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Nashville Sounds shutdown Round Rock Expess 3-0

 

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – Nashville Sounds right-hander Jharel Cotton just missed a perfect game and settled for a one-hit shutout in the Sounds’ 3-0 win over the Round Rock Express at Dell Diamond Tuesday night.

Cotton, recently acquired in a trade by the Athletics, retired the first 26 batters he faced on the night. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Round Rock second baseman Doug Bernier lined a 2-1 pitch to the right field wall for a triple to break up the bid at perfection.

The Virgin Islands native struck out a career-high 12 in the dominating effort. With Bernier at third, he punched out Drew Robinson for the final out of the game.

Nashville Sounds Right-Hander Jharel Cotton Allows a Two-Out Hit in Bottom of the Ninth.

Nashville Sounds Right-Hander Jharel Cotton Allows a Two-Out Hit in Bottom of the Ninth.

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Nashville Sounds’ Barry Zito Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

 

Nashville Sounds Left-Hander Threw 14.0 Scoreless Innings, Earned Two Wins

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds pitcher Barry Zito has been named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the May 25th – 31st period.

The 37-year old was a perfect 2-0 in a pair of starts during the week, shutting out both the Sacramento River Cats and Las Vegas 51s through 14.0 innings of work. He was one of four hurlers to win two games over the week and the only pitcher with two starts to not allow a run. In addition, opponents batted .111 (5-for-45) off him, the third-best mark in the league.

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Nashville Sounds’ Matt Clark Named PCL Batter Of The Week

 

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Slugger’s Hot Hitting Earns League Award

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds infielder Matt Clark has been named the Pacific Coast League’s Batter of the Week for the August 18th-24th period.

The red-hot 27-year-old posted a .536 average (15-for-28), recording multiple hits in each of last week’s contests, with three home runs and nine RBIs in seven games over the stretch.

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Nashville Sounds lose heartbreaker in extra innings to New Orleans Zephyrs, 4-3

 

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Mike Fiers Dominant Again In No-Decision For Nashville

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds suffered a 4-3, 12-inning loss against the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday afternoon at Zephyr Field.

With the loss, the first-place Sounds (62-54) fell to 1-4 in extra-inning games and saw their division lead reduced to 1 1/2 games.

Nashville, which failed to protect 1-0 and 3-1 advantages on the day, has held a lead in 20 of its 33 road losses this season.

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Nashville’s Michael Blazek powers Sounds to 4-2 victory over New Orleans Zephyrs

 

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First-Place Sounds Take Series Opener Against Division-Rival Z’s

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – Pitcher Michael Blazek tossed 5 2/3 scoreless innings and accounted for three of Nashville’s four runs scored in the Sounds’ 4-2 victory over New Orleans on Saturday evening at Zephyr Field in the opener of a four-game series.

With the victory, the Sounds (62-53) maintained their two-game lead in the PCL American Conference Southern Division.

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Nashville Sounds game tonight against Colorado Springs Rained Out

 

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Sounds, Sky Sox To Play Doubleheader On Wednesday Afternoon

Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – Tuesday evening’s scheduled series opener between the Nashville Sounds and Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Security Service Field has been postponed due to rain.

The teams will make up the game as part of a 1:35pm CT doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon, when the two teams will play a pair of seven-inning games.

Tuesday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

Tuesday Night game postponed due to wet field conditions. Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger)

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Nashville Sounds take down Oklahoma City RedHawks at Greer Stadium, 3-1

 

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Nashville’s Ariel Pena Whiffs Eight In Quality Start

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds (59-51) capped off a homestand full of dominant starting pitching performances with yet another good outing, as Ariel Pena shut down the Oklahoma City RedHawks (54-56) in a 3-1 win at Greer Stadium on Monday night.

Pena (8-6), went six innings, allowing just one run on four hits while racking up eight strikeouts. The start wraps up a stellar July for Pena, who went 4-0 with a 3.60 ERA and 43 strikeouts in six starts.

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Nashville Sounds hand Colorado Springs Sky Sox 4-2 loss at Greer Stadium

 

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Caleb Gindl Drives In Three Of Four Nashville Runs

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds defeated the Colorado Springs Sky Sox by a 4-2 count in front of a packed house of 9,202 fans on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium. The first-place Sounds (56-50) took three of four from the Sky Sox in the series to extend their division lead to 2 1/2 games over the New Orleans Zephyrs and Round Rock Express. Outfielder Caleb Gindl drove in three of the four Sounds runs on the night.

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Nashville Sounds beat Colorado Springs Sky Sox 5-2 at Greer Stadium

 

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Nashville’s Pete Orr Goes Yard; Ariel Pena Picks Up Seventh Win

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The first-place Nashville Sounds (55-50) downed the visiting Colorado Springs Sky Sox by a 5-2 margin Wednesday night at Greer Stadium, highlighted by a four-run 6th inning featuring Pete Orr’s pinch-hit home run.

Matt Clark, 2-for-4, got the Sounds’ big inning started with his lead-off single to left field. Caleb Gindl followed by slapping a double to right field to score Clark and level the game at two runs apiece.

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Nashville Sounds get 7-3 win at Oklahoma City RedHawks

 

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Sean Halton Leads Nashville With 2-for-4, Three-RBI Night

Nashville SoundsOklahoma City, OK – Sean Halton ripped a pair of doubles and drove in three runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-3 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks on Saturday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The Sounds grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning against Oklahoma City starter Tommy Shirley. After Jeremy Hermida drew a leadoff walk, the red-hot Halton (2-for-4) plated him by driving an RBI double to left. Halton, who is hitting .400 (28-for-70) over his last 17 contests, later scored on a double play grounder.

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