Topic: Matt Palmer
Nashville’s Stephen Parker Goes 3-For-5, A Single Shy Of Cycle
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds avoided a five-game series sweep and snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating the Albuquerque Isotopes, 10-5, in the series finale Sunday night at Isotopes Park, highlighted by a 3-for-5 effort by third baseman Stephen Parker.
With the rain coming down in the sixth inning of a tie game, Parker delivered the go-ahead run for Nashville via the long ball. The solo shot to dead center field marked Parker’s eighth home run of the season and put the Sounds ahead 5-4.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds suffered their seventh consecutive loss on Saturday evening, falling 12-7 against Albuquerque at Isotopes Park.
Every starting Sounds position player recorded a hit during the club’s 13-hit effort, paced by a 2-for-5 Eugenio Velez effort that included a homer and extended the infielder’s on-base streak to 27 consecutive games.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds powered past the New Orleans Zephyrs with a big first inning Sunday night at Zephyr Field to set up the 7-1 victory and the team’s second road series win of the year: taking the four-game set three games to one.
Sounds outfielders Khris Davis and Cole Garner provided the two extra-base knocks that gave Nashville the early 6-0 advantage. With one out and the bases loaded, Davis hit a double off the right-field wall for the first three runs of the inning.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds allowed a season-high 18 hits in Tuesday night’s 10-1 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes. The loss gives the ‘Topes the series win with still one game remaining in the three-game set at Isotopes Park.
Sounds starting pitcher Chris Narveson (2-5) had a rough night, allowing nine runs to the Isotopes over 4 1/3 innings. He allowed 12 hits to Albuquerque batters, the most surrendered by a Sounds pitcher this season, to take his fifth loss. He fanned one and walked one.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds suffered a rain-shortened one-run loss to Albuquerque on Monday evening, falling 6-5 in five innings at Isotopes Park in the opener of a three-game series.
The defeat, Nashville’s fourth in a row, was the Sounds’ league-leading 18th one-run loss of the year.
The Sounds swatted a trio of home runs in the top of the third inning against Jonathan Sanchez to take an early 4-0 lead.
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Tucson, AZ – The Nashville Sounds opened an eight-game road trip with a 13-0 defeat to the Tucson Padres on Thursday night at Kino Stadium.
The defeat was Nashville’s worst since the club dropped a 17-3 contest to the Oklahoma City RedHawks on April 16th, 2009 at Greer Stadium.
Plating runs in seven of nine innings, Tucson’s 13 runs in the game were the most scored against Nashville this season, while the 17 hits given up matched a season-high.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds plated four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to record a 9-7 victory over the Reno Aces in the finale of a four-game series in front of 8,995 fans at Greer Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
Nashville (14-24) overcame two separate three-run deficits on the afternoon, initially trailing 0-3 and again at 4-7 entering the bottom of the sixth to take three of four from the Aces.
Salt Lake City, UT – The Nashville Sounds began their eight-game road trip with a 9-8 victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Thursday evening at Spring Mobile Ballpark in the opener of a four-game series. The victory was Nashville’s (15-24) sixth in the last eight games.
Mat Gamel and Jordan Brown each collected three hits in the victory, while Eric Farris and George Kottaras both had two hits with two runs scored.
Chase Wright (1-3) earned his first win with five scoreless innings for Nashville. The left-hander gave up five hits while fanning a season–high six batters.
Nashville, TN – Taylor Green hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to power the Nashville Sounds to a 11-10 victory over the visiting Sacramento River Cats in front of 7,975 screaming kids on Tuesday afternoon at Greer Stadium
With the win, Nashville (14-24) earned a season-split with Sacramento. All four games of the series were decided by one run.
Four Nashville hitters recorded multiple-hit contests in the victory. Outfielder Brett Carroll continued to stay hot against Sacramento, adding his second three-hit performance in the series while scoring three runs. Carroll, Edwin Maysonet and Taylor Green all drove in three runs on the afternoon.
Nashville, TN – Salt Lake right-hander Matt Palmer hurled seven scoreless innings to lead the visiting Bees to a 6-2 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Friday evening at historic Greer Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.
Palmer (2-1) lowered his ERA to 0.72 on the year with an impressive start, earning the win after holding the Sounds to three hits while striking out four over his seven frames.
Salt Lake took a 2-0 lead against Nashville starter Sam Narron in the second inning. Mark Trumbo led off with a single before scoring on Paul McAnulty’s RBI double to left. Nick Gorneault later plated the frame’s second run with a sacrifice fly.
The Bees doubled their advantage to 4-0 in the fourth. Trumbo (2-for-4) and McAnulty (3-for-5) led off with consecutive singles to put runners on the corners for top Angels prospect Hank Conger (3-for-5), who ripped an RBI double off the top of the left field wall. Former Sound Luis Figueroa followed with a sacrifice fly to left. «Read the rest of this article»
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