Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds broke a single-game attendance record at First Horizon Park, welcoming 12,409 fans to First Horizon Park on Saturday night.
The attendance broke the previous record of 11,824 set for a Texas Rangers exhibition game on March 24, 2019. Despite the large crowd, the Sounds were shut out by the Memphis Redbirds 10-0.
Things were quiet for the first two innings before the Redbirds put runs on the board. Memphis netted two in the third and two in the fifth to lead 4-0 halfway through the game. Things got out of control in the final innings, as the Redbirds scored eight more times to make it a 10-0 game.
Tyler Herb (L, 1-5) allowed six runs (5 ER) on seven hits in 5.0 innings. He also struck out six batters in the loss.
Alex Jackson led the Sounds offensively with a few hits. Brice Turang, Pablo Reyes, Jakson Reetz and Weston Wilson also contributed a base hit.
The Sounds wrap up the six-game series against Memphis tomorrow afternoon. Right-hander Caleb Boushley (9-2, 3.04) will start for Nashville, against Matthew Liberatore (4-3, 4.03) for Memphis. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. at First Horizon Park.
- Attendance at First Horizon Park was 12,409, the largest crowd ever and the 11th sold out of the season. This surpasses the previous largest crowd of 11,824 at the Texas Rangers exhibition game on March 24, 2019.
- Pablo Reyes (1 for 3, 2G) has hit safely in eight of his last nine games and is hitting .394 (13 for 33) with 4 runs, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, 5 RBI, and 3 stolen bases on the section.
- Lucas Erceg (1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K) recorded his eighth scoreless appearance of at least one inning for the Sounds (16.0 IP, 19 K).
The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and play at First Horizon Park. Single game tickets are on sale now for all home games in 2022. For more information, call 615.690.4487 or email [email protected]