This'll be noted for sure in tomorrow's minor league notes but I figured, why wait? Those who read the daily reports have noticed a magic number countdown next to Nashville's record recently. Well, Mark DiFelice and Chris Spurling made sure that got down to zero with a shutout of the Oklahoma RedHawks tonight. Roguejim will be pleased to know the only run scored in the contest was plated on the Crabbe man's sacrifice fly in the seventh.
As expected, the team is giddy, though perhaps Steve Bray went a little over-the-top, as it were:
One guy sure not to be affected by any amount of alcohol in, on or around his system, journeyman knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, also had fun:
Congrats to the Sounds and good luck in the playoffs (though don't be bitter if, say, a certain major league club guts your roster).