Garcia's Monster Game Leads Sounds over Chasers
Nashville Sounds designated hitter Anthony García knocked in eight runs in an 11-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 8,476 fans at First Tennessee Park Tuesday night.Garcia's big game started in the first inning when he gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead with a groundout. He drove
Nashville Sounds designated hitter
Garcia's big game started in the first inning when he gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead with a groundout. He drove in
The Sounds sent 11 to the plate in a seven-run second inning.
Garcia came to the plate with the bases loaded and launched a grand slam off Omaha starter
Garcia's night continued with his second home run of the game in the sixth. After
He came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth and drew a four-pitch walk to bring in another run and push his RBI total to eight on the night.
Laureano, Lombardozzi, Taylor and Garcia scored two runs apiece in the win.
Game three of the four-game series is scheduled for Wednesday night at First Tennessee Park. Right-hander
- With tonight's 11-1 win, the Sounds improved to 46-48 on the season.
- The seven-run second inning for Nashville was their second-largest scoring frame of the season. The Sounds scored eight runs in the first inning against Colorado Springs on May 10.
- Anthony Garcia hit his second grand slam of the season in the second inning. He has both of Nashville's grand slams in 2018. It was also Garcia's third multi-homer game of the season.
- Garcia's eight RBI is the most by a Sounds player in a single game in franchise history. The previous record of seven RBI was held by eight players.
- Beau Taylor matched a Sounds franchise record by drawing four walks. He is the 18th player to draw four walks in a game, and first since
The 2018 season is the Sounds' 41st in franchise history and fourth as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Single-game tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.