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Katin Homers, Koshansky Extends Hit Streak To 18 For Nashville In Losing Effort
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds wrapped up their 2010 slate on the short end of a 10-2 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs in a Labor Day finale on Monday afternoon at Zephyr Field.
With the defeat, Nashville (77-67) split the four-game series with New Orleans but finished the year with an 11-5 victory in the season series against the Z’s.
Brendan Katin (2-for-3) drove in both Sounds runs on the afternoon and finished the year with 76 RBIs, second-most on the club.
First baseman Joe Koshansky went 1-for-4 on the day for Nashville to close out the year with an 18-game hitting streak, tied for the 6th-longest streak by a Pacific Coast League player all season and the best effort by a Sounds batter since Vinny Rottino hit in 24 straight in 2008.
Katin got the scoring started as he continued his late-season surge at the plate with a two-out solo homer to left in the top of the first inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. «Read the rest of this article»
Koshansky Hit Streak Reaches 17 Games For Nashville
Metairie, LA – Brendan Katin homered and drove in four runs and pitcher Tim Dillard recorded his fourth straight quality start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 7-5 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday evening at Zephyr Field.
Nashville (77-66), which was out-hit 12-7 in the contest by the Z’s, picked up its eighth win in the club’s last nine games in New Orleans.
Dillard (5-7) held New Orleans to two runs on seven hits over his seven frames of work to improve to 4-2 with a 2.77 ERA (15er/48.2ip) in his eight starts for the Sounds this season.
Katin (2-for-4) gave the visitors an early 2-0 lead when he crushed Wes Whisler’s 3-2 offering over the left field wall for his 25th home run of the season, a new career high for the slugger. «Read the rest of this article»
Outfielder Belts Grand Slam, Ties Club Record With 7 RBIs For Nashville
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds gave their fans an outstanding sendoff on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium, closing out their 2010 regular season home slate with a 10-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs in the finale of a five-game series.
A crowd of 8,342 was on hand for the contest, bringing the Sounds’ seasonal attendance total to 319,235, nearly 14,000 higher than last year.
Prior to the game, right fielder Brendan Katin was honored as the 2010 Sounds Fan Favorite, an award resulting from fan voting. He promptly thanked the fans in attendance by tying a team record with seven RBIs on the night. The Sounds’ cleanup hitter slugged a pair of homers, including a grand slam, to highlight a 3-for-5 night at the plate to pace the Nashville offensive attack.
Right-hander Josh Butler (5-1) was dominant on the hill for Nashville, allowing one run on two hits over eight outstanding innings of work to earn his fifth victory in seven starts for the Sounds. He retired 13 consecutive New Orleans batters from the first through fifth frames and allowed only a pair of singles on the night. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Ray Olmedo was a triple away from the cycle in the Nashville Sounds’ 7-4 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Taco Bell Throwback Thursday at Greer Stadium in the second game of a five-game set.
It was the seventh time in the last 14 games that Olmedo produced multiple hits, as the veteran left-fielder went 3-for-4 with a home run and a double while driving in and scoring three runs out of the leadoff spot.
Nashville (70-62) has now won four consecutive games and eight of its last 11 contests, temporarily moving to 4.5 games behind first place Iowa in the PCL Northern Division.
The Sounds jumped on the board in the first inning to take an early 2-0 lead. After Adam Stern and Mat Gamel reached base, professional hitter Erick Almonte crushed a two-run double down the left field line to plate both runners as Gamel slid under Neil Wilson’s the tag at home plate. «Read the rest of this article»
Dillard Twirls Seven Scoreless Frames But Takes No-Decision for Nashville
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds kicked off their final homestand with a 2-1 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Wednesday evening at Greer Stadium in the opener of a five-game series.
Tim Dillard turned in an outstanding effort for the second straight start for Nashville, twirling seven innings of scoreless, three-hit ball, but took a no-decision as the Sounds’ bullpen was unable to protect his 1-0 lead in the late innings.
Dillard, who has given up only one run over 15.0 innings in his last two outings, is 3-1 with a 2.86 ERA (11er/34.2ip) in six starts for Nashville this season.
The victory was the Sounds’ sixth in eight meetings versus New Orleans this season and the seventh win in the last 10 games overall for Nashville (69-62). «Read the rest of this article»
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