Sounds' Streak Snapped at Home
The Oklahoma City Dodgers scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning to pull away from the Nashville Sounds in a 10-7 win in front of a sellout crowd of 11,028 at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.The back-and-forth tilt was even at the start of the eighth. Trouble
The Oklahoma City Dodgers scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning to pull away from the Nashville Sounds in a 10-7 win in front of a sellout crowd of 11,028 at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.
The back-and-forth tilt was even at the start of the eighth. Trouble started when three of the first four batters reached for Oklahoma City against Nashville reliever
Del Pozo struck out
Nashville made some noise in the ninth when
The teams exchanged runs in the early going as Oklahoma City got solo home runs from
Granite's RBI single in the bottom of the third trimmed the deficit in half. In the fourth,
As they did all night long, Oklahoma City answered. Cameron Perkins drilled a two-run homer off Nashville starter
Nashville tied the game at 4-4 in the sixth and 5-5 in the seventh but never led after Perkins' two-run homer.
Granite and Lopes had multi-hit games for Nashville.
Game two of the five-game series is scheduled for Sunday night at First Tennessee Park. Right-hander (5-6, 4.23) starts for the Sounds against right-hander
- With tonight's 10-7 loss, the Sounds dropped to 35-46 on the season.
- Nashville's season-best five-game winning streak was snapped tonight.
- Outfielders Zack Granite and Scott Heineman extended their respective hitting streaks to nine games. Granite singled in the third inning and Heineman tripled in the fourth.
- Nashville pitchers matched a season-high by issuing 10 walks.
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.