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Nashville Sounds let game slip away to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds let a 3-1 lead slip away in the sixth inning and never recovered, falling 5-3 to the Iowa Cubs on Saturday night at Principal Park. The loss ended the Sounds’ win streak at four and officially eliminated them from playoff contention. It was just their third loss in the last 16 games.

The Sounds led 3-1 through five innings and got another strong start by Seth Maness. He yielded one run – a Robel Garcia homer in the second – on just two hits and walked none over five innings in a no-decision.

Nashville Sounds snap four-game win streak, officially eliminated from playoff contention. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds snap four-game win streak, officially eliminated from playoff contention. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds score two in ninth to defeat Iowa Cubs, 3-1

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Nashville Sounds catcher Tim Federowicz broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning on Friday night, and starter Wes Benjamin and three relievers stymied the Iowa offense, propelling the Sounds to a 3-1 win over the I-Cubs at Principal Park. The Sounds are 4-0 on their final road trip of the season and have won 13 of their last 15 games overall.

The Sounds scored in the first inning and ninth inning, and that was enough for the win. Zack Granite led off the game with a walk, stole second and scored on a double by Andy Ibanez to make it 1-0 against Adbert Alzolay.

Nashville Sounds moves to 4-0 on road trip with 13th victory in last 15 games. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds moves to 4-0 on road trip with 13th victory in last 15 games. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds game at Iowa Cubs postponed due to Rain

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Saturday night’s game between the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs was postponed due to rain at Principal Park. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Sunday, April 28th set to begin at 1:08pm The doubleheader will be two seven inning games.

The 2019 season is the 42nd in Nashville Sounds franchise history and first as the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Single-game tickets are available now by calling 615.690.4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com

Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs to play Doubleheader on Sunday. (Mike Strasinger)

Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs to play Doubleheader on Sunday. (Mike Strasinger)

 

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Nashville Sounds get 2-1 win at Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Willie Calhoun delivered big hits in the first and ninth innings on Friday night, and each time it gave the Nashville Sounds a lead, propelling the team to a 2-1 victory over the Iowa Cubs at Principal Park. The win snapped the Sounds’ overall losing streak at four games and their losing skid against Iowa at five games.

With game tied 1-1 in the top of the ninth, Carlos Tocci led off with a single and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Andy Ibanez. Then Calhoun, with the Sounds having stranded 11 men on base to that point, drilled a double to right to score Tocci for a 2-1 lead.

Nashville Sounds snap four-game skid thanks to Willie Calhoun’s homer and double. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds snap four-game skid thanks to Willie Calhoun’s homer and double. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds suffer 6-4 loss at Iowa Cubs

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Matt Davidson and Willie Calhoun belted home runs for the Nashville Sounds but it wasn’t enough in a 6-4 loss to the Iowa Cubs Wednesday night at Principal Park in Des Moines.

Davidson’s solo blast came in the second inning and was his fifth of the season. Calhoun’s was a three-run shot in the top of the ninth to make it interesting. It was Calhoun’s fourth long ball of the season with Nashville.

Iowa got on the board right way against Nashville starter Phillips Valdez. With two outs and runners at first and second in the opening inning, Cubs’ third baseman Cristhian Adames singled to left field but the ball got past Calhoun and to the wall. Both runners came around to score to help Iowa build an early 2-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds have lost Six of Last Seven Games. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds have lost Six of Last Seven Games. (Nashville Sounds)

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Iowa Cubs blank Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – A strong start by James Naile wasn’t enough for the Nashville Sounds in a 2-0 loss to the Iowa Cubs Sunday afternoon at Principal Park. 

Naile tossed seven innings and limited the Cubs to two runs on just four hits. It was Naile’s eighth quality start of the season, and his first outing since his 2018 Triple-A All-Star Game appearance on Wednesday.

Nashville’s offense never materialized and went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position. They left the bases loaded in the fourth, and runners on in the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth innings.

Nashville Sounds pitcher James Naile Tosses Seven Innings in Quality Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher James Naile Tosses Seven Innings in Quality Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall late to Iowa Cubs, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -Ramon Laureano hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning on Saturday night, but the Iowa Cubs answered with a two-run homer in the eighth and beat the Nashville Sounds 5-4 at Principal Park. The five-game series is even at two wins apiece, as the Sounds have dropped consecutive games.

Laureano’s two-out smash to left off Jen-Ho Tseng in the seventh was his fourth homer in 13 games in July, and it broke a 3-3 tie. But Jake Sanchez, who worked around trouble in the bottom of the seventh, gave up a two-out two-run shot to Taylor Davis in the eighth to account for the 5-4 final.

Ramon Laureano's homer in the 7th not enough as Nashville Sounds drops Game 4 to Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

Ramon Laureano’s homer in the 7th not enough as Nashville Sounds drops Game 4 to Iowa Cubs. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs, 5-3

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -The Nashville Sounds couldn’t hold an early lead Friday night and ultimately lost 5-3 to the Iowa Cubs in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Principal Park. The Sounds had won the first game of the day-night twinbill 8-3 to move their win streak to five. That matched a season-high, and it’s the second time this season their five-game win streak has been snapped by Iowa.

Franklin Barreto got the Sounds rolling in the first inning with a long two-run homer to left off Eddie Butler. It was Barreto’s 10th home run of the year in 50 games for the Sounds.

Nashville Sounds loses early lead, snaps five-game win streak. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds loses early lead, snaps five-game win streak. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Iowa Cubs 8-3 for Fifth Straight Win

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA -The Nashville Sounds pushed their winning streak to five games with an 8-3 win over the Iowa Cubs in game one of a doubleheader Friday afternoon at Principal Park.

Ramon Laureano led the charge offensively with a 3-for-5 day at the plate as the Sounds collected six extra-base hits. Laureano sparked a rally immediately when he lined a base hit down the right field line to start the game. The base knock extended his hitting streak to 11 games.

Franklin Barreto walked to put a pair of runners on base for Anthony Garcia who hit a deep drive into right field.

Nashville Sounds Matches Longest Winning Streak of 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Matches Longest Winning Streak of 2018. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds hold off late Iowa Cubs rally for 8-7 win

 

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Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds held off a furious rally by the Iowa Cubs to open the unofficial second half of the season with an 8-7 win at Principal Park.

After racing out to a 5-0 lead and holding an 8-2 advantage in the top of the eighth, the Sounds allowed five doubles in the final two innings as the Cubs scored five runs to make it close.

Bruce Maxwell started the scoring with an RBI single in the top of the second inning. Nashville added four runs in the third as Franklin Barreto, Anthony Garcia, Sheldon Neuse and Jorge Mateo had hits.

Eric Jokisch Logs Quality Start in Nashville Sounds' Win. (Nashville Sounds)

Eric Jokisch Logs Quality Start in Nashville Sounds’ Win. (Nashville Sounds)

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