Topic: Sean Green
Memphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds ended the 2011 campaign with a 10-2 win over the cross-state rival Memphis Redbirds on Labor Day afternoon at AutoZone Park.
Snapping a four-game losing streak with the victory, Nashville (71-72) finished the season with just the franchise’s 12th losing record in 34 years of competition.
Nashville starter Mike Fiers (8-0) ended the 2011 season with another great performance with the mound, not allowing an earned run in his last 19 innings of work over his last three starts. On the afternoon, Fiers gave up two unearned runs on two hits in five innings of work for the win. He struck out four and walked zero.
Des Moines, IA – Cubs outfielder Brad Snyder hit a game-winning, bases-loaded single off the left field wall with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the division-rival Iowa Cubs a 5-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in the finale of a four-game series on Thursday night at Principal Park.
Pinch hitter Chris Robinson opened the 11th frame with a single off Mike McClendon and moved to third on a sacrifice bunt and infield groundout. McClendon walked the next two hitters before allowing the game-winning hit to Snyder.
The defeat gave the Sounds (70-70) a series split and 11-5 season series win over the Cubs.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds opened their season-ending road trip with an 8-5 loss, as the division-rival Iowa Cubs scored five runs in the seventh inning to come back and win on Monday evening at Principal Park.
It was the 22nd loss on the road after leading this season, as Nashville (68-69) entered the bottom of the seventh inning with a 5-3 lead.
Right fielder Caleb Gindl had three hits while right fielder Brandon Boggs and catcher Martin Maldonado each hit two-run home runs in the loss.
Boggs gave the Sounds a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning. After Gindl hit a two-out infield single, Boggs crushed a two-run homer over the left field wall, his ninth of the season.
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Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a late tie and post a 6-3 victory over the division-rival Memphis Redbirds on Saturday evening in front of 8,827 fans at Greer Stadium.
With the score knotted at 3-3, Nashville batted around against Redbirds reliever Jess Todd to register the game-winning three-run outburst.
Eric Farris led off the Sounds’ eighth with a single and moved to second on Mat Gamel’s opposite-field single through the left side of the infield. With one out, Caleb Gindl ripped a line-drive single to center to plate Farris with the go-ahead run. After an intentional walk was issued to Brandon Boggs to load the bases, pinch-hitter Andy Gonzalez gave the Sounds some breathing room with a two-run single to left that extended the lead to three.
Papillion, NE – The Nashville Sounds closed out their road trip with a 5-2 loss to the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday evening at Werner Park.
With the loss, Nashville (66-65) split the series with Omaha and lost the season series between the clubs by an 11-5 margin.
Omaha starting pitcher Sean O’Sullivan (8-2) recorded his best pitching performance of the season for the Storm Chasers. The right-hander tossed seven scoreless frames while striking out eight and walking none for the victory. It was also his sixth quality start in his last seven outings.
Nashville, TN – The visiting Tucson Padres erupted for eight runs in the eighth inning for a come-from-behind 8-6 win over the Nashville Sounds on Thursday night at Greer Stadium.
Nashville (64-62) scored six runs of the game over the first seven innings, before the eight-run outburst got the club’s biggest blown lead of the season.
The Sounds had 11 hits in the loss, led by two-hit performances by centerfielder Logan Schafer, left fielder Jordan Brown, first baseman Erick Almonte, and catcher Martin Maldonado.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds’ six-game winning streak came to a halt with an 8-6 loss to the Las Vegas 51s in the third game of a four-game series on Sunday evening at Greer Stadium.
With the loss and Memphis Redbirds win, Nashville (62-60) dropped to third in the PCL American Northern Division, trailing the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers by 4 ½ games.
The Sounds collected 12 hits in the game, led by designated hitter Erick Almonte going 3-for-5. Mat Gamel, Caleb Gindl, and Taylor Green all added two hits.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds completed a four-game series sweep of the Reno Aces, thanks to a 10-run seventh inning rally in an 11-9 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Aces Ballpark.
With the win, The Sounds (60-59) finished 6-2 on the eight-game road trip through Colorado Springs and Reno and are posting a winning record for the first time since April 17th when they were 6-5.
The sweep was the third sweep of the season for the Sounds. Nashville previously swept New Orleans from June 25th-28th at Greer Stadium and Iowa from July 18th-21st at Principal Park. The Sounds were also swept by Reno at Aces Ballpark last season, their only meeting in 2010.
Reno, NV – The Nashville Sounds scored six unanswered runs in a come-from-behind, 6-4 victory over the Reno Aces on Monday night at Aces Ballpark, highlighted by a go-ahead, two-run homer by Taylor Green in the top of the ninth inning.
Entering the ninth trailing 4-3, outfielder Logan Schafer singled off pitcher Sam Demel to lead off the frame and advanced to second on a Lucas May passed ball. Schafer would then score the tying run as Eric Farris ripped an RBI single over the second baseman’s head into right field. Green followed by hammering a two-run homer down the right field line for his 20th of the season.
The win was Nashville’s (58-59) ninth come-from-behind victory when trailing in the 7th inning of later this season and 12th last at-bat win.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds plated a pair of runs without the benefit of a hit in the top of the tenth inning to hang a 5-3 defeat on the division-rival Iowa Cubs on Monday evening at Principal Park in the opener of a four-game series.
In the decisive tenth, Taylor Green and Mat Gamel drew back-to-back one-out walks from Iowa reliever Chris Carpenter before the pitcher-catcher exchange failed the I-Cubs. With an 0-2 count on Sounds catcher Mike Rivera, the next two offerings went to the screen to allow Nashville to take the lead.
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