Topic: Zack Granite
Nashville, TN – In the last night game of the season for the Nashville Sounds, Tim Dillard pitched a gem against the San Antonio Missions, throwing 125 pitches and allowed three runs in seven innings while striking out nine. The Sounds won 7-3 in front of 11,348 at First Tennessee Park.
San Antonio scored a run in the top of the first inning during their first two at bats. Corey Ray led the game off with a single and scored on an RBI triple by Blake Allemand. The Sounds responded immediately in the bottom-half of the first inning, scoring two runs on two hits, a hit-by-pitch and an error. The Sounds led 2-1 after the first.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were leading the San Antonio Missions into the seventh inning, but allowed a three-run home run to lose the lead. The Missions added two more insurance runs in the eighth, defeating the Sounds 9-5 Saturday night at First Tennessee Park.
The first run for the Sounds came in the bottom of the first inning. Andy Ibanez hit a solo home run to left-center field, giving Nashville the early 1-0 lead.
San Antonio responded right away with a three-run second inning. Blake Allemand took the lead with one swing of the bat, hitting a bases loaded double that scored two runners. Corey Ray hit in the third run on a ground out, giving the Missions a 3-1 lead.
Omaha, NE – The Nashville Sounds got an 8-4 win Thursday night against the Omaha Storm Chasers. Nashville’s Matt Davidson launched his 32nd home run in the season to lead the Sounds’ offense.
Five of the Sounds’ runs were scored in the first inning. Zack Granite scored the first run on a wild pitch. Patrick Wisdom hit a two-run single. Davidson launched his two-run homer to cap off the first inning, giving the Sounds a 5-0 lead early.
Another run was scored by Nashville in the top of the third inning. Tim Federowicz hit an RBI single to extend the lead 6-0.
Omaha, NE – The Nashville Sounds took down the Omaha Storm Chasers Wednesday night at Werner Park, 6-1. Nashville’s Matt Davidson and Jett Bandy hit back-to-back home runs and Wes Benjamin logged another quality start to lead the Sounds to victory.
One night after reaching safely all five times, Davidson stayed locked in at the plate with this 31st home run of the season and three more RBI to bring his total to 94. He had two of Nashville’s 14 hits against Omaha pitching.
Davidson helped the Sounds build an early lead when his double into the left-center gap in the top of the first scored Andy Ibanez and Patrick Wisdom to make it a 2-0 game.
Des Moines, IA – The Nashville Sounds let a 3-1 lead slip away in the sixth inning and never recovered, falling 5-3 to the Iowa Cubs on Saturday night at Principal Park. The loss ended the Sounds’ win streak at four and officially eliminated them from playoff contention. It was just their third loss in the last 16 games.
The Sounds led 3-1 through five innings and got another strong start by Seth Maness. He yielded one run – a Robel Garcia homer in the second – on just two hits and walked none over five innings in a no-decision.
Oklahoma City, OK – The Nashville Sounds and Oklahoma City Dodgers split two games Tuesday night, losing a suspended game 10-4 and winning game two 13-8.
After beginning game one up 4-0 from the start of the May 10th matchup, Oklahoma City started right where they left off with five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Zach McKinstry hit a three-run homer, his first of the season with the Dodgers. Later in the inning, Zach Reks hit a two-run homer to make the score 9-0.
Four runs were scored by the Sounds in the top of the eighth. Zack Granite led off with a Little League home run after hitting a double and scored on two throwing errors.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds were unable to complete a four-game sweep against the Omaha Storm Chasers Sunday night at First Tennessee Park, losing 7-4. Nashville scored runs in the eighth and ninth inning but were unable to stage a comeback.
Nick Solak led off the bottom of the first inning with the second inning. Scott Heineman scored Solak with his eighth home run of the season. That put Nashville up 2-0 early.
Taylor Featherston scored the first run of the game for Omaha with a solo home run in the top of the third inning. It was his first hit this season for the Storm Chasers. That cut Nashville’s lead 2-1.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds use a seventh inning three run rally to beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 5-3 at First Tennessee Park Friday night. The win for Nashville was their eighth over the last nine games.
Trailing 3-2 into the bottom of the seventh, the first six batters reached safely for the Sounds. After back-to-back singles to start the inning by Christian Lopes and Nick Solak, Zack Granite’s base hit to center field evened the game at 3-3.
Omaha elected to intentionally walk Ronald Guzman to load the bases and it came back to hurt when Ofreidy Gomez walked Andy Ibanez to force in the go-ahead run.
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds get the go ahead run from a Nick Solak solo home run at the top of the ninth to defeat the Sacramento River Cats Monday night at Raley Field.
Solak’s clutch homer was part of a huge night for the Sounds second baseman. The blast came on a 1-1 pitch off Sacramento reliever Dan Winkler. Solak went 3-for-4 with the home run and a double. His single in the fifth inning extended his hitting streak to 13 games.
Nashville played from behind for most of the game after Sacramento’s Zach Green launched a two-run homer to left field off Seth Maness in the bottom of the first inning.
Sacramento, CA – The Nashville Sounds crushed a season-high six home runs on Saturday night, including two more from Patrick Wisdom, and routed the Sacramento River Cats 13-3 in the opener of a four-game set at Raley Field. The Sounds are 4-0 so far on their seven-game California road trip and haven’t trailed at any point.
The game was tied 1-1 in the third when the Sounds began their home run barrage. Andy Ibanez and Nick Solak each hit a two-run homer off Justin Haley to make it 5-1. Then Wisdom homered for the sixth consecutive game, going back-to-back with Solak for a 6-1 advantage. Zack Granite later added an RBI single in the six-run frame.
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