Sounds Sting Bees to Snap Skid
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Nashville Sounds came from behind to topple the Salt Lake Bees 9-5 Sunday night at Smith's Ballpark. The win snapped a season-long four-game losing streak for the Sounds.Trailing 5-3 in the seventh, the Sounds used an unconventional play to take the lead. With two
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Nashville Sounds came from behind to topple the Salt Lake Bees 9-5 Sunday night at Smith's Ballpark. The win snapped a season-long four-game losing streak for the Sounds.
Trailing 5-3 in the seventh, the Sounds used an unconventional play to take the lead. With two outs in the inning
Lombardozzi had his best game of the season as he went 3-for-5 with two runs, three RBI and a stolen base. His three hits, two runs, three RBI, and one stolen base all matched season-highs for the first baseman.
The Bees jumped on Sounds starter
Unsworth retired the Sounds in order the first time through the lineup but the results were much different the second time around. The first five batters to come to the plate for the Sounds in the fourth inning all reached base highlighted by an RBI single from
Hermosillo continued to plague the Sounds in the sixth inning. The Bees' right fielder blasted another two-run home run to retake the lead for Salt Lake. The Sounds responded in the seventh with a little league grand slam to claim the lead for the first time in the ball game. Nashville added a pair of insurance runs in the ninth inning.
The fourth and final game of the series between the Sounds and the Bees is scheduled for Monday night at Smith's Ballpark. Right-hander
-With Sunday night's 9-5 win, the Sounds improved to 51-55 on the season. The win snapped a season-long four-game losing streak.
-Nashville won a game in which it trailed after six innings for just the sixth time this season. The Sounds are now 6-46 when trailing after six innings.
-Sheldon Neuse extended his career-long hitting streak to 14 games with a two-run single in the fourth inning. Neuse is batting .396 (21-for-53) during his 14-game streak.
-Ramón Laureano extended his hitting streak to nine games with a fifth inning single. Laureano is batting .514 (18-for-35) during his nine-game streak.
-Sounds starter Chris Bassitt threw a season-high 105 pitches.
-Jorge Mateo hit his 13th triple of the season in the ninth inning. His 13 triples are tied with Rich Thompson for third most in a season for the Sounds. The franchise single-season record is 15, hit by Duane Walker in 1979.
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.