th-19th before hosting the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, for a four-game series from July 20th-22nd, including a doubleheader on Saturday, July 21st.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:

Jeff Jarrett Takeover Tuesday, Saturday Doubleheader Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Jeff Jarrett Takeover Tuesday, Saturday Doubleheader Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Michael Costanzo joins list of Govs picked in MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball program has had a history over the years of getting players selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft and this year was no exception with APSU Governors starting pitcher Michael Costanzo being selected by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Costanzo, a native of Chicago, was selected in the 31st round by the Rays – the 930th overall pick in the draft– while also being a part of a record 16 overall players from the Ohio Valley Conference to be chosen in this year’s draft.

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Nashville Sounds’ first homestand begins Tuesday at First Tennessee Park

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for Opening Day and the first homestand of the 2018 season on Tuesday, April 10th.

The fourth season at First Tennessee Park begins with the Sounds welcoming the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, the Iowa Cubs, for a three-game series from April 10th-12th, and the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, the Omaha Storm Chasers, for a four-game set from April 13th-16th.

Opening Day, Two Fireworks Shows, Multiple Giveaways Highlight Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds announce Coaching Staff for 2018

 

Fran Riordan to Manage Club After Leading Double-A Midland to Texas League Title

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Fran Riordan has been named the new manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced by the Oakland Athletics today. Riordan is the 28th manager in franchise history.

Riordan, 42, takes over the manager role vacated by Ryan Christenson who was hired as the bench coach for Oakland.

Riordan will manage at the Triple-A level for the first time after leading the Double-A Midland RockHounds to a Texas League title in 2017. It was the fourth consecutive championship for Oakland’s Double-A affiliate.

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Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park for final Homestand

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns home Saturday, August 19th, 2017 to begin the final homestand of the 2017 season – a 12-game, 13-day stretch at First Tennessee Park.

The longest homestand of the season welcomes the Iowa Cubs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, for four games from August 19th-22nd, 2017. After a team off day on Wednesday, August 23rd, the Sounds welcome the Round Rock Express, the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, for four games from August 24th-27th, 2017.

The 2017 home slate concludes with a four-game series against the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, from August 28th-31st.

Two Fireworks Shows, Numerous Giveaways, and Faith Night Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Two Fireworks Shows, Numerous Giveaways, and Faith Night Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds release Home Schedule for 2018

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club announced its 2018 home schedule at First Tennessee Park, in conjunction with the Pacific Coast League today.

The fourth season at state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park begins on Tuesday, April 10th when the Sounds host the Iowa Cubs – the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Opening Night against the Cubs is the start of a seven-game homestand that also brings the Omaha Storm Chasers – the Triple-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals to town.

First Tennessee Park plays host to 11 different homestands to make up the 70-game 2018 home schedule.

Fourth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 vs. Iowa Cubs.

Fourth Season at First Tennessee Park Begins Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 vs. Iowa Cubs.

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APSU update on Governors at the Professional Baseball Level

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Professional baseball has reached the All Star Break and you can find a record 13 Governors alumni playing professional baseball level, including two at the Major League level.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Alex Robles joins list of all-time greats to be picked in MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When recent Austin Peay State University graduate baseball player Alex Robles was selected in the 30th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on June 14th he joined an outstanding list of former APSU baseball players that have started their aspiring journeys to the big leagues with their names being called in the draft.

Drafted with the 886th overall pick, as a right-handed pitcher by the Minnesota Twins, Robles — who is from Tucson, AZ – became the 41st Governor to be drafted, since Tim Burns was drafted in 1972 by the California Angels.

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2017 Nashville Sounds Coaching Staff

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds 2017 coaching staff has been announced by the Oakland Athletics and is highlighted by new Manager, Ryan Christenson.

Christenson, 42, will manage at the Triple-A level for the first time after leading the Double-A Midland RockHounds to Texas League titles in 2015 and 2016.

The 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year, Christenson enters his fifth season in the Oakland organization. His coaching staff will consist of pitching coach Rick Rodriguez, hitting coach Eric Martins, athletic trainer Brad LaRosa and strength and conditioning coach Henry Torres. Rodriguez, Martins and LaRosa were members of the 2016 Sounds coaching staff.

Ryan Christenson to Lead the Sounds after Winning 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year

Ryan Christenson to Lead the Sounds after Winning 2016 Texas League Manager of the Year

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