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Express Blank Dodgers 6-0 as Baseball Returns with a Bang

Round Rock Clubs a Pair of Homers in Season-Opening Victory over Oklahoma City
May 7, 2021

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Express (1-0) rode a strong start by LHP Wes Benjamin and two-run homers from both 3B Charles Leblanc and C John Hicks to a 6-0 victory over the Oklahoma City Dodgers (0-1) in Thursday’s Opening Day at Dell Diamond. The victory came in

Sounds Win Season Finale on Walk-Off

Davidson's Sacrifice Fly Wins it for Nashville in the 13th
September 2, 2019

Matt Davidson hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Nashville Sounds a 6-5 win over the San Antonio Missions in the season finale Monday afternoon at First Tennessee Park.Davidson hit a 1-1 pitch from catcher-turned-pitcher Tuffy Gosewisch into left field. It was

Sounds Power Past Storm Chasers

Davidson and Bandy Homer While Benjamin Spins Gem
August 28, 2019

Matt Davidson and Jett Bandy hit back-to-back home runs and Wes Benjamin logged another quality start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 6-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers Wednesday night at Werner Park.One night after reaching safely all five times, Davidson stayed locked in at the plate with

Sounds Edge I-Cubs in Series Opener

Nashville moves to 4-0 on road trip with 13th victory in last 15 games
August 23, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa - Tim Federowicz broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run single in the top of the ninth inning on Friday night, and starter Wes Benjamin and three relievers stymied the Iowa offense, propelling the Nashville Sounds to a 3-1 win over the I-Cubs at Principal Park. The

Wisdom Leads Sounds to Rout in Sacramento

Wisdom hits two of Nashville's season-high six home runs
August 11, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Nashville Sounds crushed a season-high six home runs on Saturday night, including two more from Patrick Wisdom, and routed the Sacramento River Cats 13-3 in the opener of a four-game set at Raley Field. The Sounds are 4-0 so far on their seven-game California road trip

Sounds Blow Late Lead, Fall in Extras

Wes Benjamin's Gem Goes for Naught in Loss to El Paso
July 30, 2019

The Nashville Sounds blew a late 4-1 lead and eventually lost to the El Paso Chihuahuas, 6-4, in front of 7,086 fans on Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.The Chihuahuas got a run-scoring fielder's choice by Austin Allen and an RBI single by Seth Mejias-Brean in the top of the

Blown Lead Gets Nashville Swept in San Antonio

Sounds Lead Into the Sixth Inning Wasn't Enough to Defeat Missions
July 18, 2019

A late comeback in the ninth inning for the Sounds could not be completed after losing the lead in the sixth inning, as Nashville lost to San Antonio 5-3. That completed the sweep for the Missions over the Sounds.Nashville took the early lead in the top of the first inning.

Sounds Falter Late, Lose to Baby Cakes

Nashville Loses for Only the Third Time When Leading After Seven
July 12, 2019

The New Orleans Baby Cakes scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning to grab a come-from-behind 7-4 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 10,208 at First Tennessee Park Friday night.The two teams were even through the first six innings at 2-2.

Davidson's 200th Homer Highlights Sellout Win

Nashville Pitching Halts Salt Lake in Season Opener
June 15, 2019

The Sounds hosted their eighth-largest crowd in First Tennessee Park history Saturday night, as 11,622 fans watched Nashville beat Salt Lake 5-4. Matt Davidson hit his 200th career home run as a professional to lead the Sounds' offense.Eight batters came to the plate for Nashville in the bottom of the

Maness, Benjamin Lead Sounds to Shutout Win

Nashville records first shutout victory of the year, wins third straight
June 9, 2019

TACOMA, Washington - Seth Maness and Wes Benjamin combined on a five-hitter Sunday afternoon, leading the Nashville Sounds to a 3-0 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium. It marks the team's first shutout win of the year, and its first winning series in Tacoma since 2002.The Sounds, now

Sounds Score 10 Unanswered Runs in Come-From-Behind Win over Memphis

Catcher Adam Moore Knocks in Season-High 5 Runs
May 24, 2019

The Nashville Sounds scored 10 unanswered runs in front of a sellout crowd of 10,068 and split the series against the Memphis Redbirds with a hard-fought 10-6 win Friday night at First Tennessee Park.Adam Moore led the charge with a two-run triple in the third inning and a bases-clearing double

Sounds Drop Series Finale in Memphis

Nashville Falls to 3-4 on 12-Game Road Trip
May 14, 2019

A tight game in Memphis turned into a 9-3 loss for the Nashville Sounds in the series finale at AutoZone Park Tuesday afternoon. Memphis scored seven runs over their final three innings to help run away with a series win.Nashville starter Wes Benjamin turned in a solid outing on the

Sounds' Streak Snapped in Oklahoma City

Late Lead Fizzles, Streak Stopped at Four
May 9, 2019

The Nashville Sounds blew a late lead and suffered a 7-3 setback to the Oklahoma City Dodgers Thursday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The team's winning streak was snapped at four games with the loss.The Sounds scored first and held leads of 1-0, 3-1, and 3-2 as late as the

Sounds Fetch a Loss in Homestand Opener

Round Rock Pounds Out 14 Hits in Blowout
April 16, 2019

The Round Rock Express spoiled the first Tito's Tail Waggin' Tuesday with an 11-2 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 5,968 fans and 211 dogs at First Tennessee Park Tuesday night.Express designated hitter Yordan Alvarez hit a grand slam on the seventh pitch of the game and Round

Express Charge Back Late to Defeat Sounds

Round Rock Completes Comeback with Four Runs in the Eighth
April 11, 2019

In a game that was mostly in Nashville's control, a four-run Round Rock inning in the eighth completed a five-run comeback as the Sounds lose to the Express 8-6.Round Rock started with a bang in the bottom of the first when Myles Straw led off with a triple. Next up,

Benjamin dazzles once more but Riders fall 2-0

Frisco eliminated from playoff contention with loss in Midland
September 2, 2018

MIDLAND, Texas (Sept. 2, 2018) - In his final start of the year, Wes Benjamin turned in one more stellar outing but the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, fell 2-0 to the Midland RockHounds and were eliminated from playoff contention Sunday at Security Bank Ballpark.BIG MOMENTS* Benjamin

Riders hurdle 'Hounds in series finale

Benjamin two-hits Midland in final home start for 7-1 win
August 27, 2018

FRISCO, Texas (August 27, 2018) - In his final home start of the regular season, Wes Benjamin delivered six innings of one-run ball for the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, in a 7-1 win over the Midland RockHounds Monday at Dr Pepper Ballpark.BIG MOMENTS* Benjamin carried a

Benjamin shines in 9-0 rout of San Antonio

Lefty strikes out seven in seven scoreless innings
August 21, 2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (August 21, 2018) - Wes Benjamin led a three-hit shutout and the bats broke out for the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, in a 9-0 win over the San Antonio Missions Tuesday night.BIG MOMENTS* Benjamin tossed seven scoreless innings and permitted only three hits

Four Riders named Texas League Midseason All-Stars

All-Star Game to be held June 26 in Midland
June 13, 2018

FRISCO, Texas (June 13, 2018) - Four players from the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, were selected as Texas League Midseason All-Stars Wednesday: outfielder Hunter Cole plus pitchers Wes Benjamin, Ariel Jurado and Richelson Peña . The league's annual midsummer showcase will take place June 26

Cole's blasts, Benjamin's dandy power Riders to 3-0 win

Riders pick up first shutout win of 2018 with four-hitter vs. RockHounds
May 8, 2018

FRISCO, Texas (May 8, 2018) - Hunter Cole hit a pair of homers and starter Wes Benjamin logged six shutout innings to guide the Frisco RoughRiders, Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, past the Midland RockHounds 3-0 Tuesday afternoon at Dr Pepper Ballpark.BIG MOMENTS* Cole got the Riders on the board with

Wood Ducks Win Finale and Clinch Second-Half Title

The comeback is complete: from 7.5 back with 16 to play, the Wood Ducks are headed to the playoffs
September 4, 2017

BUIES CREEK, NC - The Wood Ducks capped off a remarkable second-half comeback with a resounding 10-3 victory over the Astros. With the win, Down East clinches the second-half title having not led for a single day in the half until the final out.

Wood Ducks Sweep Blue Rocks in Doubleheader

Down East uses pitching and timely hitting to claim fourth straight win
August 30, 2017

WILMINGTON, DE - In a night of firsts, the Wood Ducks (34-31, 58-76) swept the Blue Rocks (28-36, 67-67) in a doubleheader on Wednesday night. While game one featured the 11th shutout of the year, it was the 4-2 victory in game two that claimed the first four-game winning streak

Wes Benjamin Named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week

The southpaw only allowed two hits in shutout gem on Tuesday
August 21, 2017

KINSTON, NC - On Monday afternoon Minor League Baseball announced its Pitchers of the Week and Down East's Wes Benjamin was recognized for the Carolina League. The left-hander worked 7.2 shutout innings on Tuesday vs. Carolina - marking a career-long for shutout innings.Benjamin, 24, carried a no-hitter into the sixth

Bachar's perfect afternoon earns weekly award

Padres prospect combined on one-hitter in fourth TinCaps outing
August 21, 2017

Lake Bachar was perfect for seven innings last Thursday, making him an easy choice when it came to handing out the latest weekly awards. But the right-hander said he wasn't fazed by the gem he threw. "At a certain point, I don't really try to hide from it, because I

Pitching Staff Dominant in Woodies Shutout Victory

Benjamin and Williams hold Carolina to only two hits with no walks as La O walks it off
August 15, 2017

KINSTON, NC - A thrilling pitchers' duel didn't feature its first run until the ninth inning in Down East's (26-26, 50-71) 1-0 victory over Carolina (22-30, 58-62). Wes Benjamin worked a career-high seven and two-thirds innings in his second consecutive seven strikeout performance.