Winning Streak Hits Four Games as Sounds Win in Iowa
The Nashville Sounds opened their seven-game road trip with a 3-2 win over the Iowa Cubs Tuesday night at Principal Park.Nashville jumped out to a 3-0 lead with single tallies in the second, third and fourth innings, while starter Daniel Gossett turned in four shutout innings in his first start
The Nashville Sounds opened their seven-game road trip with a 3-2 win over the Iowa Cubs Tuesday night at Principal Park.
Nashville jumped out to a 3-0 lead with single tallies in the second, third and fourth innings, while starter
Taylor was involved in the third run as well when he doubled to left-center to start the top of the fourth. He moved to third before scoring on a sacrifice fly by shortstop
Gossett was dominant early despite battling a high pitch count. He struck out the side in the first inning, notched two more punchouts in the third, then struck out
Iowa staged a comeback with a pair of runs in the fifth off Nashville reliever
The four-game series continues Wednesday afternoon at Principal Park in Des Moines. Left-hander
- With tonight's win, the Sounds have won four consecutive games and are now 7-6 on the season. It's the first time being over .500 since the season-opening win in New Orleans.
- The four doubles the Sounds had tonight is a team-high in a single game. BJ Boyd, Dustin Fowler, Beau Taylor and
Sheldon Neusehad the two-baggers.
- Daniel Gossett made his first start of the season with the Sounds. He went four innings and allowed one hit while collecting six strikeouts. Gossett threw 78 pitches, 48 for strikes.
Slade Heathcottextended his on-base streak to nine games with a single in the sixth inning. He's hitting .419 (13-for-31) during the nine-game streak.
- BJ Boyd continued his hot hitting with a run-scoring double in the first inning. Boyd finished the night 1-for-3 with a walk and is batting .351 (13-for-37) with 10 RBI on the season.
The 2018 season is the Sounds' 41st in franchise history and fourth as the Oakland Athletics' top affiliate. Single-game tickets are available now by calling (615) 690-4487 or by visiting www.nashvillesounds.com.