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Express Defeat Sounds In Suspended Game Completion

 

Nashville, TN – The visiting Round Rock Express erupted for seven runs in the top of the eighth inning en route to a 9-1 defeat of the Nashville Sounds on Sunday evening at historic Greer Stadium in the completion of Saturday’s contest which had been suspended due to heavy rains.

Express catcher Brian Esposito provided the big hit of the evening for the visitors, slugging a grand slam to highlight the seven-run eighth.

The Express scored the game’s first run in the top of the fourth when Wladimir Sutil led off the frame with a single and later came plateward on Tommy Everidge’s two-out double down the right field line off Sounds starter Chuck Löfgren.

Round Rock held a 1-0 lead in the middle of the fourth inning at the time of suspension on Saturday, which came following a 33-minute rain delay. «Read the rest of this article»

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Memphis scores six runs in ninth, edge Nashville 7-6

 

Memphis, TN – Trailing 6-1 going into the bottom of the ninth inning, the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds scored six runs to top the Nashville Sounds, 7-6, in the finale of a five-game set on Friday night at AutoZone Park in Memphis.

After retiring the first batter of the inning, Chris Smith walked the next hitter and then allowed four consecutive singles by the Memphis lineup to trim the Nashville lead to 6-5. With the tieing run on second base, Tyler Greene singled to right field and caused Shorey to attempt to score and knot the contest, but Brendan Katin threw a strike home to Maldonado in time to tag out Shorey.

Entering the ballgame to replace Smith with two outs and close the ballgame, Brandon Kintzler walked pinch hitter Bryan Anderson, and then allowed the bases loaded, two-run single by Allen Craig to end the ballgame.

Memphis won three of the five games in the series, as the loss was Nashville’s (40-35) second defeat of the season leading after eight frames. Smith (2-2) was charged with six runs in 2/3 of an inning, taking the loss. «Read the rest of this article»

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