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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 fall to Oklahoma City Dodgers, 13-6

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – On Sunday night, the Oklahoma City Dodgers beat the Nashville Sounds 13-6 at First Tennessee Park. The Dodgers hit five home runs to highlight their offensive night.

The rout started in the first inning when Gavin Lux hit a leadoff homer in the first inning. The Sounds did respond with a run in the bottom half of the inning to have the game tied at 1-1 into the second inning.

The Dodgers scored the next 12 runs from innings two through five. Four runs came in the second inning on four hits to put them up 5-1. They scored two more runs in the third inning on back-to-back home runs by Jon Kemmer and Jake Peter to make it 7-1.

Oklahoma City Dodgers Offense Explodes for 13 Runs, 21 Hits against Nashville Sounds Sunday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Oklahoma City Dodgers Offense Explodes for 13 Runs, 21 Hits against Nashville Sounds Sunday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Instant Peay Play: Several APSU Players could hear named called during MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The dream of having a chance to play in the major leagues could become reality this week for several Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball players, with the 2019 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft running June 3rd through June 5th in Secaucus, NJ.

The APSU Govs have a long history in the draft — dating back to the Govs first draft selection in the 1972 draft, Tim Burns, who went in the second round — and this year’s 40-round draft should be no different.

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Nashville Sounds announce Coaching Staff for 2019

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jason Wood has been named the manager of the Nashville Sounds as announced today by the Texas Rangers. Wood is the 29th manager in franchise history.

Joining Wood’s staff in Nashville will be hitting coach Howard Johnson, pitching coach Brian Shouse, bench coach Geno Petralli, bullpen coach Eric Gagne, athletic trainer Carlos Olivas and strength and conditioning coach Al Sandoval. 

Wood, 49, will manage at the Triple-A level for the fifth consecutive season. He was Triple-A Round Rock’s manager from 2015-18 and compiled a 280-283 (.497) record. He led the Express to the 2015 American Southern Division title and a berth in the 2015 Pacific Coast League Championship.

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

Ex-Sound Jason Wood to Manage Nashville Sounds in First Year as Rangers Affiliate. (Nashville Sounds)

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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: Former APSU Baseball Gov seeing career resurgence in return to West Coast

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the better part of nine seasons former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Athletics Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis was a key cog behind the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2016 followed by a season with the Miami Marlins seemed to signal that the end of his career could be right around the corner.

But the former four-time All-Ohio Valley Conference First-Team member has seen a resurrection to his career with a return to the west coast in 2018 as a member of the San Diego Padres.

APSU Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis now wears #17 and plays catcher for the San Diego Padres. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

APSU Hall of Fame member A.J. Ellis now wears #17 and plays catcher for the San Diego Padres. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Sounds to play nine straight home games starting Monday, May 21st

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for a nine-game homestand set to begin on Monday, May 21st, 2018.

The Sounds welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, for a four-game series from May 21st-24th. Following the Sky Sox, the Sounds welcome the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, for a five-game set from May 25th-29th.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand.

T-Shirt & Cap Giveaway, A League of Their Own Night, Two Fireworks Shows Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

T-Shirt & Cap Giveaway, A League of Their Own Night, Two Fireworks Shows Highlight Nashville Sounds Homestand. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Baseball has Two Alumni on Major League Baseball Opening Day Rosters

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – A.J. Ellis and Shawn Kelley, Austin Peay State University baseball alumni, each are a member of 2018 Opening Day Rosters for the San Diego Padres and Washington Nationals, respectively, as the Major League Baseball season begins, Thursday.

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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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