Sounds Split Two in Front of Sellout Crowd
Playing in front of a sellout crowd of 10,742, Nashville split a doubleheader with Memphis on Sunday. The Sounds lost 11-2 in game one but took game two 7-5.Willie Calhoun hit a home run in the bottom of the first inning to put Nashville up 1-0 early. It was his
Playing in front of a sellout crowd of 10,742, Nashville split a doubleheader with Memphis on Sunday. The Sounds lost 11-2 in game one but took game two 7-5.
Memphis immediately responded with eight runs in the top of the second.
O'Neill hit a second two-run shot in the top of the fourth inning. Knizner hit a RBI single to make the score 11-2 that ultimately sealed the win for Memphis in game one.
The Redbirds scored first in game two when they put up four runs in the top of the second inning.
Nashville came back to take the lead in the third inning.
With Memphis scoring one in the fifth and Nashville scoring another in the sixth, the Sounds took game two 7-5. The series finale is tomorrow night, first pitch at 6:35 p.m. with Nashville's right-hander
- With today's 11-2 loss and 6-5 win, the Sounds are now 9-21 on the season.
- With five hit-by-pitches in game one, the Memphis Redbirds tied the Pacific Coast League record. The last time a team recorded five hit-by-pitches was Oklahoma City on May 4, 2015 versus New Orleans, when Zephyrs' pitcher Pat Misch hit five Dodger hitters.
- With the loss in game one, Nashville's 8-21 record tied their worst start through 29 games in their history of playing in the Pacific Coast League (2013).
- Nashville's four-run comeback in game two was their largest comeback win of the season.
- Patrick Wisdom's multi-hit game in game two was his first since Opening Day (April 4).
Jeffrey Springsearned his second win in his third appearance with the Sounds.
The 2019 season is the 42nd in Nashville Sounds franchise history and first as the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. Single-game tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.