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Nashville Sounds win streak ends with 12-3 loss to Iowa Cubs

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were unable to complete a four-game sweep of the Iowa Cubs in Monday afternoon’s finale, losing to the visiting I-Cubs by a 12-3 final.

Trailing all game, the Sounds battled back to within two runs of Iowa in the eighth inning, but a seven-run outpouring from Cubs’ hitters in the ninth sealed Nashville’s fate.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs 12-3.

Nashville Sounds fall to Iowa Cubs 12-3.

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Nashville Sounds blank Tucson Patres in series finale 3-0

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds held the visiting Tucson Padres to only three hits in the team’s seventh shutout victory of the season: a 3-0 win Tuesday night at Greer Stadium.

The Sounds wrap the homestand winning seven of the eight to complete their winningest homestand greater than four games since the 2003 season.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Nashville Sounds begin eight game home stand Tuesday, July 30th

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Tuesday, July 30th, for their ninth homestand of the season.

The stand is the last to feature eight games, beginning with a four-game series with the Las Vegas 51s (New York Mets affiliate) spanning July 30th-August 2nd, and another with the Tucson Padres (San Diego Padres affiliate).

The homestand will be highlighted by two fireworks shows, two giveaway nights, Star Wars Night and the final BURGER KING Throwback Thursday and Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS.

Nashville Sounds Greer Stadium. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Nashville Sounds Greer Stadium. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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Three former baseball Govs appears in same contest

 

Los Angeles – Three former Governors…one important baseball game.

Austin Peay State University GovernorsOn a night Colorado crept to 1.5 games from the Western Division lead, three former baseball Governors appeared in the same contest, Friday night, as the Rockies held off the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7-5.

It was a game that saw former Govs’ catcher A.J. Ellis, in his second major league season, enjoy his short career’s best game as he went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and two RBI.

His single in the second tied the game at 2-2 and his double in the fourth off Cy Young Award candidate Ubaldo Jimenez cut the Dodgers’ deficit to 5-3. «Read the rest of this article»

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Quake hits Illinois, disturbing vibrations reach south to Clarksville

 

The USGS equipment maps earthquake hazard zones on the spot.No, you’re not going crazy. There was an earthquake felt in middle Tennessee during the wee hours of the morning. An earthquake hit the Midwest today, originating 135 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois, and merely 38 miles from Evansville, IN. At magnitude 5.4, the epicenter of the quake was 6 miles from West Salem, IL.

I was watching StarGate SG-1 when the floor shook. And it wasn’t the surround sound. I stood up as vibrations rattled the front door of the house, coming from that direction. The cats all freaked out and stared in the same unnerving direction I was staring in.

The vibrations grew, and the tremors then dissipated. By coincidence, I heard sirens going off down the road not long afterwards as I listened to the news, and checked online for any reports. Early reports to the United States Geological Survey spilled in from the IL/IN area. «Read the rest of this article»

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