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Nashville Sounds lose to Memphis Redbirds 8-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Adam Wainwright tossed five shutout innings to lead the Memphis Redbirds to an 8-1 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 9,956 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.

In his second Major League rehab start against the Sounds in less than a week, Wainwright scattered five hits, walked two and struck out seven in the winning effort. Wainwright was in a jam in the bottom of the fifth when Nashville loaded the bases against the veteran right-hander but he struck out Jorge Mateo to end the threat.

Memphis grabbed a 3-0 lead in the third with five hits off Nashville starter Raul Alcantara. Wilfredo Tovar started the scoring with a two-run single and Lane Thomas bounced into a fielder’s choice to knock in another run.

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds pitcher Adam Wainwright Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Rehab Start. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds beat Memphis Redbirds 5-1 at First Tennessee Park

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jorge Mateo collected three hits and scored three runs to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of a sellout crowd of 11,282 Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The speedy shortstop delivered one of the highlights of the night when he tripled into the right-center gap in the second inning. Mateo’s triple was his 16th of the season – a single-season franchise record.

Nashville built an early lead thanks to Anthony Garcia’s 24th home run of the season.

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds' Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

Shortstop Jorge Mateo Sets Nashville Sounds’ Single-Season Triples Record. (Nashville Sounds)

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Memphis Redbirds shut out Nashville Sounds, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds managed only four hits in a 2-0 loss to the Memphis Redbirds Monday night at AutoZone Park. With the win in the series finale, the Redbirds took three of four from the Sounds.

Dustin Fowler doubled in the first inning off Memphis starter Adam Wainwright, but that was the last extra-base hit of the night for Nashville. Jorge Mateo and Boog Powell collected singles in the third inning, and Franklin Barreto singled in the ninth.

Making a Major League rehab start, Wainwright allowed three hits in four shutout innings

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Memphis Redbirds Adam Wainwright Starts Four-Hit Shutout Against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Memphis Redbirds, 7-3

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds used a balanced offensive attack and four relievers to beat the Memphis Redbirds, 7-3, on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Eight of the nine Sounds hitters reached base safely, and five players drove in at least one run. 

Anthony Garcia started the scoring with an RBI single in the first against Daniel Poncedeleon, and after the Redbirds tied the game in the fourth, Garcia drew a bases-loaded walk in the fifth as part of a three-run rally. Dustin Fowler poked an RBI single, and Beau Taylor delivered a sacrifice fly to make it 4-1. Then the Sounds broke open the game with three unearned runs in the seventh against reliever Tommy Layne.

Nashville Sounds never trails in Game 3 win at Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds never trails in Game 3 win at Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall at Round Rock Express, 7-4

 

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Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – A four-run first inning helped the Round Rock Express top the Nashville Sounds, 7-4, Wednesday night at Dell Diamond. The Sounds have lost six of their last seven games since the 15-game winning streak.

The big inning for the Express came just after the Sounds started the game with a three-run top of the first. After Dustin Fowler reached on a two-out error, Anthony Garcia started the scoring with an RBI double down the left-field line. Moments later, Franklin Barreto clubbed a two-run homer to give the Sounds an early 3-0 lead.

Round Rock Express Spoil Nashville Sounds Second Baseman Franklin Barreto's 3-Hit Game with Four-Run First. (Nashville Sounds)

Round Rock Express Spoil Nashville Sounds Second Baseman Franklin Barreto’s 3-Hit Game with Four-Run First. (Nashville Sounds)n

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Nashville Sounds held scoreless by Round Rock Express, 2-0

 

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Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX  – The Nashville Sounds’ offense never got going in a 2-0 loss to the Round Rock Express Tuesday night at Dell Diamond.

Nashville’s 10-game road trip started with a thud as the offense produced only three hits – all singles. Sheldon Neuse had a base hit in the second, Jorge Mateo singled in the third and Dustin Fowler had a single in the sixth.

The Sounds had only two innings when they put a runner in scoring position.

Round Rock Express Starter Chris Rowley Tosses Six Shutout Innings against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Round Rock Express Starter Chris Rowley Tosses Six Shutout Innings against Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds score late to beat New Orleans Baby Cakes, 5-4

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Beau Taylor’s clutch base hit in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Nashville Sounds to a 5-4 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of 9,387 fans at First Tennessee Park Sunday night.

Taylor’s line drive single to left-center scored Anthony Garcia from third to snap a 4-4 deadlock. Garcia doubled with one out and moved to third on a wild pitch just moments before Taylor’s go-ahead single off New Orleans reliever Nick Wittgren.

Nashville closer Liam Hendriks had to wiggle out of a jam in the ninth to lock in the win. Chad Wallach started the inning with a single to right-center.

Nashville Sounds catcher Beau Taylor's Go-Ahead Base Hit Helps Snap Four-Game Skid. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds catcher Beau Taylor’s Go-Ahead Base Hit Helps Snap Four-Game Skid. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds sack Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 18-9

 

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Nashville SoundsColorado Springs, CO – The Nashville Sounds got offensive Thursday night to outlast the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 18-9 at Security Service Field. The win extended Nashville’s season-best winning streak to 10 games, which is the second longest in the franchise’s Pacific Coast League era.

Big innings were plentiful as each team had at least two innings in which they scored at least three runs. Nashville scored five in the first, six in the fourth, and three in the ninth while Colorado Springs posted three in the third and five in the fifth. Sheldon Neuse collected a career-high four hits while Dustin Fowler also recorded four hits on the night.

Nashville Sounds Set Season-Highs in Runs and Hits. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Set Season-Highs in Runs and Hits. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds take down Fresno Grizzlies, 5-2

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN -The Nashville Sounds used a balanced attack at the plate and a strong pitching performance by starter Eric Jokisch to top the Fresno Grizzlies, 5-2, in front of 7,451 fans at First Tennessee Park Wednesday night.

Eight different hitters collected at least one hit for the Sounds, including multi-hit games from Steve Lombardozzi and Jorge Mateo. On the bump, Jokisch turned in his seventh quality start of the season as he allowed two runs over six innings.

Nashville jumped out to an early 1-0 lead when Lombardozzi sparked a rally with a bunt single in the first inning. He moved to second on a walk and scored on a two-out single up the middle by Boog Powell.

Nashville Sounds Opens Seven-Game Homestand With Win Over Fresno Grizzlies. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Opens Seven-Game Homestand With Win Over Fresno Grizzlies. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds come up short in loss to Salt Lake Bees, 8-6

 

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Nashville SoundsSalt Lake City, UT – Ramon Laureano and Franklin Barreto each homered, but the Nashville Sounds never enjoyed a lead and saw a ninth-inning rally fall short in an 8-6 loss to the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark on Friday night. The Sounds have dropped three consecutive games and are 5-13 on the year against Pacific Conference teams.

The Sounds trailed 8-2 after five innings but fought back. In the sixth, Bruce Maxwell drew a bases-loaded walk, and Jorge Mateo delivered a sacrifice fly to cut it to 8-4. Then in the ninth BJ Boyd’s RBI grounder and Barreto’s run-scoring single pulled the Sounds within 8-6.

Nashville Sounds scores two in the 9th but ends game with bases loaded. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds scores two in the 9th but ends game with bases loaded. (Nashville Sounds)

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