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Tides Blanked By Sounds Friday Night in Nashville

Hall Strong For Tides on the Mound in Loss
DL Hall (Scott Sears)
June 10, 2022

NASHVILLE, Tn. --- The Norfolk Tides (29-29) was shutout by Nashville Sounds (35-22), 7-0, on Friday at First Horizon Park. The loss snapped the Tides four-game winning streak. The Sounds scored first with two runs in the first inning. Tyler White knocked in the first run in on RBI single.

NASHVILLE, Tn. --- The Norfolk Tides (29-29) was shutout by Nashville Sounds (35-22), 7-0, on Friday at First Horizon Park. The loss snapped the Tides four-game winning streak.

The Sounds scored first with two runs in the first inning. Tyler White knocked in the first run in on RBI single. Weston Wilson followed with an RBI single himself. One more run scored for the Sounds in the second on an RBI single by Corey Ray, putting Nashville up, 3-0.

DL Hall allowed all of those runs for the Tides, but two were unearned. He lasted 4.2 innings, allowing four hits and three walks while striking out eight. He threw 82 pitches, with 52 for strikes.

Four more runs scored in the bottom of the sixth for the Tides. With the bases loaded, Jonathan Davis roped a three-run triple. He then scored on a fielder’s choice, where he barely beat the ball home on a groundout with the infield in. Nashville led, 7-0, after six, which ended up being the final score.

Game five of the series is tomorrow night at 8:05 p.m. ET, with RHP Spenser Watkins making his Tides debut of 2022. He will face his counterpart RHP Dylan File (2-2, 4.11), who’s starting for the Sounds.

POSTGAME NOTES

HALL MONITOR: With eight strikeouts tonight, DL Hall has 17 strikeouts in his last two starts...the last time he had 17 strikeouts between consecutive starts were his final outings of 2021 with Bowie on June 5 and 12...since game one of May 26, Hall is 1-2 with a 2.70 ERA (5 ER, 16.2 IP), allowing nine hits and nine walks (1.08 WHIP) with 28 strikeouts.

SHOOTING BLANKS: The shutout tonight was the fifth time the Tides were shutout this season, with all five shutouts coming on the road...all four shutouts prior happened in back-to-back affairs, losing at Gwinnett on April 29 (8-0) and 30 (5-0), then at Nashville on May 7 (1-0) and 8 (5-0).

STOWERS POWERS: The only extra-base hit by a Tide tonight was Kyle Stowers, who went 1-for-4 with a double...he has a double in three of his last four games...he hasn’t gone consecutive games with out a hit since May 12, where in 24 games, he’s hitting .304 (28-for-92) with 20 runs, nine doubles, nine home runs, 25 RBI, 12 walks and a hit-by-pitch.

WILD WILD WEST: It was another solid night for Jordan Westburg, who went 1-for-3 with a walk...he has a hit in each of his three games with the Tides, batting .500 (6-for-12).