Topic: Max Muncy
Nashville, TN – For the second straight night, the Nashville Sounds walked off on the Oklahoma City Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth inning to score a win at First Tennessee Park. Jaff Decker raced home from third on a throwing error by Oklahoma City’s Max Muncy to give the Sounds a 5-4 win in front of 9,407 fans Sunday night.
With the game square at 4-4 in the bottom of the ninth, Decker’s two-out base hit sparked the game-winning rally. The speedy center fielder swiped second base and moved to third on Ross Stripling’s wild pitch.
Nashville, TN – The Oklahoma City Dodgers scored multiple runs in the first three innings and raced to a 12-6 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 11,080 at First Tennessee Park Friday night.
Oklahoma City hitters racked up five multi-hit games, including a four-hit night from former Sound Max Muncy and a three-hit games from Alex Verdugo. The one-two combo at the top of the lineup combined to score six runs and drive in four.
Verdugo and Muncy each had three hits in the first three innings, and Muncy added his fourth of the game in as many innings.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds finished on the wrong side of a 4-2 contest Friday night against the Oklahoma City Dodgers at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
The loss drops the Sounds’ record to 36-37, below .500 for the first time since May 20th when they were 19-20 after a loss to Sacramento.
Following Ryan Lavarnway’s sacrifice fly in the eighth, the Sounds loaded the bases with two outs; but the team’s final rally ended on a strikeout to outfielder Kenny Wilson.
Albuquerque, NM – The Nashville Sounds exploded for seven runs in the sixth inning in an 8-4 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Thursday afternoon at Isotopes Park.
Albuquerque starter Eddie Butler carried a 1-0 lead and no-hitter into the sixth before the Sounds’ explosion at the plate.
Butler faced Tyler Ladendorf to start the inning and retired the left fielder on a groundout. The next four batters reached on three hits and a walk. Nashville (54-45) got on the board when Jaycob Brugman’s single up the middle scored Bryan Anderson who doubled earlier in the inning.
Albuquerque, NM – Left-hander Ross Detwiler tossed five strong innings in relief to help guide the Nashville Sounds to a 7-5 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes Wednesday night at Isotopes Park.
Fresh off being acquired in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, Detwiler limited the ‘Topes to one run in his five frames after starter Jesse Hahn went one inning in a planned shortened start.
When he entered in the second, the game was even at 0-0 but it didn’t stay that way for long. The first batter Detwiler faced – Ben Paulsen – clubbed a solo homer to right field to give Albuquerque (43-54) a 1-0 lead.
Albuquerque, NM – Despite getting home runs from Bryan Anderson, Bruce Maxwell, Chad Pinder and Joey Wendle, The Nashville Sounds were swept in Tuesday night’s doubleheader at Isotope Park.
Albuquerque went into the bottom of the sixth inning of game one trailing 5-4. After a lead-off single from Jordan Patterson, Tucker Healy replaced Sounds starter Brandon Mann. Healy then hit the first batter he faced in Alex Castellanos to put the go-ahead run on base.
David Dahl then pinch hit for Tim Smalling and roped a two-run triple to left to put the Isotopes up 6-5. Mike Tauchman then singled to left to score Dahl to add the insurance run to put Albuquerque up 7-5.
El Paso, TX – The Nashville Sounds fell just shy of a series sweep in a 5-2 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas Sunday night at Southwest University Park.
Bidding for their fourth series sweep of the season after dominating the first three games of the set, the Sounds (52-43) went just 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left the bases loaded in the ninth. It was the theme of the night for Nashville as they left 11 runners on base in the setback.
It looked promising early as Colin Walsh gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead in the second inning when he belted a solo homer off Chihuahuas’ (54-40) starter Michael Kelly.
El Paso, TX – A season-high five home runs helped the Nashville Sounds to a series-opening 13-3 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas Thursday night at Southwest University Park.
Renato Nunez, Matt Olson, Joey Wendle, Jaycob Brugman and Bruce Maxwell all clubbed homers as the Sounds pounded out 19 hits in the lopsided win to begin the unofficial start of the second half.
Already with a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, Renato Nunez belted the first homer of the game to extend the lead to 3-0. His two-run shot to left scored Max Muncy who knocked in the first run of the game with a base hit to right field.
Nashville, TN – A 14-hit outburst wasn’t enough for the Nashville Sounds in an 8-6 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of a sellout crowd of 10,018 fans Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
Every Nashville player in the starting lineup had at least one hit while Jaycob Brugman and Colin Walsh had three apiece.
The offensive outburst went for naught when the Zephyrs erupted for six runs in the fifth inning. Starter Chris Smith was cruising and the Sounds held a 3-0 lead going into the top of the fifth before disaster struck.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were held to five hits in a 1-0 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in front of 7,487 fans Thursday night at First Tennessee Park.
It’s the fourth time in the last six games the Sounds have been held to one run or less. Overall, Nashville has lost seven of their last eight games and is hitting just .207 as a team in the month of July.
Starter Jesse Hahn was dialed in from the beginning and turned in his first quality start since May 28 when he was with the Athletics.
The right-hander allowed one run on just three hits in six innings. Hahn walked one and struck out five in the tough-luck loss. The lone run he allowed was on Peter Mooney’s RBI single in the third inning.
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