Sounds Club Three Homers in Win over Redbirds
The Nashville Sounds got home runs from Jaff Decker, Beau Taylor, and Renato Núñez on the way to an 8-7 win over the Memphis Redbirds Friday night at AutoZone Park.With the win, the Sounds took three of four games and handed the Redbirds their first series loss since late April.
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With the win, the Sounds took three of four games and handed the Redbirds their first series loss since late April. Prior to the four-game set against Nashville, the Redbirds had either won or split each of their last 27 series.
It was a back-and-forth contest as both teams used the long ball to light up the scoreboard. Decker helped the Sounds get out to an early lead when he started the game with a single and cruised around the bases, eventually scoring on
The home run barrage began in the first when Memphis jumped in front on
It didn't last long as
Taylor followed with Nashville's second two-run homer of the night - a blast to right-center giving the Sounds a 6-5 lead.
Nunez made it three two-run homers for the Sounds when he drilled his 32nd of the season in the seventh. The 32 home runs in a single season are tied for fifth-most in franchise history.
It remained 8-5 until the ninth when the Redbirds made some noise. Josh Smith allowed a double to
The Sounds return home Saturday to begin a 12-game, 13-day homestand to close the 2017 home schedule. Right-hander
The 2017 season is the Sounds' 40th in franchise history and their third as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Single-game tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.