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Nashville Sounds Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp stoppage, 3-0 – Clarksville Online

Nashville, TN –Caleb Boushley pitched six shutout innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 3-0 win over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in front of 8,187 fans at First Horizon Park on Saturday night. It was Nashville’s 10th shutout of the season.

Boushley, who received the team’s pitcher of the year award at a pre-game ceremony, notched his 12th International League-leading victory of the season. The right-hander scattered four hits and a walk with four strikeouts.

It was a 0-0 game late in the fifth inning when Nashville scored the first two runs on the board. Cam Devanney started the rally with a lead and moved to second on a hit by Sal Frelick.

The two runners came back 90 feet on Esteury Ruiz’s simple bunt. Brice Turang gave the Sounds a 1-0 lead with a line drive to center right and Joey Wiemer made it a 2-0 game with a sacrifice fly.

After Boushley left after six scoreless innings, Jake Cousins ​​took over and scored a zero in the seventh.

Nashville extended the lead to 3-0 in the seventh half at home. Ruiz singled for his third hit of the night, quickly stole second and advanced to third on a throwing error from catcher Ryan Lavarnway. After a single downfield from Turang, Jon Singleton’s fly ball to center field scored Ruiz to make it 3-0.

Sound reliever Lucas Erceg worked the eighth and got out of a jam by retiring Lavarnway with the bases loaded. The right-hander came back for the ninth and retired the team for a six-out stoppage, his first of the season.

Sounds Manager Rick Sweet’s victory was the 2,185th of his managerial career. He is tied with Johnny Lipon (1959-92) for fifth most in minor league baseball history.

The series finale is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at First Horizon Park. Right-hander Marcus Walden (0-3, 4.53) starts for Nashville against right-hander Bryan Hoeing (7-5, 5.07) for Jacksonville. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. CT.

Post-game notes

  • Nashville’s magic number to clinch the International League West Division is seven.
  • Sal Frelick (2-for-5, R) extended his scoreless streak to 34 games with a third-inning single. He is hitting .360 (49 for 136) with 31 runs, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 2 homers, 15 RBIs and 15 walks during the streak. The 34-game on-base streak is the longest active streak in the International League.
  • Caleb Boushley (W, 6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K) picked up his 12th win of the season at the top of the International League and his seventh quality start.
  • Frelick, Esteury Ruiz and Brice Turang had several successful games…it was Frelick’s 19th with Nashville, Ruiz’s 12th and Turang’s 38th.
  • Ruiz (77, 78) and Turang (31, 32) each had two stolen bases.

The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and play at First Horizon Park. Single match tickets are now on sale for all home games in 2022.

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