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Omaha Blanks Nashville, 9-0, In Homestand Opener

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Vin Mazzaro tossed a quality start while the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers dropped the Nashville Sounds, 9-0, on Saturday night in front of 8,251 fans at Greer Stadium.

Mazzaro (1-0) gave up just five hits while tossing seven scoreless innings with five strikeouts in the win. Former Sound Lorenzo Cain went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored in his first game returning to Greer Stadium for the visiting Storm Chasers.

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Sounds Lose Series Finale At Omaha, 8-3

 

Nashville Drops Three Of Four To Storm Chasers, Falls To .500 On Year

Nashville Sounds Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds closed out their first road series of the season on the short end of an 8-3 loss to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday afternoon at Werner Park in the finale of the four-game set.

With the defeat, Nashville (6-6) fell to the .500 plateau on the year after dropping three of four in the series.

The Sounds got things started with a two-out rally against former big-league Jeff Suppan in the top of the first inning, taking an early 3-0 lead. Brett Carroll snapped out of an 11 at-bat hitless funk by ripping a two-out RBI double to left to plate Brandon Boggs, who was hit by a pitch earlier in the frame. Third baseman Taylor Green (2-for-3) continued his recent hot hitting when he followed with a two-run single to right to extend the advantage to three.

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Sounds Split Doubleheader With Division-Rival Omaha

 

Green Homers Twice To Cap 5-3 Nightcap Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park, dropping the opener 4-1 before rallying to post a 5-3 win in the nightcap. The twinbill made up Friday evening’s rainout.

Third baseman Taylor Green powered the Sounds to victory in the second contest, belting a pair of solo homers in leading Nashville (6-5) to a 5-3 triumph which snapped the club’s three-game losing skid.

Green (2-for-3) belted a two-out solo homer off Omaha starter Vin Mazzaro in the top of the second inning to give the Sounds a 1-0 lead. The blast was the infielder’s second of the year.

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Sounds Drop Road Opener To Divsion-Rival Storm Chasers, 2-1

 

Nashville SoundsPapillon, NE –  The Nashville Sounds lost 2-1 to the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers in the first-ever game played at Werner Park on Saturday night. Nashville matched a season-low six hits on the evening while facing six Omaha pitchers.

All four of Nashville’s (5-4) defeats this season have come by one run, including twice in extra innings.

The Storm Chasers scored both runs in the bottom of the third inning. David Lough doubled in the beginning of the frame and attempted to score on an Eric Hosmer single, but was the victim of the Sounds’ seventh outfield assist of the early season as Brett Carroll threw Lough out at home plate to save a run. It was Carroll’s league-leading fourth outfield assist.

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Sounds Drop Second Straight Game to Royals

 

Farris Extends Hit Streak To 13 Games For Nashville In Loss

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds suffered their second straight game to the division-rival Omaha Royals, falling 7-4 on Thursday evening at historic Greer Stadium.

The back-and-forth contest featured four ties and five lead changes over the first 4 1/2 innings of action as both starting pitchers allowed their highest hit total of the year in the game.

Then, the bats quickly quieted down as neither team recorded a hit in the rest of the contest; Omaha’s Jarrod Dyson registered the evening’s final knock with one out in the top of the fifth.

Royals pitchers retired the final 16 Nashville batters in succession to secure the victory.

Omaha shortstop Ed Lucas gave the visitors a 1-0 lead when he led off the second inning with a solo homer that careened off the guitar-shaped scoreboard in left-center. The blast, which was the infielder’s eighth of the year, came off Sounds starter Josh Butler.

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Omaha drops Sounds 5-3 on Wednesday

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost to the division-rival Omaha Royals, 5-3, on Wednesday evening at historic Greer Stadium in the third game of a four-game series.

Nashville (56-48) allowed 15 hits to Omaha as five Royals recorded multi-hit contests, led by Mike Moustakas and Kila Ka’aihue each adding three hits.

Omaha got on the board in the opening frame to take a 1-0 as third baseman Moustakas hit a two-out double to right field. First baseman Ka’aihue then recorded his team-leading 77th RBI with line drive single to left field that brought home Moustakas from second base. Designated Hitter Jai Miller made it 2-0 in the Royals fourth with a solo homer to left center, his 12th of the season.

The Sounds scored two runs in the next frame to knot the contest 2-2. After right fielder Brendan Katin worked a nine-pitch walk, first baseman Joe Koshansky ripped a game-tying two-run home run to deep center over the 24-foot batter’s eye. It was Koshansky’s team-leading 18th long ball and 59th RBI on the year.

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Nashville tops Omaha 5-2 on Saturday Night

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat the division-rival Omaha Royals 5-2 on Saturday night at historic Greer Stadium in front of 8,083 fans in the third game of a four game set.

Marty McLeary (3-6) threw his second quality start for the win, allowing two runs while scattering eight hits with two strikeouts in six innings pitched. Over his last three starts, the veteran right-hander is 2-0 with a 1.56 ERA (3er/17.1ip). Mike McClendon continued to dominate in relief, striking out three over three shutout innings to earn his first Triple-A save.

Coming into tonight’s game hitting .400 (22-for-55) over his last 18 games,  Adam Stern continued to stay hot for Nashville going 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Erick Almonte also added two hits, his third multi-hit game in a row.

The Sounds jumped on the board in the opening frame as Nashville third baseman Mat Gamel crushed the first pitch he saw over the left field wall for 1-0 lead. The long ball was Gamel’s fourth of the year and first since July 2nd. «Read the rest of this article»

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