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Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park for Eight Game Homestand

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns home Tuesday, July 25th to open an eight-game homestand at First Tennessee Park.

The Sounds welcome the Las Vegas 51s – the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets – for a four-game series from July 25th-28th.

The second half of the homestand features a four-game set against the Salt Lake Bees – the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from July 29th-August 1st.

Pre-Game Concert, Friday Fireworks, Backpack Giveaway and Buck Showalter Bobblehead Highlight Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

Pre-Game Concert, Friday Fireworks, Backpack Giveaway and Buck Showalter Bobblehead Highlight Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew comes out swinging against Heart Disease

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew knows he is lucky to be alive. Last fall, a heart attack, cardiac arrest and heart failure left him with a weakened heart and with a machine keeping blood pumping through his body.

It also left him with a mission: help boost awareness and prevention of heart disease. His ordeal prompted him to connect with the American Heart Association, offering his story and his voice to the fight against the number one cause of all deaths. The result is the Heart of 29 campaign, named for the jersey number he wore throughout his legendary career.

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Nashville Sounds start Eight-Game Homestand this Friday, May 29th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds come back from a trip out West to open an eight-game homestand against Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A Mets) and Salt Lake Bees (Triple-A Angels) beginning Friday night.

Giveaways for the homestand include a Sounds t-shirt, team photo, tie-dye koozie and a jersey drawstring bag. In addition, Thursday night’s game against Salt Lake will be featured on the CBS Sports Network as the MiLB Game of the Week.

Fur Circus Mascots, National Game of the Week & Two Firework Shows Highlight The Series at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Fur Circus Mascots, National Game of the Week & Two Firework Shows Highlight The Series at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds to host New Orleans Zephyrs this weekend at First Tennessee Park

 

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First Faith Night Of Season Occurs Sunday & Features Pre-Game Concert

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds come home to First Tennessee Park for a weekend series against the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A Marlins) on Saturday, May 16th.

The four-game series will include many fan favorites such as Faith Night presented by Trevecca Nazarene University and The Tennessean T-Shirt Tuesdays presented by The Big 98 / 107.5 The River.

First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds drop game in the ninth 5-4 to Las Vegas 51s, Sounds losing streak hits eight

 

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Nashville’s Ariel Pena Holds 51s To Three Hits in Quality Start

Nashville SoundsLas Vegas, NV – The Nashville Sounds (38-38) entered the 9th inning with a three-run lead, but failed to hold on Friday night at Cashman Field, dropping the series finale to the Las Vegas 51s by a 5-4 margin.

The loss completes a four-game sweep of the Sounds for Las Vegas and pushes Nashville’s season-high losing streak to eight games. At 38-38, the Sounds are back to .500 for the first time since holding a 12-12 record on April 29th.

Leading 4-1 in the 9th, Sounds closer Donovan Hand (1-4) allowed four consecutive base knocks which allowed Vegas to pull within one run before recording an out.

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Nashville Sounds begin eight game homestand at Greer Stadium tomorrow

 

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Featuring Throwback Thursday, Faith Night, Sounds T-Shirt Giveaway and Two Fireworks Nights

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds continue their #LastCheerAtGreer with the team’s fifth homestand of the year at Greer Stadium, which begins this Monday, June 9th.

The eight-game homestand features two teams that haven’t appeared in Nashville since 2012. The Sounds welcome the Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate) for four games spanning June 9th-12th and the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners affiliate) from June 13th-June 16th.

Nashville Sounds' Greer Stadium.

Nashville Sounds’ Greer Stadium.

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Nashville Sounds Pitcher Johnny Hellweg Named To All-PCL Team

 

Hellweg Enjoyed Solid First Year At Triple-A Level

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds starting pitcher Johnny Hellweg has been named to the 2013 All-Pacific Coast League Team, which was announced by the league office this afternoon.

The 24-year-old right-hander is 11-5 with a 3.16 ERA (42er/119.2ip) in 22 starts for the Sounds this season. He ranks 2nd in the PCL in ERA and is tied for 2nd in wins, while leading the circuit in winning percentage (.688) and opponents average (.226).

Nashville Sounds' Johnny Hellweg

Nashville Sounds’ Johnny Hellweg

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Nashville Sounds get five runs in the eight in come from behind 5-3 win against Salt Lake Bees

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to come from behind and win 5-3 over the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday night at Greer Stadium. The win was the Sounds’ second consecutive come-from-behind victory against the Bees and 12th of the season.

Twenty of Nashville’s 56 victories this season have come when the Sounds score the winning run in their final turn at the plate, which has been the case in six of the club’s last eight wins.

Designated hitter Taylor Green led the charge, going 3-for-4 with a double and RBI.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Come out to Greer Stadium for Summer Fun during the Nashville Sounds Eight Game Homestand

 

Homestand Highlighted By Three Fireworks Shows, Two Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHT® Concerts, Elvis Night, And Specialty Jersey Off The Back Night

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return home to Greer Stadium this Friday, August 10th, to open an eight-game homestand against the Salt Lake Bees (Angels affiliate) and Tacoma Rainiers (Mariners affiliate) of the PCL Pacific Conference Northern Division.

Highlighting the homestand’s worth of promotions will be three fireworks shows, the final two Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® pregame concerts of the season, and “Double Plays for Down Syndrome Night” – a special evening for the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee and the Pujols Family Foundation at the ballpark during which the Sounds will wear special blue and yellow pinstriped jerseys on the field.

Nashville Sounds Homestand Begins On Friday. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Homestand Begins On Friday. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get shutout by Sacramento River Cats 1-0

 

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Nashville SoundsWest Sacramento, CA – Designated hitter Daric Barton was hit in the knee by Donovan Hand with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Sacramento River Cats a 1-0 shutout victory over the Nashville Sounds in the finale of a four-game set on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field.

Brandon Hicks hit a ground-rule double on the first pitch from Hand to begin the bottom of the 10th inning, which was lost in the sun by center fielder Logan Schafer. Hicks later moved to third on a couple of walks, and scored the winning run as Barton was struck by Hand’s off-speed pitch. Hand and pitching coach Fred Dabney both argued that Barton leaned into the pitch after the game ended.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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