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Padres' Gore, Cubs' Alzolay find mounds; Rays' Fleming shares hot takes
May 1, 2020

A typical April would include the Minor Leagues celebrating Opening Night, players getting adjusted to their new teams and maybe a few rainouts.This was not a typical April.While baseball has been put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, prospects are trying to find ways to stay sharp and keep a

Sounds Sweep Homestand, Extend Winning Streak to Nine Games

Multi-Series Homestand Sweep is Only Third for Franchise in PCL Era
August 7, 2018

The Nashville Sounds topped the Sacramento River Cats, 4-2, Tuesday night and finished off a perfect 7-0 homestand in front of 8,412 fans at First Tennessee Park. The win extended Nashville's winnings streak to a season-high nine games.Boog Powell and Steve Lombardozzi started the scoring right away in the first

Sounds Drop Slugfest in Salt Lake

Nashville's losing skid hits four with Game 2 loss to Bees
July 29, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Nashville Sounds built an early 3-0 lead but saw their losing streak reach four games with an 11-6 loss to the Salt Lake Bees at Smith's Ballpark on Saturday night. All nine Sounds hitters reached base safely in the slugfest, but Salt Lake notched

Sounds Drop Series Finale in Des Moines

James Naile Tosses Seven Innings in Quality Start
July 15, 2018

A strong start by James Naile wasn't enough for the Nashville Sounds in a 2-0 loss to the Iowa Cubs Sunday afternoon at Principal Park.  Naile tossed seven innings and limited the Cubs to two runs on just four hits. It was Naile's eighth quality start of the season, and

Sounds Pounded by Omaha in Opener

Nashville serves up five home runs on windy night in Nebraska
June 29, 2018

PAPILLION, Nebraska - The Nashville Sounds' winning streak ended at four on Friday night with a 10-1 loss to the Omaha Storm Chasers at Werner Park in the opener of a five-game series.With the wind blowing out to left field all night, Anthony García belted a home run, his team-high

Nick Martini, James Naile and Bobby Wahl Named Pacific Coast League All-Stars

Three Players Join Athletic Trainer Brad LaRosa and Broadcaster Jeff Hem
June 28, 2018

Nashville Sounds infielder Nick Martini and right-handed pitchers James Naile and Bobby Wahl have been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team as announced by the league today. All three were selected as reserves by the PCL office.The 2018 Triple-A All-Star Game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11 at

Error Proves Costly as Honky Tonks Fall

Eighth-Inning Miscue Costs Nashville Pivotal Game
June 22, 2018

The Round Rock Dance Halls took advantage of an eighth-inning error and topped the Nashville Honky Tonks, 3-2, in front of a sellout crowd of 11,071 at First Tennessee Park Friday night.With two outs and the game even at 2-2 in the top of the eighth, Dance Halls first baseman

Sounds Fall to Isotopes in Slugfest

Anthony Garcia homers twice but Nashville drops series opener
June 17, 2018

Anthony García smacked a pair of homers, and Jorge Mateo went 3-for-4 with an RBI, but the Nashville Sounds were outslugged 10-6 by the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday night at Isotopes Park. The clubs combined for 29 hits, and the Sounds fell to 2-2 so far on their seven-game road

Sounds Blow Late Lead, Lose to Rainiers

Bullpen Falters After James Naile Turns in Another Quality Start
June 11, 2018

The Nashville Sounds failed to hang on to a 6-1 lead and dropped the series finale to the Tacoma Rainiers, 8-6, in front of 7,824 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.Tacoma scored four runs in the seventh and three in the eighth to erase the deficit. It came after

Naile Deals as Sounds Top Aces

Right-hander Tosses Seven Innings; Backed by Neuse and Smolinski Three-Hit Games
June 6, 2018

Starter James Naile fired seven innings of one-run ball to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 win over the Reno Aces in front of 6,973 fans at First Tennessee Park Wednesday night.Naile picked up his team-high fifth win of the season and dropped his ERA to 3.57 as he

Dodgers Take Series Opener Over Sounds

Offense Stymied by Oklahoma City Starter Guillermo Moscoso
May 25, 2018

The Oklahoma City Dodgers used a solid performance by starter Guillermo Moscoso to dispatch the Nashville Sounds, 5-2, in front of 8,882 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.The 34-year-old Moscoso allowed two runs on four hits in six innings to pick up his second win of the season. The

Sky Sox Spoil Bark in the Park Night at First Tennessee Park

Colorado Springs Grabs 9-3 Win in Series Opener
May 8, 2018

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox had their way in a 9-3 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of 8,069 fans and over 550 dogs at First Tennessee Park Tuesday night.Nashville held a 2-1 lead after the first inning, but the close game turned into a rout when the Sky

Sounds Go Quiet in Shutout Loss

Nashville Shut Out for Third Time in 2018
April 27, 2018

The bats went silent for the Nashville Sounds in a 3-0 loss to the New Orleans Baby Cakes Friday night in front of 7,252 fans at First Tennessee Park.New Orleans starter Adam Conley was one run better than Nashville starter James Naile. Conley fired six scoreless innings and earned his

A's Dunshee headlines Pitchers of the Week

Oakland right-hander keeps zeros coming in Stockton starts
April 16, 2018

Looking at his career stat line, Parker Dunshee has quite a streak going. He hasn't given up a run since June 24, 2017 -- the day of his professional debut in the Arizona League. That's a stretch of 48 1/3 scoreless innings that includes 38 1/3 frames to end his

James Naile Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Nashville Right-Hander Has Not Allowed Any Runs in Three Starts
April 16, 2018

The Pacific Coast League announced today that Nashville Sounds' pitcher James Naile has been named PCL Pitcher of the Week for the extended period of April 5 to April 15.Naile, 25, went 3-0 with 17 2/3 scoreless innings in his first three starts of the season. The right-hander concluded the

Sounds' Naile taking nothing for granted

A's No. 25 prospect extends scoreless streak to 17 2/3 innings
April 15, 2018

Success has followed James Naile at every stage of his professional baseball career, although if you ask him, he's just been in the right place at the right time.The A's 24th-ranked prospect already pitched at every level of the Oakland system over the past three seasons, winning back-to-back Texas League championships

Sounds Blank Cubs in Home Opener Win

James Naile Earns Win With 5.2 Shutout Innings
April 10, 2018

The Nashville Sounds got another strong performance from starter James Naile on the way to a 7-0 win in front of 8,240 fans Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park.In his second start of the season, Naile shut out the Cubs over 5 2/3 innings to pick up his second win.

Sounds Crush Baby Cakes on Opening Day

Nashville Pitchers Record First Opening Day Shutout Since 1999
April 5, 2018

The Nashville Sounds got 16 hits from the offense and five shutout innings from starter James Naile in an 11-0 rout over the New Orleans Baby Cakes on Opening Day.  Every member of the starting lineup had at least one hit for Nashville. Dustin Fowler went 3-for-5 to lead six