Topic: Nate Adcock
Round Rock, TX – The Nashville Sounds were eliminated from playoff contention as they split a doubleheader against the Round Rock Express on Saturday evening at The Dell Diamond.
Facing an elimination number of one, the Sounds defeated the Express in the opener to keep their postseason hopes alive before falling 3-1 in the nightcap, making the Memphis Redbirds the PCL American Conference Southern Division champions.
In the opener, shortstop Hector Gomez returned from the disabled list and went 3-for-4 to lead the Sounds to a 5-2 victory.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds defeated the host Reno Aces by an 8-1 count on Wednesday evening at Aces Ballpark.
Left-hander Aaron Laffey (6-6) earned his second win with Nashville by hurling his second quality start for the club, holding the Aces to one run on seven hits over six strong innings of action.
Every starting Sounds position player recorded a knock in the contest, led by two-hit efforts from Kentrail Davis, Caleb Gindl, and Robinzon Diaz.
Papillion, NE -The Nashville Sounds crushed four baseballs over Werner Park’s outfield walls Friday night, but never recovered from a five-run first inning turned in by the Omaha Storm Chasers, who defeated the Sounds 6-5.
Laying the lumber for the Sounds was first baseman Hunter Morris, who homered twice in the game, third baseman Stephen Parker, and right fielder Cole Garner. Morris, the 2012 Southern League MVP, connected on his first shot with two outs in the first inning and again in the sixth to mark the first time since Sounds left fielder Sean Halton hit two in one game on August 22nd last season. Parker hit his in the sixth; and Garner sent his to left field in the ninth to pull the Sounds to within one.
Doubleheader Scheduled For June 28th
Nashville, TN – Thursday night’s scheduled 7:05pm homestand finale between the Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City RedHawks has been postponed due to heavy rains in the mid-state area which have resulted in unplayable field conditions.
The game will be made up as part of a 6:05pm doubleheader on Friday, June 28th during the RedHawks’ next visit to Music City.
Claudio Vargas pitches eight scoreless innings to help Nashville Sounds beat Omaha Storm Chasers 9-1
Veteran Right-hander Faces One Over Minimum In Eight Scoreless Innings
Papillion, NE – Right-hander Claudio Vargas turned in an outstanding effort to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 9-1 victory over the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday evening at Werner Park.
Vargas (6-1) faced just one over the minimum during his eight scoreless innings, allowing two hits while striking out seven batters and walking none. It marked his fifth quality start in his last six outings. Vargas, who became the first Sounds hurler to work more than seven innings in a start this season, has posted a 2.17 ERA (14er/58.0ip) over his last nine starts.
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Papillion, NE – Former Brewers prospect Jake Odorizzi held the Nashville offense in check and Omaha belted three home runs as the Storm Chasers handed the Nashville Sounds a 5-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
Odorizzi (10-2) allowed only one run on four hits over seven innings of work, walking two and striking out a pair of batters during his 86-pitch effort. The right-hander lowered his ERA to 2.80 at the Triple-A level and picked up his 14th overall victory, one off the minor league lead.
Papillion, NE – Starting pitcher Nate Adcock tossed eight innings of one-run ball as the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers handed the Nashville Sounds a 2-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.
The loss was the Sounds’ seventh in a row and the club’s longest since dropping nine straight contests from May 2nd-10th last season. The Sounds’ 4-14 start is the 2nd-worst in club history through 18 games of action.
Papillion, NE – Outfielder Jarrod Dyson hit a bases loaded single in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Omaha Storm Chasers a 6-5 victory over the Nashville Sounds in the opener of a four-game set at Werner Park on Saturday night.
In his first pitching appearance of his professional career, Erick Almonte began the 13th inning by walking the leadoff batter and allowing a single to Terry Evans. Cody Clark then bunted to Almonte (0-1), but reached on a fielding error. In the ensuing at-bat, Nashville brought in five infielders but Dyson knocked the game-winning hit up the middle to end the marathon.
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