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Nashville Sounds give up 15 hits in 8-4 loss to Gwinnett Stripers

 

Nashville SoundsLawrenceville, GA – The Nashville Sounds made a lot of noise late in the game on Saturday night, but an eight-run deficit was too much to overcome in an 8-4 loss against the Gwinnett Stripers at Coolray Field. The seven-game set is even at three wins apiece entering Sunday’s finale.

The Sounds had only one hit through seven innings against Jose Rodriguez and Jasseel De La Cruz (1-2) and trailed 8-0 entering the eighth inning when they fought back. They sent eight hitters to the plate in the eighth, and Mitch Longo roped a pinch-hit RBI single to get them on the board.

Jamie Westbrook’s On-Base Streak Continues Despite Loss. (Nashville Sounds)

Jamie Westbrook’s On-Base Streak Continues Despite Loss. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds put away Louisville Bats, 9-3

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds right-hander Bowden Francis did a little bit of everything to help the club to a 9-3 win over the Louisville Bats in front of a sellout crowd of 11,686 at First Horizon Park on Sunday night. It was the sixth-largest crowd in First Horizon Park history.

Francis limited the Bats to one run on three hits over six innings. He walked a pair of batters and struck out four in his fourth win in a Sounds uniform. For good measure, Francis collected a pair of infield singles at the plate.

The only run Francis allowed was a lead-off home run to Louisville second baseman Max Schrock. Only one Louisville batter made it to second base against Francis the rest of the way. 

Nashville Sounds Right-Hander Bowden Francis Throws Six Innings of One-Run Ball, Collects Two Hits at the Plate. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Right-Hander Bowden Francis Throws Six Innings of One-Run Ball, Collects Two Hits at the Plate. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds rally for 5-4 Victory over Charlotte Knights

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Mitch Longo scored on a fielder’s choice from Corey Ray in the ninth inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 5-4 walk-off win over the Charlotte Knights in front of 7,613 fans Sunday night at First Horizon Park. It was the Nashville Sounds’ third walk-off win in the last four games.

The Knights got on the board first on a sacrifice fly from Nate Nolan to take a 1-0 lead in the second inning. Nashville quickly responded to tie the game at one in the bottom half of the second on a sacrifice fly from Payton Henry.

Jamie Westbrook gave the Sounds a 2-1 lead in a fifth with an RBI single, but the lead did not last long as Jake Burger roped an RBI single of his own to tie the game at two in the sixth.

Nashville Sounds' Mitch Longo Scores on a Fielder’s Choice for Third Walk-off of Series against Charlotte Knights. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds’ Mitch Longo Scores on a Fielder’s Choice for Third Walk-off of Series against Charlotte Knights. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds open home series with 6-3 Victory over Charlotte Knights

 

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Thomas Jankins Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Win over Charlotte Knights.

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got five scoreless innings from starter Thomas Jankins and a balanced offensive attack on their way to a 6-3 win over the Charlotte Knights in front of 6,612 fans at First Horizon Park Tuesday night.

Jankins struck out a season-high six batters and scattered two hits and three walks. It was the first win of the year for the right-hander.

Nashville’s offense went to work in the second inning as 10 batters came to the plate. Cooper Hummel led off the rally with an infield single. He trotted home when Tim Lopes drilled a two-run homer to left field to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get 6-2 win over Gwinnett Stripers

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Keston Hiura launched two home runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 6-2 win over the Gwinnett Stripers Sunday afternoon at Coolray Field. The Sounds won two of the five games in the series.

Nashville took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI-single from Zach Green and a sacrifice fly from Jamie Westbrook. Mitch Longo led off the second inning with a solo home run to give the Sounds a 3-0 advantage.

The Sounds continued to pour on in the fifth as Hiura launched a two-run homer to put Nashville up 5-0.

Nashville Sounds infielder Keston Hiura  Had His First Multi-Homer Game of the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds infielder Keston Hiura Had His First Multi-Homer Game of the Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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