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Sounds' Offense Explodes in Rout of Charlotte in Opener

Brewer Hicklen and Wes Clarke homer in Nashville’s 10-3 victory
May 21, 2024

NASHVILLE –The Nashville Sounds (23-23) scored in each of the first six innings and defeated the Charlotte Knights (19-26), 10-3 in the series opener on Tuesday night at First Horizon Park. Brewer Hicklen hit his 99th career minor league home run in the first inning and added an RBI triple

Hicklen's Two Home Runs Power Sounds over Jumbo Shrimp in Opener

Tyler Woessner has career-high nine strikeouts in 12-2 win
May 14, 2024

Jacksonville, Fla. – An offensive explosion and gem by Tyler Woessner led the Nashville Sounds (19-21) over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (17-23) 12-2 on Tuesday night at 121 Financial Ballpark. Sixteen hits including three multi-run home runs helped throttle the Jumbo Shrimp in the first game of the series. Up

Slow Start Leads to Sounds Loss at Durham

Owen Miller has two RBI in 10-3 loss
May 11, 2024

Durham, N.C. – The Nashville Sounds (18-20) could not recover from a first-inning grand slam versus the Durham Bulls (15-23) and lost 10–3 on Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. After three hits and a walk, Bulls catcher René Pinto launched a grand slam to give the Bulls a

Late Rally, Clutch Hits in 10th Inning Propels Sounds to Victory at Durham

Brewer Hicklen hits go-ahead homer in ninth, totals five RBI in 9-8 win over Bulls
May 7, 2024

Durham, N.C. – After falling behind in the middle innings, the Nashville Sounds (16-18) rallied with a go-ahead home run in the ninth followed by multiple run-scoring hits in the 10th to take down the Durham Bulls (13-21) 9-8 in the series opener at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday.

Sounds Take Advantage of Tides Miscues in Victory

Brewer Hicklen homers in 6-3 win
May 5, 2024

NASHVILLE – Timely hitting and stellar relief pitching pushed the Nashville Sounds (15-18) to a 6-3 victory over the Norfolk Tides (16-17) on Sunday afternoon at First Horizon Park. After losing the first four games of the series, the Sounds rebounded by taking both games over the weekend. A second

Sounds Pile Up 19 Hits, Hold Off Bats For Win

Seven Nashville batters log multiple knocks in 11-8 triumph for first win of series at Louisville
April 26, 2024

Louisville, Ky. – After jumping out to an early 6-0 lead, the Nashville Sounds (12-13) had to weather a Louisville Bats (12-13) rally but managed to hold off their hosts for an 11-8 win on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field. Leading 8-2 after five innings, what felt like a

Sounds Take Series Finale, Earn First Series Win

Tyler Black adds four RBI, makes stunning catch as Nashville stays perfect on Sundays with a 7-3 victory over Omaha
April 21, 2024

NASHVILLE – In a game that was tied through sixth, a late four-run burst by the Nashville Sounds (11-10) helped carry them to a 7-3 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers (12-9) on Sunday afternoon at First Horizon Park. The victory gave Nashville their first series win of the season.

Hicklen's Eighth Inning Homer Lifts Sounds Over Omaha

Chad Patrick throws quality start in Nashville’s 3-2 win over Storm Chasers
April 19, 2024

NASHVILLE – In a game that was close throughout, Brewer Hicklen became the hero as his eighth inning solo homer was the difference in the Nashville Sounds’ (10-9) 3-2 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers (11-8) on Friday night at First Horizon Park. Trailing by a run at the seventh

Haase, Hicklen Homer as Sounds Earn Series Split in Memphis

Nashville relievers keep Redbirds off the scoreboard in 8-4 series finale win
April 14, 2024

Memphis, Tenn. – The Nashville Sounds (7-8) snatched their third win in a series finale this season, taking an 8-4 triumph over the Memphis Redbirds (7-8) on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park. The victory means Nashville splits the six-game series against their in-state rival. The Sounds fell behind 1-0 after

Sounds Split Doubleheader With Redbirds

Nashville takes nightcap 9-0 after being shut out by Memphis 6-0 in game one
April 12, 2024

Memphis, Tenn. – The Nashville Sounds (6-7) rebounded after a 6-0 loss in game one of a doubleheader to take a 9-0 victory in game two, splitting the pair of contests with the Memphis Redbirds (6-7) on Friday at AutoZone Park. After failing the score in game one, the Sounds

Sounds Pile On in Rain-Shortened Win at Memphis

Nashville pours runs on in pouring rain for 15-2 victory in series opener
April 9, 2024

Memphis, Tenn. – The Nashville Sounds (5-5) rained on the Memphis Redbirds’ (4-6) parade in the series opener, taking a 15-2 win in a rain-shortened six inning contest on Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. A pair of four-run innings proved to be plenty enough for the Sounds. Hitless through the

Sounds Shut Out By Saints

Tobias Myers strikes out 10 but offense sputters in 3-0 loss
April 6, 2024

NASHVILLE – The Nashville Sounds (3-5) hung around and kept it close with a 14-strikeout performance from the pitching staff but fell short 3-0 to the St. Paul Saints (5-3) at First Horizon Park on Saturday night. Tobias Myers (0-1) was solid in his performance, piling up 10 strikeouts over

Sounds Late Rally Not Enough as Saints Even Series

Nashville unable to get tying run across in ninth, fall 6-5 to St. Paul
April 3, 2024

NASHVILLE – After threatening to tie or take the lead, the Nashville Sounds (2-3) came up just short as their ninth inning rally ran out of steam in a 6-5 loss to the St. Paul Saints (3-1) on Wednesday night at First Horizon Park. The Sounds trailed by two runs

Yonny Hernández's Heroics Lead Sounds to Win in Home Opener

Second baseman launches go-ahead three-run shot in eighth to propel Nashville to 5-4 win over St. Paul
April 3, 2024

NASHVILLE – After a rain delay of nearly an hour and a half, the fans that stuck around First Horizon Park in the home opener were treated to a thriller. The Nashville Sounds (2-2) scored three runs late via a Yonny Hernández homer to take a 5-4 win over the

Garcia, Gentry wore crowns for Kansas City

Following graduations, next Royals wave made gains in 2022
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November 9, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Kansas City Royals. 2022 Organization Summary

Greinke throws five strong innings in rehab start win over IronPigs

Chaser’s put together complete performance in all aspects in shutout
June 12, 2022

Papillion, Neb. – The Omaha Storm Chasers (29-29) defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (35-26) 10-0 on get out day. The IronPigs won the first ever series between the two teams 2-4. Omaha started their half of the first with two runners in scoring position with one out. RF Edward Olivares

2021 MiLB playoffs preview: Double-A

Wichita set to experience its first taste of postseason action
September 21, 2021

The Double-A playoffs begin with three best-of-five series featuring the top two teams in each league. Montgomery and Mississippi face off in the South, Wichita wrestles with Northwest Arkansas in the Central and Bowie battles Akron in the Northeast. All three series are set to run from Sept. 21-26.

10-RUN 2ND INNING POWERS NATURALS TO 14-7 WIN OVER WICHITA

Pasquantino, MLB Pipeline’s No. 19 Royals’ prospect, hits ninth Double-A home run
September 10, 2021

Despite trailing after the first inning, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals scored ten runs in the second inning and held a lead the rest of the way, in a 14-7 win over the Wind Surge in Wichita on Thursday night. The second consecutive win for the Naturals over the Wind Surge

Bubic, Lee lead prosperous Royals ranks

Four Kansas City affiliates won league championships in 2019
November 1, 2019

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The last generation of Royals to bring a World Series to Kansas City were no strangers

Toolshed: Hicklen more than raw talent

No. 15 Royals prospect adding power to impressive speed
September 13, 2019

Brewer Hicklen couldn't help but laugh a little. Yes, he knew it would be Saturday in two days. Yes, that meant everyone's attention would be on college football. Yes, he knows he's 23 years old. But..."I still think about it, I'll be honest with you, even at this age," he

Hicklen delivers Blue Rocks from brink

Royals No. 15 prospect stuns with walk-off bunt in semifinals
September 6, 2019

It was a wild night at Frawley Stadium.Wild pitches in the eighth and ninth innings ramped up the excitement before Royals No. 15 prospectBrewer Hicklen delivered a walk-off bunt as Wilmington nipped Salem, 3-2, in Game 3 to stave off elimination in the Mills Cup semifinals.

Bucs' Hayes headlines Players of the Week

No. 37 overall prospect takes home IL honor after going 12-for-23
August 26, 2019

Ke'Bryan Hayes' arrow is pointing up again -- and with little time to spare. The Pirates' No. 2 prospect was named the International League Offensive Player of the Week for Aug. 19-25 after going 12-for-23 (.522) with a homer, double, four RBIs and four runs scored for Triple-A Indianapolis. This

Hicklen, Politi rewarded for MiLB-leading weeks

Hicklen's home runs, Politi's hitless frames earn weekly awards
August 26, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (August 26, 2019) - Wilmington's Brewer Hicklen led Minor League Baseball with five home runs en route to the Carolina League's Player of the Week award, while Salem's Andrew Politi was the only Minor Leaguer to throw nine innings without allowing a hit to collect the Pitcher of

Red-hot Hicklen hits trifecta for Blue Rocks

No. 15 Royals prospect has amassed five homers in two days
August 22, 2019

Brewer Hicklen doesn't consider himself "a big power guy" in the batter's box, so when he realized he had cracked his third long ball of the game Thursday night, it felt quite surreal. "I couldn't keep a grin off my face, I was ear-to-ear rounding the bases -- so thankful. It

Matias, Melendez portend Royal future

'18 Draft picks Eaton, Isbel also earn Organization All-Star nods
November 7, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Royals' streak of five seasons with at least 80 wins ended as they