JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Nashville Sounds (8-9) ended up on the losing side of a marathon of a contest on Wednesday afternoon, falling 10-9 in 10 innings to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Sounds are now below .500 for the first time this season after their fifth consecutive defeat.
Alvarez became the first Sound with four hits in a game this season, going 4-for-5 with a run, two doubles and three RBI. Henry (2-for-4), Dorrian (2-for-5) and Harrison (2-for-5) also logged multi-hit performances. Jon Singleton (0-for-2) walked three times to extend his on-base streak to 12 games.
Alex Claudio (0-1) ended with the loss after his work in the 10th (0.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 1 ER, BB, K). Robert Gasser took the no decision after 3.0 scoreless innings to start the day (3.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K). Ethan Small kept the Jumbo Shrimp quiet in the sixth and seventh innings (2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K).
Right-hander Caleb Boushley (0-1, 10.13) gets the start for the Sounds in game three of the series tomorrow night. He’ll go up against Jacksonville’s Bryan Hoeing (0-0, 2.92). First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. central from 121 Financial Ballpark.
- Abraham Toro extended his hitting streak to seven games and his on-base streak to 12 games with a two RBI single in the first. He’s batting .345 (10-for-29) during the hitting streak.
- Jon Singleton extended his on-base streak to 12 games with three walks in the contest. He’s walked five times over the past two games and eight times in the past five games.
- Eddy Alvarez’s last four-hit game came on July 7, 2022 with Oklahoma City vs. Las Vegas. He went 4-for-5 with 2 home runs and 5 RBI in that ballgame.
- Opponents are batting just .083 (2-for-24) against Ethan Small through his six appearances (7.1 IP).
- The Sounds are below .500 for the first time since April 7, 2022 (1-2) and below .500 through 17 games since April 21, 2019 (5-12).
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