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Sounds Shutout Mud Hens For First Win of Season

Eight Sounds record an RBI, five pitchers combine in 12-0 shutout triumph at Toledo
March 31, 2024

Toledo, Ohio – After a couple of frustrating games to begin the 2024 season, the Nashville Sounds (1-2) broke through to dominate the Toledo Mud Hens (2-1) with a 12-0 win on Sunday at Fifth Third Field. Needing a victory to avoid the three-game series sweep, Nashville scored early and

Sounds Hold Gwinnett to One Hit in Win

Evan McKendry tosses quality start, bullpen does not allow a hit in 3-1 victory over Stripers
August 23, 2023

Lawrenceville, Ga. – The Nashville Sounds (66-54, 26-20) stayed hot with their third straight win thanks to a dominating performance from the pitching staff in a 3-1 triumph over the Gwinnett Stripers (55-65, 22-23) on Wednesday night at Coolray Field. Evan McKendry (10-4), Clayton Andrews, J.B. Bukauskas and Thyago Vieira

Sounds Strike Early For Fifth Straight Win Over Stripers

Sal Frelick homers, tallies 4 RBI as Nashville rolls Gwinnett 7-4
June 17, 2023

NASHVILLE – The Nashville Sounds (36-31) exploded with seven runs in the first four innings, holding on late to take their fifth-straight win over the Gwinnett Stripers (29-39) 7-4 in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday night at First Horizon Park. Sal Frelick established himself as the main character

Prospects in the D-backs' 2020 player pool

Arizona group stacked with young prospects for shortened season
July 9, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Chattanooga shuts out Jackson, 3-0

Two hits from Martinez help Generals break up no-hit bid
August 10, 2019

Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, collected just two hits on Saturday night, dropping a 3-0 result to the Chattanooga Lookouts at AT&T Field.

Generals knock out Baybears, 7-4, with early flurries

Four-run first inning backs Bukauskas in his eight-strikeout debut
August 4, 2019

Jackson, Tenn. - The Jackson Generals, the Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, connected their fourth victory in a row on Sunday evening, downing the Mobile BayBears 7-4 at The Ballpark at Jackson.

D-backs snag Beer in Greinke trade

Houston sends three of top five prospects to Arizona for ace
July 31, 2019

Seth Beer has done nothing but hit since the Astros selected him in the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft. Now he'll be taking his bat to a new organization.Houston traded's No. 100 prospect, along with their own Nos. 4 and 5 prospectsJ.B. Bukauskas and Corbin Martin plus

Bukauskas fans career-high 10 for Hooks

Astros No. 5 prospect allows one run, four hits in six innings
June 12, 2019

J.B. Bukauskas turned in his best performance of 2019 as he continues to turn around his season. The fifth-ranked Astros prospect recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts over six innings, allowing one run on four hits and two walks, in Double-A Corpus Christi's 2-1, 10-inning loss to Arkansas on Wednesday night at Dickey-Stephens

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 19

Pilkington fans career-high 12, Cardinals' Whalen plates six
May 20, 2019

White Sox LHP Konnor Pilkington, Class A Advanced Winston-Salem: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 12 K - Chicago's 20th-ranked prospect spun a gem in the Dash's 1-0 loss to Down East, recording a career-high 12 strikeouts in his second Carolina League start after a May 11 promotion from Class A

Astros Prospect Primer: Whitley shows focus

Alvarez, Toro among Houston youngsters set to make noise in '19
March 14, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star:Forrest Whitley, RHPThe 2016

Hooks Win Half, Bukauskas Dominant in Debut

September 2, 2018

SAN ANTONIO - J.B. Bukauskas fired six-innings of one-hit ball and the Hooks netted a pair of late runs as Corpus Christi blanked the Missions, 2-0, before 7,762 fans at Wolff Stadium.Earlier in the afternoon, the Hooks (38-30, 81-53) secured a second-half title with Midland's 2-0 win over Frisco. Corpus

Bukauskas dominates in Hooks' debut

Astros No. 8 prospect gives up one hit over six shutout innings
September 2, 2018

There'd been more than a few stops this year for J.B. Bukauskas before he arrived in Corpus Christi.Making his Double-A debut, the Astros No. 8 prospect gave up one hit over six innings as the Hooks celebrated their second-half division title with a 2-0 blanking of San Antonio on Sunday at Nelson

Akin spins way to Pitcher of the Week award

Orioles No. 12 prospect picks up two more wins, 13 K's for Bowie
August 20, 2018

Keegan Akin has been solid all season for the Double-A Bowie Baysox, standing atop the Eastern League leaderboard in several key categories while earning All-Star honors last month. On Monday, the left-hander added his first 2018 Pitcher of the Week award to his accomplishments. The Orioles' 12th-ranked prospect posted a

Bukauskas' shutout streak rising for Creek

Eighth-ranked Houston prospect allows one hit in seven frames
August 15, 2018

Don't mess with success.J.B. Bukauskas has played at four different levels this season, and his attitude since getting called up to the Carolina League on July 30 has been simple: "Just keep doing what I've been doing. Don't try to change too much."It's working.

Healthy Bukauskas lights-out for Buies Creek

No. 8 Astros prospect allows three hits over six shutout frames
August 9, 2018

J.B. Bukauskas is just happy to just be pain-free on the mound. Success is just a bonus. After a nagging injury sidelined him for the larger part of the first half of the season, Houston's No. 8 prospect allowed three hits and two walks while fanning six over six frames in

Roundup: Braves promote Wright, Allard

Angels send Adell to Double-A Mobile on busy day for promotions
July 30, 2018

The Braves are making big moves -- of the internal variety.The organization is promoting No. 25 overall prospectKyle Wright from Double-A Mississippi to Triple-A Gwinnett and No. 93 prospect Kolby Allard to make his Major League debut on Tuesday. Jon Heyman of Fancred first had the Wright news while David O'Brien of

Bukauskas fans six in rehab start

Astros' fourth-ranked prospect goes three innings, allows one hit
July 9, 2018

J.B. Bukauskas insists he is not yet feeling 100 percent. But the hitters he faced Monday might disagree. The Astros' fourth-ranked prospect fanned six over three innings, allowing a hit and a walk, in a rehab start as Class A Short Season Tri-City defeated Aberdeen, 7-3, at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. 

Astros Prospect Primer: Tucker knocking

Talented outfielder ready to burst on scene for defending champs
March 26, 2018

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2018 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining star: Kyle Tucker,'s

The Show Before the Show: Episode 133

Astros top pick Bukauskas talks Draft experience, World Series
October 26, 2017

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show,'s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review The Show Before the Show on iTunes. The podcast is also available via