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Nashville Sounds open home series with 6-3 Victory over Charlotte Knights

 

Nashville Sounds Pitcher Thomas Jankins Tosses Five Shutout Innings in Win over Charlotte Knights.

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds got five scoreless innings from starter Thomas Jankins and a balanced offensive attack on their way to a 6-3 win over the Charlotte Knights in front of 6,612 fans at First Horizon Park Tuesday night.

Jankins struck out a season-high six batters and scattered two hits and three walks. It was the first win of the year for the right-hander.

Nashville’s offense went to work in the second inning as 10 batters came to the plate. Cooper Hummel led off the rally with an infield single. He trotted home when Tim Lopes drilled a two-run homer to left field to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Own the Night in Homestand Opener. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose 9-3 at Gwinnett Stripers

 

Nashville SoundsLawrenceville, GA – For the second night in a row, the Nashville Sounds outhit the Gwinnett Stripers but lost, suffering a 9-3 defeat on Wednesday night at Coolray Field. The Sounds have suffered four consecutive losses and have dropped to second place in their division after 22 consecutive days with at least a share of first place.

Each time the Sounds scored, Gwinnett answered in the bottom half. In the top of the first, Jamie Westbrook singled to extend his hitting streak to eight games, and Keston doubled to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.

Nashville Sounds outfielder Jamie Westbrook Collects Four of Team’s 13 Hits. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds outfielder Jamie Westbrook Collects Four of Team’s 13 Hits. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall at Gwinnett Stripers, 2-1

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds could not come up with the big hit in a series-opening 2-1 loss to the Gwinnett Stripers Tuesday night at Coolray Field. The Sounds went 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position, including a pair of empty opportunities in the ninth inning.

Trailing by a run to start the top of the ninth, Dylan Cozens drew a walk and Luke Maile singled to put a pair of runners on base with nobody out. After Weston Wilson hit into a fielder’s choice to put runners at the corners with one out, Jesse Chavez retired Jake Hager on a soft pop up and struck out Jamie Westbrook to end the game.

Nashville Sounds Offense Sputters in Third Straight Setback. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Offense Sputters in Third Straight Setback. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds’ Keston Hiura hits two-run homer for 3-1 win over Gwinnett Stripers

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Keston Hiura broke a 1-1 deadlock in the eighth inning with a two-run home run to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 3-1 win over the Gwinnett Stripers in front of 6,324 fans Thursday night at First Horizon Park.

Sounds starter Eric Lauer twirled a gem in his debut and struck out a career-high 12 in five innings of work. He gave up just one hit and walked two.

Nashville got on the board first in the sixth as Hiura singled, stole a base, and was then driven in on a Jace Peterson single.

Keston Hiura Hit a Two-Run Homer in the Eighth to Break the Tie. (Nashville Sounds)

Keston Hiura Hit a Two-Run Homer in the Eighth to Break the Tie. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds rally comes up short in 4-3 loss to Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds ninth-inning comeback attempt came up short as they fell 4-3 to the Memphis Redbirds in front of 8,993 fans on Sunday afternoon at First Horizon Park.

Corey Ray singled home two runs in the bottom of the ninth to cut the Memphis lead to 4-3 but Logan Forsythe grounded into a double play and Christian Kelley flew out to end the game.

Memphis took a 1-0 lead in the second on a single from Dennis Ortega and John Nogowski added to the lead in the fifth with an RBI single of his own to put the Redbirds up 2-0.

Two-Run Ninth Inning not Enough for Nashville Sounds in Series Finale against Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

Two-Run Ninth Inning not Enough for Nashville Sounds in Series Finale against Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get walk-off extra innings win over Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Weston Wilson delivered the knockout punch with a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Nashville Sounds a thrilling 4-3 win over the Memphis Redbirds in front of a sellout crowd of 10,861 fans at First Horizon Park Saturday night.

A wild back-and-forth affair saw the Sounds and Redbirds tied at 3-3 after nine innings. Memphis nearly took the lead in the top of the 10th but Dustin Peterson’s perfect throw from left field cut down a sliding Austin Dean at the plate.

Weston Wilson’s Walk-Off Base Hit in the 10th Gives Nashville Sounds the Win Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Weston Wilson’s Walk-Off Base Hit in the 10th Gives Nashville Sounds the Win Saturday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Memphis Redbirds, 18-6

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds scored 10 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 18-6 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 4,000 fans Tuesday night at First Horizon Park, the largest attendance allowed under the current Metro Public Health Department guidelines. 

The return of professional baseball to Nashville was spoiled quickly by the visiting Redbirds. They jumped on Sounds starter Thomas Jankins and tagged him for 11 earned runs, a career-high.

Trailing 2-0 after a half of an inning, the Sounds battled back immediately.

Memphis Redbirds Launch Four Homers in Rout of Nashville Sounds Tuesday night at First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Memphis Redbirds Launch Four Homers in Rout of Nashville Sounds Tuesday night at First Horizon Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds drop opener to Toledo Mud Hens, 8-6

 

Josh Lindblom, Derek Fisher, and Jace Peterson Made Rehab Appearances with Nashville

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds clubbed four home runs in the 2021 season opener but a five-run bottom of the sixth inning for Toledo propelled the Mud Hens to an 8-6 win at Fifth Third Field Tuesday night.

Nashville got home runs from Dustin Peterson, Mario Feliciano, and Derek Fisher in consecutive innings in the club’s first game in over 600 days. Peterson’s three-run blast started the scoring in the third inning, plating Jamie Westbrook and Fisher.

In the top of the fourth, Feliciano’s first knock of the year left the yard to right-center to give Nashville a 4-0 lead. Fisher, playing with Nashville on a Major League rehab assignment, drilled a solo shot in the fifth.

Nashville Sounds blast four homers in loss to Toledo Mud Hens, Tuesday. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds blast four homers in loss to Toledo Mud Hens, Tuesday. (Nashville Sounds)

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