MLB: Atlanta Braves-Media Day

Mar 1, 2021; North Port, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves Kyle Wright #30 poses during media day at Cool Today Park. Mandatory Credit: MLB photos vis USA TODAY Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kyle Wright earned his fourth win in his last six starts as the Gwinnett Stripers took a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Thursday night at First Horizon Park.

Wright (W, 6-4) pitched seven one-run innings while allowing four hits and striking out eight. In his last six starts since July 27, Wright is 4-0 with a 1.91 ERA (8 ER in 37.2 IP), 0.98 WHIP, and .210 BAA.

Gwinnett improves to 58-41 while Nashville falls to 52-47.

Yolmer Sanchez gave Gwinnett a 1-0 lead in the fifth inning with an RBI single off Josh Lindblom (L, 4-2). Eddie Rosario recorded the eventual winning run with a solo home run (4) to right field off Lindblom in the sixth inning, making it a 2-0 game.

Sanchez inished a home run shy of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with six total bases. Tanner Roark (S, 2) stranded three Sounds on base over the final two innings for the save. Matt Lipka led the Sounds with three hits, including a double and a run.

The Stripers have bested Nashville in the first three games of the series by a combined four runs. Rosario has recorded an RBI in six of his last seven games with the Stripers, batting .290 with two doubles, four homers, and 14 RBIs in that span. Roark has not yielded a run over his last 8 2/3 innings in relief.

Gwinnett and Nashville play again Friday at 8:05 p.m. at First Horizon Park. RHP Bryce Elder (1-0, 3.60 ERA) will start for the Stripers vs. RHP Colin Rea (0-2, 8.10 ERA) for the Sounds.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Please log in, or sign up for a new, free account to read or post comments.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.