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Nashville Loses 5-2, Splits Series With Division-Leading Omaha

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds closed out their road trip with a 5-2 loss to the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday evening at Werner Park.

With the loss, Nashville (66-65) split the series with Omaha and lost the season series between the clubs by an 11-5 margin.

Omaha starting pitcher Sean O’Sullivan (8-2) recorded his best pitching performance of the season for the Storm Chasers. The right-hander tossed seven scoreless frames while striking out eight and walking none for the victory. It was also his sixth quality start in his last seven outings.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Take Down Division-Leading Storm Chasers In 11 Innings

 

Wily Peralta Turns In Another Outstanding Start For Nashville

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds plated four runs in the top of the eleventh inning to record a 7-3 victory over the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday evening at Werner Park.

With the win, the Sounds (65-64) improved to 4-9 in extra-inning play on the year and pulled back within 6 ½ games of the Storm Chasers in the American Conference Northern Division.

Nashville – which scored five of its seven runs in unearned fashion as a result of six Omaha errors – received another brilliant start from right-hander Wily Peralta and held a 3-1 lead with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning before the Storm Chasers rallied to knot the score against Donovan Hand to force extra frames.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Storm Chasers Ride Mendoza To 5-2 Victory Over Nashville

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds lost a 5-3 contest to the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon in the second game of a crucial four-game series at Werner Park. With the loss, Nashville (65-64) moved to 7.5 games behind the Storm Chasers in the American Northern Division. The Sounds also have dropped 10 of 12 day games on the road this season.

Lowering his earned run average to a PCL-best 2.18 ERA on the afternoon, Omaha starting pitcher Luis Mendoza (10-5) shut down the Sounds’ offense. The Omaha All-Star allowed one unearned run on five hits in seven innings pitched for the victory.

Third baseman Taylor Green had two hits while first baseman Mat Gamel and centerfielder Logan Schafer each hit solo homers.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Take Series Opener From First-Place Storm Chasers

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds scored four runs in the top of the first inning and later turned their second triple play of the season en route to a 4-1 victory over the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday evening at Werner Park in the opener of a four-game series.

The win was the Sounds’ tenth straight victory in a series opener and pulled Nashville (65-63) back within 6 ½ games of the Storm Chasers in the PCL American Conference Northern Division race.

Right-hander Josh Butler (8-7) took over sole possession of the Sounds’ victories lead as he finally defeated Omaha after dropping his first three starts against them earlier this season. Butler authored a quality start, allowing one run on six hits over six innings of work, to pick up the win, his team-best eighth of the year.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Sounds Fall To Storm Chasers, 8-2

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Omaha Storm Chasers continued their recent dominance of the Sounds on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium, handing Nashville an 8-2 loss.

The Sounds (32-42) have lost nine of their 11 meetings with the division-rival Storm Chasers this season.

Omaha took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning when former Sound Lorenzo Cain tripled off the center field wall then scored when Lance Zawadzki crushed a 1-0 Josh Butler offering over the wall in right-center for a two-run homer, his fifth roundtripper of the year. The home run extended Zawadzki’s hitting streak to 14 games for the Storm Chasers.

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Suppan Tosses Two-Hit Shutout At Sounds

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Longtime Major Leaguer Jeff Suppan fired a complete-game, two-hit shutout to lead Omaha to a 7-0 victory over the Sounds on Tuesday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a five-game series.

Suppan (6-4) tossed the sixth shutout in the Pacific Coast League this season with his 99-pitch effort. He retired the final 13 Nashville batters in succession to close out the virtuoso performance.

Eric Farris and Mat Gamel each doubled to account for the Sounds’ lone hits on the night.

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Sounds Fall To Omaha In Easter Matinee, 7-3

 

Greinke Works 2 2/3 Innings In Rehab Start For Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost an Easter Sunday matinee to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers, falling 7-3 at Greer Stadium.

Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke, currently on a rehabilitation assignment while recovering from a cracked left rib, made his first start for the Sounds after one rehab outing at Advanced-A Brevard County last Tuesday.

Greinke – who took a no-decision for Nashville – allowed two runs on three hits over 2 2/3 innings, throwing 54 pitches (32 strikes). He walked one batter and struck out two. He is expected to make another rehab start with the Sounds on Friday evening against Albuquerque at Greer Stadium, a 7:05pm contest.

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Omaha Blanks Nashville, 9-0, In Homestand Opener

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Vin Mazzaro tossed a quality start while the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers dropped the Nashville Sounds, 9-0, on Saturday night in front of 8,251 fans at Greer Stadium.

Mazzaro (1-0) gave up just five hits while tossing seven scoreless innings with five strikeouts in the win. Former Sound Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in his first game returning to Greer Stadium for the visiting Storm Chasers.

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Zack Greinke to Rehab with Sounds on Sunday at Greer

 

2009 American League Cy Young Winner To Start Easter Sunday’s 2:05pm Matinee

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke will join the Nashville Sounds and start Easter Sunday’s 2:05pm contest against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers at Greer Stadium as part of a rehabilitation assignment.

Greinke, who is currently on the Brewers disabled list recovering from a broken rib suffered in February, is expected to throw up to 50 pitches in his second rehab start.

Greinke recently tossed three shutout innings for Advanced-A Brevard County on Tuesday night in his first rehab start. He retired nine of the 10 batters he faced, struck out four of them and threw 35 pitches. Greinke threw 11 of his 13 pitches for strikes in the first inning, five of six pitches for strikes in a quick second inning, and 11 of 16 pitches for strikes in the third, when he finally allowed a hit. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sounds Split Doubleheader With Division-Rival Omaha

 

Green Homers Twice To Cap 5-3 Nightcap Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, dropping the opener 4-1 before rallying to post a 5-3 win in the nightcap. The twinbill made up Friday evening’s rainout.

Third baseman Taylor Green powered the Sounds to victory in the second contest, belting a pair of solo homers in leading Nashville (6-5) to a 5-3 triumph which snapped the club’s three-game losing skid.

Green (2-for-3) belted a two-out solo homer off Omaha starter Vin Mazzaro in the top of the second inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. The blast was the infielder’s second of the year.

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