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Sounds Dominate Redbirds in the Series Finale

Tyler Black hits a grand slam in 9-2 win
June 2, 2024

Memphis, Tenn. – An offensive explosion powered the Nashville Sounds (30-27) to a 9-2 victory against the Memphis Redbirds (30-27) in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. With a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning, Tyler Black drove an 0-2 pitch into right field

Sounds Shut Out by Redbirds in Series Opener

Taylor Clarke and Evan McKendry combine for six scoreless innings in 2-0 loss
May 28, 2024

NASHVILLE – Hitless until the eighth inning, the Nashville Sounds (27-25) were blanked 2-0 by the Memphis Redbirds (28-24) on Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. With the game knotted at zero through six innings, Memphis took advantage of a costly Nashville error to score the only two runs of the

Sounds Erase Early Deficit, Take Fourth Straight Win

Chris Roller knocks go-ahead RBI double in Nashville’s 4-3 triumph over Charlotte
May 24, 2024

NASHVILLE –The Nashville Sounds (26-23) fell behind early but rallied in the second half of the contest to take a 4-3 victory over the Charlotte Knights (19-29) on Friday night at First Horizon Park. The rally led Nashville to a series-clinching fourth win of the six-game set. Entering the bottom

D-backs Prospect Primer: Sweet Jazz

Arizona's top prospect pointing the way after breakout 2018
March 19, 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: Jazz Chisholm, SSMuch

2019 Roster Begins to Take Shape

Cron, Clarke, Payamps, Leyba Optioned to Reno
March 12, 2019

The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned infielders Kevin Cron and Domingo Leyba along with pitchers Taylor Clarke and Joel Payamps to Triple-A Reno Tuesday.Corner infielder Kevin Cron was a large part of the Reno Aces a season ago. The righty hit .309 with 22 home runs, 97 RBIs, 57 runs, 28 doubles

Smokin' Aces - Who's On First

Former, Future Aces Ready for Big League Chance
February 25, 2019

While Aceball is still a little over a month away for Triple-A Reno, it has already gotten started during Spring Training. Future, current and former Aces look to impact the Arizona Diamondbacks during big league camp.

Aces Blank River Cats in Series Opener

August 14, 2018

Reno, NEV. - The Aces returned home to Greater Nevada Field on Monday night to take on the San Francisco Giants top affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats. Reno recorded their third shutout of the season, blanking Sacramento by a score of 5-0. Offensively, the Aces were led by Chris Owings

Aces Blank Express, Win 3-0

July 27, 2018

Round Rock, TX. - Taylor Clarke, Silvino Bracho and Jimmie Sherfy combined to shutout the Round Rock Express in game one of the four-game series. Taylor Clarke got the start for Greg Gross tonight. Clarke went six innings, allowed three hits and struck out four to earn his 9th victory

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 28

Guerrero runs streak to 36 games; Clarke closes May with gem
May 29, 2018

Theme of the dayMemorial Day fireworks: Top Mariners prospect Kyle Lewis led the way with a two-homer game for Class A Advanced Modesto. The day's most dramatic home run came earlier, however, when Rays prospect Zach Rutherford hit his second homer of the day in a 5-for-5 performance for Class A Bowling

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 23

D-backs' Clarke pushes for MLB debut; Yanks' Sheffield returns
May 24, 2018

Theme of the dayO, what a relief: It's a rough time to be a fan of the Baltimore Orioles. The Major League club owns the worst record in the game at 15-34 and sits 19 games back in the American League East. At least two prospects provided some momentary relief Wednesday.

D-backs' Clarke adept at overcoming obstacles

No. 7 Arizona prospect dealt with elbow surgery, facial paralysis
April 6, 2018

Taylor Clarke looks at the starting pitching depth of the Arizona Diamondbacks and he is not discouraged by his chances of cracking the Major League roster. He's had to overcome bigger hurdles.The 24-year-old right-hander, who finished last year at Triple-A and is scheduled to make his first 2018 start with

Smokies Slip Past Generals In Opener

Underwood upends Jackson again; Dugan collects 2 hits
July 30, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Coming off an 8-run, 10-hit series finale against Mobile, the Jackson Generals couldn't carry over the offense to the following night. The Tennessee Smokies snuck past Jackson in the opener of a five-game series 4-2, marking their 12th win against the Generals this year.Tennessee right-hander Duane Underwood Jr.

Generals Gash Mobile In Opener

Westbrook, Cron lead charge in 10-run, 14-hit effort
July 26, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - One month on the disabled list will make a man restless, and Jamie Westbrook is proof. The Generals' second baseman continues to make up for lost time in a hot-hitting July, driving in three runs with a pair of hits in a 10-4 win over Mobile. Kevin Cron

Strong Pitching Falls Short At Birmingham

Franco, Herum record hits in Jackson debuts
July 20, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - With three new starters in the Jackson Generals' infield, the defense held strong against Birmingham, but the offense struggled in a 3-0 loss on Wednesday. Right-hander Taylor Clarke (8-6, 2.71 ERA) took the defeat despite allowing only two earned runs in almost six innings of work.Infielders Marty Herum,

Late Home Runs Doom Generals In Opener

Biscuits win 6-1 despite quality start from Clarke
July 13, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Despite a third consecutive quality start from right-hander Taylor Clarke (8-5, 2.68 ERA), the Jackson Generals dropped Thursday's opener against Montgomery 6-1 on Thursday. The Generals (11-10, 48-43) stayed within two runs of the Biscuits (10-10, 48-43) through the first eight innings, but a pair of ninth-inning

Ijames, Clarke Power Generals to Series Win

Jackson takes rubber match from Birmingham Saturday night
July 8, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - A strong start from Taylor Clarke and clutch offense helped the Generals take Saturday night's series finale from Birmingham 6-4 in front of 2,379 in Jackson. After dropping two of the first three games to Birmingham, Jackson rattled off wins in the final two contests to earn

Generals Snap Skid With Finale Victory

Offense backs up great outing by trio of Jackson pitchers
July 3, 2017

Sevierville, Tenn. - The Jackson Generals avoided a sweep and snapped their losing streak at six with a 4-1 win over the Tennessee Smokies Monday night in Sevierville. Three Jackson pitchers combined to allow just an unearned run on four hits, and the offense did their part against All-Star Jen-Ho

Medrano's Mashes Spur Series Victory

Generals' second baseman first since 2015 with five-hit night
June 17, 2017

Birmingham, Ala. - Looking to take their final First Half series, the Jackson Generals ripped off 20 hits in a 10-5 victory against Birmingham at Regions Field on Saturday. Second baseman Kevin Medrano led the parade with a five-hit night, the first General to accomplish the feat since 2015.In downing

Flores Flushes Smokies In Walk-Off Win

Generals even series with clutch hitting in later innings
June 12, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The score was even at 4-4 after five innings and 5-5 after seven, but clutch hitting in the late innings gave the Jackson Generals a 6-5 victory over Tennessee. Monday's triumph helped even the series at 2-2, setting up a rubber match in the series' fifth game

Six Generals Named to All-Star Team

Clarke, Cron, Flores, Krehbiel, Moya, Walsh to play in Pensacola
June 6, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - The Southern League announced the North Division All-Star team on Tuesday, and six Generals will represent the squad at league's All-Star game in Pensacola June 20. First baseman Kevin Cron , second baseman Colin Walsh and designated hitter Rudy Flores will be joined by pitchers Taylor Clarke

Moya's Magic Helps Hippos Beat Braves

Jackson reliever secures seventh save, evens series with Mississippi
June 2, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Clinging to a 2-1 lead in a bases-loaded jam, Jackson Generals manger J.R. House called on closer Gabriel Moya for a rescue operation. The Venezuelan left-hander delivered, striking out three during a five-out save that drew the Generals (29-25) even in their series with the Mississippi (26-28).Moya

Generals Strike Out Shrimp In 4-2 Win

Clarke fires career-high 12 Ks in 20-K effort, as Jackson rallies late
May 27, 2017

Jacksonville, Fla. - The Jackson Generals rallied for four runs in the final two innings, beating Jacksonville 4-2 Saturday night to snap a three-game slide. Right-hander Taylor Clarke set a career-high with 12 strikeouts in 5.1 innings pitched, as Jackson (26-23) halted a seven-game winning streak by the Jumbo Shrimp

Flores Powers Generals To Walk-Off Win

Jackson rallies from 3-0 hole; Cron, Medrano, Clarke chip in
May 15, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Tied 3-3 after six innings, the Jackson Generals waited until the bottom of the ninth to cash in, with Rudy Flores smashing an RBI single for a walk-off 4-3 win over Pensacola. Flores finished the game 3-for-5 with an RBI, raising his batting average to a team-best

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 10

Acuna keeps up hot Double-A start; Eppler, Clarke pitch gems
May 11, 2017

Pirates RHP Tyler Eppler, Triple-A Indianapolis: 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 8 K, 102 pitches, 73 strikes -- The Pirates' No. 26 prospect continued to put himself firmly on the map with his most impressive Triple-A start yet. Eppler set season highs for strikeouts and innings pitched and once

Clarke Deals as Generals Top Smokies

Crowd of 3,943 on Education Day sees sixth shutout win of season
May 10, 2017

Jackson, Tenn. - Taylor Clarke quickly silenced the Tennessee Smokies Wednesday, pitching the first six innings in a 2-0 win for the Generals in front of 3,943 on Education Day at The Ballpark at Jackson. A pair of solo home runs was enough offense for Clarke and company, as the