Topic: Matt Davidson
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds committed four errors that resulted in multiple runs for the Las Vegas Aviators who won 9-4 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night.
Nashville’s defense committed two errors in the first inning, helping Las Vegas to a 1-0 lead, and two more errors in the eighth inning as the Aviators extended their lead from 7-4 to 9-4. Las Vegas committed three errors in a sloppy contest.
Esmerling Vasquez started for Nashville and committed both miscues in the opening inning.
Nashville, TN – On Wednesday night, Tim Dillard and a trio of Nashville Sounds relievers held the Las Vegas Aviators to two hits to help the Sounds to a 2-0 win in front of 8,994 fans at First Tennessee Park.
Dillard continued his strong 2019 campaign with 5 2/3 shutout innings. He held Las Vegas to just two hits and allowed three walks. The right-hander struck out a pair and earned his fifth win of the season.
Nashville got Dillard a run to work with in the fifth inning. Las Vegas starter Jake Buchanan was tough as well, holding the Sounds to two runs on four hits in six innings.
Tacoma, WA – The Nashville Sounds were unable to complete their first series sweep of the season Monday afternoon losing 3-1 to the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium.
Nashville trailed 1-0 in the top of the eighth inning when a series of odd events helped them even the game. Four consecutive Sounds reached base without the benefit of a base hit. Andy Ibanez was hit by a pitch, Patrick Wisdom and Chase d’Arnaud drew walks to load the bases, and Tyler Pill was hit by a pitch to force in Ibanez from third to tie the game at 1-1.
Tacoma, WA – Nashville Sounds’ Seth Maness and Wes Benjamin combined on a five-hitter Sunday afternoon, leading the team to a 3-0 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium. It marks the team’s first shutout win of the year, and its first winning series in Tacoma since 2002.
The Sounds, now 3-3 on their road trip, again got early home runs for a lead they never gave away. Eli White blasted a solo shot leading off the third against Anthony Misiewicz, and Jett Bandy belted a two-run shot in the fourth for a 3-0 score that became the final. White has four home runs on the road trip, and each time it has given the Sounds a 1-0 lead.
Tacoma, WA – The Nashville Sounds, powered by Eli White and Patrick Wisdom homers, never trailed Saturday night in 4-2 win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium. The Sounds have won the first two games of the four-game set and haven’t trailed at any point.
Esmerling Vasquez notched the win in his Sounds debut. He tossed five innings of shutout ball and was the beneficiary when White broke the scoreless tie with a two-out solo homer to left field in the sixth inning off Tyler Cloyd. Then Wisdom led off the seventh with a blast of his own to left off Matt Carasiti to make it 2-0.
Tacoma, WA – Nashville Sounds pitcher Tim Dillard goes 6 1/3 innings, Chase d’Arnaud homered and knocked in four runs to lead Sounds to a 7-5 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night at Cheney Stadium. Dillard struck out a season-high seven and notched his 43rd win all-time as a Sound, and the team snapped a five-game losing streak.
Dillard posted his second consecutive quality start, and this one came with the Sounds still short-handed and overworked in the bullpen. The Sounds gave him an early five-run lead with a big third inning.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds rally late to tie Reno Aces Thursday night but gave up a run in the bottom of the ninth for an 11-10 loss at Greater Nevada Field. The Sounds got swept in the series and have lost five consecutive games.
Down 10-5 after four innings, the Sounds rallied to tie it 10-10 by the end of seven. Adam Moore drilled a two-run homer in the fifth, Matt Davidson launched a two-run shot over the scoreboard in left in the sixth, and Moore singled home Tyler Pill in the seventh to draw the Sounds even.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds were up four runs into the bottom of the ninth over the Reno Aces then Nashville gave up four home runs to Reno including a Matt Szczur walk-off home run. The Aces won the game 12-11.
There was plenty of scoring in the beginning of the game as both teams scored in each of the first three innings. Eli White hit his fifth home run of the season in the first inning to score first for Nashville. Reno scored two runs in the bottom-half of the first on a two-run single by Wyatt Mathisen.
Adam Moore had an RBI double in the top of the second to tie the game at two.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Tim Dillard threw well in tonight’s game versus the New Orleans Baby Cakes, but Baby Cakes’ pitcher Hector Noesi pitched a little better as the Sounds were shutout 3-0. Nashville was able to scratch across just four hits in the contest.
The game was scoreless until the top of the sixth inning when Isan Diaz hit a solo home run just right of the 403-foot sign in center field.
That would be the only mistake Dillard made in the night, finishing with a line of 6.0 innings, six hits, one earned run and five strikeouts. He threw just 75 pitches with 55 of those being strikes.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds cranked out 16 hits in 9-5 win against the Express in front of a sellout crowd of 11,506 at First Tennessee Park Sunday night. Zack Granite had three hits for Nashville while Matt Davidson, Jett Bandy and Hunter Cole each hit two-run homers.
In the bottom of the first, Granite led off with a bunt-single and scored on a Scott Heineman double. Davidson hit Heineman in on a home run to give Nashville a 3-0 lead.
Kyle Tucker led off the top of the fourth inning with a solo home run for Round Rock to cut Nashville’s lead 3-1.
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