NASHVILLE, TN—Nashville Sounds' struggle for the last few days, have to continue as they fail to snap the losing streak in the series finale against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp with the score 5-2 on Sunday night.
A positive outcome from the Sounds starting pitcher Aaron Ashby. He struck out nine Jumbo Shrimp batters in 3 2/3 innings pitched. A dominant start but he would be taken out in the fourth inning after 67 pitches with 1-1 situation. His nine strike outs bring his total to 81 strike outs of the season, leading the Triple-A in the category.
Luke Maile opened the scoring for the Sounds, tying the game in the third inning 1-1 with his first home-run of the season. The score remained until the sixth inning, with Dustin Peterson drove home Lorenzo Cain with an RBI single.
It's all Jacksonville after the sixth inning. They scored on Nashville's error on defensive play to tie the game at the bottom of the sixth. The Jumbo Shrimp went on to score on the seventh and eighth inning, including Zack Zerner's home-run off reliefer Hoby Milner.
This loss means that the losing streak continue to four games for the Sounds. Four-game losing streak is their highest of the season. They dropped five games out of six in the series against Jacksonville.
The Sounds are going to look for redemption when they come back home to First Horizon Park to face Columbus Clippers in a six-game series on Tuesday, July 27.
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