- Clarksville Sports Network – Clarksville Tennessee's most trusted source for sports, including Austin Peay State University. - http://clarksvillesportsnetwork.com -

Jason Pridie Makes History in Nashville Sounds Loss

Nashville Sounds Outfielder Jason Pridie Belts Two Home Runs To Join The 20-20 Club

Nashville SoundsTacoma, WA – Jason Pridie smashed his way into the history books by pounding a pair of home runs in a 6-5 loss to Tacoma in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon at Cheney Stadium.

The two-homer game was the second this season for Pridie and bumped his long ball total to 20, a new career high. He became the first Sound since J.J. Davis (2003) to hit 20 home runs and steal 20 bases in a season. Pridie also established a new career high (88) by tying a season-high four RBIs in the contest.

Nashville Sounds lose at Tacoma Rainers Sunday afternoon. [1]

Nashville Sounds lose at Tacoma Rainers Sunday afternoon.

As they have done all season long, the Sounds scored first by jumping out to a 2-0 lead. Joey Wendle hit a one-out double in the first, his 39th of the season, and scored two batters later when Pridie smashed his 19th home run.

The two-run bomb cleared the left center field wall and marked the 16th time the outfielder had hit a home run on the road.

Unfortunately for Nashville, the advantage did not last long. Tacoma got a RBI double from Patrick Kivlehan in the second and proceeded to plate three more in the third. They eventually scored a fifth run off Sounds starter Zach Neal, who pitched into the seventh inning.

The right-hander had run into some bad luck in his past few starts but snapped his streak of six consecutive losses by taking a no-decision. Neal lasted 6 2/3 innings, surrendering five runs (four earned) on 11 hits and two walks.

Pridie banged his second home run of the game in the sixth, another two-run shot off Adrian Sampson. This time Andy Parrino scored and helped cut the deficit to one with an inning to play.

Nashville squared things up at 5-5 in its final opportunity at the plate. Bryan Anderson worked a leadoff walk and moved to second on a wild pitch. After the catcher scooted to third on a groundout, Wendle lined a sharp single past a drawn-in infield and drove Anderson home.

The Rainiers scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning off reliever Ryan Dull though. The right-hander had not allowed a run in his last 14 innings before serving up a base hit to James Jones that plated Patrick Brady from second. Nashville dropped to 5-8 in extra-inning games this season.

The second game of the day-night doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 7:35pm CST at Cheney Stadium. The Sounds will call upon 19-year-old right-hander Jesus Zambrano to make his Triple-A debut, while the Rainiers have Chien Ming Wang (3-4, 5.50) slated to oppose the youngster in the nightcap.

Box Score

Tacoma Rainiers (65-70) 6, Nashville Sounds (60-75) 5

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Nashville Sounds 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 8 0
Tacoma Rainers 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 6 13 0



Nashville AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ladendorf, SS-LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .293
Wendle, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .285
Roberts, R, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
Parrino, SS 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .274
Pridie, RF 4 2 2 4 0 0 1 .307
Morel, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .333
Ravelo, DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .310
Gentry, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .249
Freiman, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .207
a-Muncy, PH-1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Anderson, B, C 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 .195
Neal, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dull, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 5 8 5 4 7 12 .264
a-Intentionally walked for Freiman in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Wendle (39, Sampson), Freiman (14, Sampson).
HR: Pridie 2 (20, 1st inning off Sampson, 1 on, 2 out; 6th inning off Sampson, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Wendle 3; Freiman 2; Pridie 8; Gentry; Morel; Parrino.
RBI: Pridie 4 (88), Wendle (52).
2-out RBI: Pridie 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wendle; Anderson, B.
SAC: Ravelo.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.FIELDING
PB: Anderson, B (2).
Outfield assists: Pridie (O’Malley at 2nd base).

 

 

Tacoma AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jones, J, CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .265
Taylor, C, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .298
O’Malley, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .297
Romero, S, LF 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .294
Zunino, C 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .500
Blash, RF 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 .257
Ruggiano, DH 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .296
1-Brady, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Kivlehan, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .248
Choi, J, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .419
Sampson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Farquhar, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ramirez, J.C., P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 6 13 6 3 3 10 .279
1-Ran for Ruggiano in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Kivlehan (23, Neal).
HR: Romero, S (17, 5th inning off Neal, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Jones, J 2; O’Malley; Ruggiano 3; Blash 2; Romero, S 4; Kivlehan 2; Zunino 2; Taylor, C.
RBI: Kivlehan (70), Zunino 2 (2), Blash (40), Romero, S (79), Jones, J (24).
2-out RBI: Kivlehan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Choi, J 2; Ruggiano; Kivlehan.
SF: Blash.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.BASERUNNING
SB: Brady (5, 2nd base off Dull/Anderson, B).

 

 

Nashville IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Neal 6.2 11 5 4 2 1 1 4.02
Dull (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 1.13
Totals 7.1 13 6 5 3 3 1 3.89

 

Tacoma IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sampson 5.2 7 4 4 1 5 2 6.82
Farquhar (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.28
Beimel (BS, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.93
Ramirez, J.C. (W, 1-1) 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.90
Totals 8.0 8 5 5 4 7 2 4.79

 

 

Game Scores: Neal 33, Sampson 43.
WP: Beimel.
IBB: Muncy (by Ramirez, J.C.), Choi, J (by Dull).
Pitches-strikes: Neal 99-64, Dull 18-11, Sampson 101-66, Farquhar 1-1, Beimel 15-8, Ramirez, J.C. 19-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Neal 9-6, Dull 0-0, Sampson 3-6, Farquhar 0-0, Beimel 2-0, Ramirez, J.C. 1-0.
Batters faced: Neal 32, Dull 5, Sampson 25, Farquhar 1, Beimel 5, Ramirez, J.C. 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Dull 1-0, Farquhar 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Shaun Lampe. 1B: Travis Eggert. 3B: Alex Ortiz.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:29.
Att: 6,885.
Venue: Cheney Stadium.
August 30th, 2015