Topic: Miguel Almonte
Papillion, NE – The Omaha Storm Chasers held off the Nashville Sounds and grabbed a 4-2 win in game one of a four-game series at Werner Park Monday night.
Nashville (29-26) collected 10 hits and had the lead off man on five different times, but went 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position in a night of wasted opportunity.
Omaha got an early edge when Jorge Soler belted a solo home run to start the bottom of the second inning. Two batters later, Sounds starter Daniel Gossett surrendered another homer – a solo blast by Bubba Starling to give the Storm Chasers an early 2-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – Renato Nunez ended a 12-inning marathon when he singled home Chad Pinder from third to give the Nashville Sounds a 3-2 walk-off win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
Nashville was in charge for most of the night until Omaha scored single runs in the eighth and ninth innings to send the game into extras.
Joey Wendle started the bottom of the ninth with a double, and then started the bottom of the 11th with a single. He was left stranded in scoring position both times.
Brent Morel Hits First Homer With Sounds
Papillion, NB – The Nashville Sounds were unable to come from behind on Sunday night at Omaha, falling 11-5 at Werner Park.
A highly anticipated pitching matchup between red-hot Sounds starter Zach Neal and impressive Kansas City Royals prospect Miguel Almonte quickly turned into a slugfest, as the teams combined to smack three homers in the first inning.
Sounds third baseman Brent Morel was the first player to go deep, driving in Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle with a two-out, three-run blast. Casey Kotchman then raised the ante, taking Neal deep for a grand slam. Omaha would bat around in the frame, adding a two-run homer by Francisco Pena to go up 6-3.
Barry Zito Throws Six Innings Of One-Run Ball For Seventh Win
Papillion, NE – The Sounds started the month of August on a high note, controlling Saturday night’s series opener from the beginning and dominating the Omaha Storm Chasers with a 9-4 win at Werner Park.
Nashville started the hit party with three runs out of the gate. Craig Gentry and Joey Wendle hit back-to-back singles and Ryan Roberts made the Storm Chasers pay. The left fielder watched one strike breeze by him before launching his fifth home run of the season. Roberts finished with a pair of hits and two runs, reaching base three different times.
First Tennessee Park Sells Out For Third Straight Game, Draws 10,688 Fans
Nashville, TN – The Sounds secured a walk-off win in front of a sold out First Tennessee Park on Friday night, defeating the Omaha Storm Chasers 4-3 to snap a four-game losing skid.
After relinquishing the lead in the top of the ninth inning, the Sounds stole the contest on a bizarre walk-off play. Anthony Aliotti, who reached first base after Omaha failed to turn a double play due to a wild throw, stood at first base with two away.
10,521 Fans Take Part in Nashville Sounds’ 12th Sellout
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost 7-5 in 10 innings to the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of a sold out First Tennessee Park in their first game after the All-Star break.
Dayan Viciedo started the scoring for the Sounds, driving Joey Wendle in from first with an opposite field triple. The home team would then load the bases the following inning and tally another run, going up 2-0.
The game remained that way until the fourth inning when Barry Zito ran into trouble. Keyed by four hits and a costly error from Nate Freiman, Omaha sent all nine batters to the plate and opened up a 4-2 advantage over the Sounds.
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