Topic: Peter O’Brien
Nashville, TN – Nashville Sounds give up to big innings to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in 9-3 loss Sunday night at First Tennessee Park. The Baby Cakes scored four runs in the fifth and another three runs in the sixth on their way to victory.
New Orleans scored in the first inning on an RBI double by Isan Diaz that scored Eddy Alvarez. That would be the only run scored in the first three innings by either team. The Sounds were close to scoring in the bottom of the third inning when they loaded the bases. The Sounds were unable to take advantage as Baby Cakes’ starter Joe Gunkel struck out Matt Davidson to end the inning.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds allowed five runs to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in the top of the eight inning in 7-4 loss Friday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams were even through the first six innings at 2-2. Starter Wes Benjamin went six strong innings and allowed only two runs for Nashville, and New Orleans starter Hector Noesi limited the Sounds to three runs in seven innings.
Sounds’ catcher Jose Trevino snapped the 2-2 tie with a solo home run to the berm in left-center field in the bottom of the sixth inning. Trevino’s second home run of the season gave Nashville a 3-2 lead, but the one-run advantage was brief.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds wrapped up the road portion of their 2018 schedule in heart-breaking fashion Thursday night as they fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 5-4 in 10 innings. Chris Bostick’s two-out single in the 10th secured the victory for New Orleans.
Metairie native Jeremy Bleich pitched the 10th inning for the Sounds and took the loss as he allowed a walk and a base hit in the final frame. Bleich induced a fielder’s choice, which retired the designated runner trying to advance to third base to begin the game. He then walked Christian Adames and two batters later surrendered the game-ending base hit to Bostick.
Metairie, LA – The Nashville Sounds were silenced Wednesday night as they fell to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 2-0 at the Shrine on Airline.
Making a spot start, Carlos Ramirez gave the Sounds all they could ask for. The right-hander went a career-long four innings in his first career start and blanked the Baby Cakes in those four frames. He yielded three hits on the night without walking anyone.
Offensively the Sounds had no answer for New Orleans’ Dillon Peters, who kept the Sounds’ batters off balance all night long. The southpaw collected a dozen punch outs to set a new career-high and retired the final ten batters he faced. The 12 strikeouts matched a New Orleans franchise record.
Nashville, TN – After going on a franchise-record-matching 15-game winning streak, the Nashville Sounds have now matched a season-long losing streak as they dropped their fourth straight game Saturday night to the New Orleans Baby Cakes 6-5. 10,739 fans came out to First Tennessee Park to witness the action.
Five Sounds pitchers combined to walk nine-batters to set a new single-game season-high.
After four solid innings, Sounds starter Jesus Luzardo ran into trouble in the fifth. The 20-year-old walked three batters on the night, all of which came in the fifth inning. He fanned six batters in the game while allowing just three hits.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds dropped their third straight game in a 3-2 decision to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of a sellout crowd of 10,439 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.
Eric Jokisch delivered a quality start but the Sounds’ offense never materialized against three New Orleans hurlers. Jokisch tossed six innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits. It was his eighth quality start of the season.
Two of the runs allowed by Jokisch came in the first inning to give the Baby Cakes a 2-0 lead. Chris Bostick’s sacrifice fly started the scoring and Peter O’Brien’s run-scoring single gave New Orleans a two-run advantage.
Nashville, TN – The Reno Aces used a strong start by Shelby Miller to score a 3-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,058 fans Monday night at First Tennessee Park.
The two teams split the four-game series after the Sounds (70-53) won the first two games and the Aces (65-58) returned the favor in the final two.
Miller scattered 10 hits and limited the Sounds to two runs in 7 1/3 innings. He didn’t walk anybody and racked up nine strikeouts in his fourth win with Reno.
Nashville, TN – Reno starter Matt Koch quieted the Nashville Sounds offense in the Aces’ 6-3 win in front of 7,153 fans Sunday night at First Tennessee Park.
The right-hander worked seven strong innings to give the Aces (64-58) their first win of the four-game series. He allowed three runs on nine hits, did not walk a batter, and struck out five.
Todd Glaesmann started the scoring in the top of the second when he belted a solo homer off Nashville’s Chris Jensen to give Reno a 1-0 lead.
Jason Pridie Slams 18th Homer In Loss
Reno, NV – The Sounds fell victim to a five-run seventh inning and squandered an opportunity to win the series, losing 11-5 in Wednesday’s series finale against Reno at Aces Ballpark.
After Reno took an early lead by scoring two in the second, Nashville tied things up in the fourth. Brent Morel was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and Jason Pridie followed by smashing his 18th home run of the season. The two-run shot was the outfielder’s 14th on the road and closed the gap in his pursuit to steal 20 bases and hit 20 home runs this season.
Omaha, NB – The International League rallied for three runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Pacific Coast League 4-3 in front of a sellout crowd of 9,023 fans in the First National Bank Triple-A All-Star Game at Werner Park.
The Sounds lone All-Star representative, outfielder Jason Pridie started and played the entire game. The 31-year-old went 2-for 5 on the night, with a pair of singles.
The PCL held a 3-1 advantage heading into the ninth, but with the bases loaded Kyle Roller delivered a two-run single up the middle to even the score. After a pitching change, Lehigh Valley’s Tyler Henson singled home Indianapolis’ Alen Hanson for the go-ahead run.
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