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Kent shines but Jacksonville falls 3-2 to Nashville  

Lefty tosses season-high seven innings of one-run ball
Peyton Burdick tripled home a run for Jacksonville in Tuesday's loss to Nashville.(Joey Mims/Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp)
May 10, 2022

JACKSONVILLE, F.L. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp saw their four-game winning streak come to an end as they fell 3-2 to the Nashville Sounds Tuesday night at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Nashville Sounds (21-9) entered the top of the ninth trailing, but were able to string hits together and take

JACKSONVILLE, F.L. – The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp saw their four-game winning streak come to an end as they fell 3-2 to the Nashville Sounds Tuesday night at 121 Financial Ballpark.

The Nashville Sounds (21-9) entered the top of the ninth trailing, but were able to string hits together and take the late lead. Jimmy Yacabonis (L, 2-2) surrendered a single to David Dahl and a double to Mario Feliciano to start the top of the ninth. Alex Jackson plated Dahl on a groundout to tie the game at two. After a flyout, Jonathan Davis singled home Feliciano to give Nashville the 3-2 advantage.

Matthew Kent dazzled in his start with Jacksonville. He tossed a season-high seven innings, allowing one run on seven hits with six strikeouts, also season high.

Nashville drew first blood in the top of the second with a run. Dahl led off with a double and advanced to third on a single by Feliciano. With runners at second and third, Jackson hit a sac fly, scoring Dahl to put Nashville ahead 1-0.

Jacksonville (18-13) was held without a hit until the sixth inning. Devin Hairston led off the inning with a double against Sounds starter Josh Lindblom. With one out, Peyton Burdick tripled home Hairston to tie the game at one. Lewin Díaz singled in the ensuing at-bat and Burdick scored the go-ahead run giving the Jumbo Shrimp a 2-1 lead.

Jacksonville continues their series with Nashville Wednesday with first pitch slated for 12:05 p.m. The Jumbo Shrimp will turn to LHP Daniel Castano (1-0, 8.44) and RHP Caleb Boushley (3-2, 3.77) will get the ball for the Sounds.

Coverage begins at 11:50 a.m. on MiLB.tv.

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at 121 Financial Ballpark. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League’s Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by general manager Harold Craw. The club added its second Promotional Trophy in three years following the 2019 season. The 2021 season marked the return of Triple-A baseball in Jacksonville. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit www.jaxshrimp.com.