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Nashville Sounds loses Thursday night to San Antonio Missions

 

Nashville SoundsSan Antonio, TX -The Nashville Sounds jumped out fast, but faded late in 5-3 loss to the San Antonio Missions Thursday night. That completed the sweep for the Missions over the Sounds.

Nashville took the early lead in the top of the first inning. Zack Granite led off with a double and scored on a single by Scott Heineman. He later scored on a single by Nick Solak to give the Sounds a 2-0 lead.

Shelby Miller made the start for the Missions in his first pitching appearance since June 25th with the Texas Rangers before being released. He threw 40 pitches in the first inning and 28 pitches in the second inning.

Nashville Sounds Lead Into the Sixth Inning Wan’t Enough to Defeat San Antonio Missions. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Lead Into the Sixth Inning Wan’t Enough to Defeat San Antonio Missions. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds falter late in 7-5 loss to San Antonio Missions

 

Nashville SoundsSan Antonio, TX -The Nashville Sounds fell to the San Antonio Missions 7-5 at Nelson W. Wolff Stadium Wednesday night. The loss was the Sounds fourth straight.

Nashville was in charge by a score of 4-2 when San Antonio plated four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to take control. The Missions never trailed the rest of the way.

For the fifth consecutive game, the Sounds allowed at least one run in the first inning. Starter Austin Bibens-Dirks battled control issues early when he uncorked a wild pitch allowing the first run of the game and a bases-loaded walk to give the Missions a 2-0 lead after one inning.

San Antonio Missions' Four-Run Fifth Inning Sinks Nashville Sounds Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

San Antonio Missions’ Four-Run Fifth Inning Sinks Nashville Sounds Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds fall to New Orleans Baby Cakes, 7-4

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds allowed five runs to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in the top of the eight inning in 7-4 loss Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

The two teams were even through the first six innings at 2-2. Starter Wes Benjamin went six strong innings and allowed only two runs for Nashville, and New Orleans starter Hector Noesi limited the Sounds to three runs in seven innings.

Sounds’ catcher Jose Trevino snapped the 2-2 tie with a solo home run to the berm in left-center field in the bottom of the sixth inning. Trevino’s second home run of the season gave Nashville a 3-2 lead, but the one-run advantage was brief.

Nashville Sounds Lose for Only the Third Time When Leading After Seven. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Lose for Only the Third Time When Leading After Seven. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds thrash New Orleans Baby Cakes, 11-7

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds defeated New Orleans Baby Cakes 11-7 at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. The Sounds scored six runs in the sixth inning and never looked back.

Just moments before the huge inning, the Baby Cakes plated a pair of runs in the top of the sixth to even the game at 2-2. The runs for New Orleans came just after Nashville starter Austin Bibens-Dirkx finished five shutout innings on the bump.

Nashville sent 11 to the plate in the sixth and collected seven consecutive hits. It started with Carlos Tocci’s base hit to right field. Eli White gave the Sounds the lead for good with a run-scoring triple down the left field line.

Nashville Sounds Six-Run Sixth Inning Leads to Win Over New Orleans Baby Cakes at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Six-Run Sixth Inning Leads to Win Over New Orleans Baby Cakes at First Tennessee Park Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds hold off Oklahoma City Dodgers for 6-4 Win

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds held the lead for the whole game in 6-4 victory over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park. Pacific Coast League All-Star Seth Maness earned his fifth win of the season in the contest.

Two runs were scored by Nashville in the first inning, with one run scoring on an error. With the bases loaded, Angelo Mora overthrew second base after fielding a groundball. That scored Zack Granite and Scott Heineman to put the Sounds up 2-0.

Nashville Sounds Early Offense, Solid Pitching Help Even Series with Oklahoma City Dodgers at 2-2. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Early Offense, Solid Pitching Help Even Series with Oklahoma City Dodgers at 2-2. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds get 3-2 win at Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – On Thursday night, the Nashville Sounds defeated  the Memphis Redbirds 3-2 at AutoZone Park. With the win, the Sounds moved to 6-2 on their road trip and claim their fourth consecutive win.

The Sounds struck first in the second against Genesis Cabrera. With two outs and the bases empty, Scott Heineman singled, stole second, took third on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Juremi Profar. After the Redbirds tied the game in the fourth and took the lead in the fifth against starter Wes Benjamin, the offense picked him up in the sixth against reliever Chris Ellis.

Nashville Sounds improve to 6-2 on road trip with win over Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds improve to 6-2 on road trip with win over Memphis Redbirds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Memphis Redbirds 17-11 in hit fest

 

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds used five big innings to come from behind to beat the Memphis Redbirds 17-11 Wednesday night at AutoZone Park. The come from behind win included a six run eighth inning scamper.

The Nashville Sounds used five big innings, including a six-run top of the eighth, to dispatch the Memphis Redbirds in a crazy 17-11 game Wednesday night at AutoZone Park.

Nashville scored three in the first inning, two in the fifth, four in the sixth, six in a bizarre eighth inning and two more in the ninth to notch their fifth win over the last seven games.

Nashville Sounds score 12 Unanswered Runs in come from behind win against the Memphis Redbirds Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds score 12 Unanswered Runs in come from behind win against the Memphis Redbirds Wednesday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds blast three homers in the ninth to beat New Orleans Baby Cakes, 6-5

 

Nashville SoundsMetairie, LA – On Friday night, Nashville Sounds’ Tyler Pill, Patrick Wisdom and Matt Davidson hit home runs in the top of the ninth to push past the New Orleans Baby Cakes at the Shrine on Airline, 6-5.

The homers came off former Sound R.J. Alvarez and turned a 5-3 deficit into a 6-5 lead. Pill’s homer was his first as a Sound and led off the ninth. Then Wisdom crushed the first pitch he saw over the left field wall to tie the game at 5-5.

Davidson, who had entered the game as pinch-hitter in the seventh, drilled a 1-1 pitch an estimated 449 feet to give the Sounds a 6-5 lead.

Nashville Sounds stun New Orleans Baby Cakes with trio of homers to begin 9th inning. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds stun New Orleans Baby Cakes with trio of homers to begin 9th inning. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds lose at New Orleans Baby Cakes, 6-2

 

Nashville SoundsNew Orleans, LA – Nashville Sounds fall 6-2 to the New Orleans Baby Cakes Tuesday night at the Shrine on Airline. The Baby Cakes hit four home runs in the win. Second baseman Isan Diaz hit a pair of solo blasts off Sounds’ starter Seth Maness.

The home run barrage started immediately when Magneuris Sierra started the bottom of the first inning with a lead off home run for the Baby Cakes.

New Orleans went on to score single tallies in the third, fourth and fifth innings to extend their lead to 4-0. The first home run of the night for Diaz was a solo shot in the top of the fifth inning.

New Orleans Baby Cakes' Isan Diaz Belts Two Home Runs against Nashville Sounds Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

New Orleans Baby Cakes’ Isan Diaz Belts Two Home Runs against Nashville Sounds Thursday night. (Nashville Sounds)

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Nashville Sounds Matt Davidson hits 200th Homer in win over Salt Lake Bees

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds beat the Salt Lake bees 5-4 in from of 11,622 fans at First Tennessee Park Saturday night. Matt Davidson hit his 200th career home run as a professional to lead the Sounds’ offense.

Eight batters came to the plate for Nashville in the bottom of the first inning. Carlos Tocci led off with a double and would be hit in on an Andy Ibanez single. Willie Calhoun would score on a wild pitch to score the second run. The Sounds would leave the bases loaded but took a 2-0 lead into the second inning.

Nashville Sounds Pitching Halts Salt Lake Bees in Series Opener at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Pitching Halts Salt Lake Bees in Series Opener at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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