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Nashville Sounds’ offense falters at Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds faltered Saturday night as they suffered a 5-1 setback at the paws of the Iowa Cubs. Matt Chapman’s 12th home run of the season was the lone highlight offensively for the Sounds who mustered just five hits on the night.

The I-Cubs struck first in the bottom of the second inning when Stephen Bruno drove home Victor Caratini on a dribbler up the middle. Iowa maintained a one run advantage until the top of the fourth inning when with two outs Chapman stepped to the plate. The Sounds third baseman deposited a 2-2 pitch well beyond the left field fence to knot the game up at one run apiece.

Nashville's Matt Chapman Drills his 12th Home Run of the Season but Sounds Come Up Short. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville’s Matt Chapman Drills his 12th Home Run of the Season but Sounds Come Up Short. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds split games with Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds split a doubleheader against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium to wrap up a rain-shortened series. The Sounds won the exciting opener, 2-1, and dropped a heart-breaking twinbill finale, 8-5.

Albuquerque took two of three from the Sounds in the rain-shortened series. Nashville split a doubleheader for the fifth time in 2012 and moved to 5-7 overall in doubleheader action.

In the opener, Logan Schafer belted a pair of homers, including a walkoff blast in the seventh inning, to power the Sounds to a 2-1 victory.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Sounds Defeat Zephyrs Again, 8-2

 

De La Cruz Works Team-Leading 9th Quality Start To Pace Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds earned their fourth straight win on Monday evening, defeating New Orleans by an 8-2 margin at Greer Stadium.

It marked the Sounds’ third win in three games against the Zephyrs this series. Nashville (36-42) has won 11 of its 15 meetings with New Orleans in 2011.

Right-hander Frankie De La Cruz (3-4) picked up the win as he turned in his team-leading ninth quality start of the year for the Sounds. He held the Z’s to two runs (one earned) while scattering seven hits over six innings. It was his third straight winning decision after opening the year with four consecutive losses.

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Nashville Beats New Orleans Again, 9-2

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds hung a 9-2 loss on the New Orleans Zephyrs on Sunday night at Greer Stadium in the second game of a four-game series.

Winners of four of its last five overall, Nashville (35-42) has outscored New Orleans, 95-36, in the teams’ 14 meetings so far this season, winning 10 of those contests.

Nine different players posed a hit in the victory, highlighted by homers from Eric Farris and Mat Gamel.

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Sounds Win 5-1 On Opening Night

 

Amaury Rivas Throws Quality Start In Triple-A Debut

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds opened the 2011 season with a 5-1 win over the visiting New Orleans Zephyrs on Thursday evening at Greer Stadium in front of 7,144 people on Opening Night.

Newcomers Brandon Boggs and Edwin Maysonet each homered in their Sounds debuts, while starter Amaury Rivas (1-0) picked up the win while tossing a quality start in his first Triple-A outing, a speedy 77-pitch effort.

After allowing a leadoff double to Zephyrs prospect Ozzie Martinez, Rivas settled down to retire the next 14 consecutive batters, surrendering just three total hits over his seven innings pitched. «Read the rest of this article»

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