Nashville Sounds skipper Don Money may be a minor league manager but he is apparently a big league prankster. Upon hearing the news that Taylor Green had been promoted to Milwaukee he called Green into his office and told him he failed a drug test. The story link below talks about the prank and Green’s parents, who have faced a large amount of adversity in their lives, talk about seeing their son fulfill his dream.
No matter what happens in Nashville Sounds centerfielder Logan Schafer‘s career, he will always have a highlight to show the grandchildren. Saturday night Schafer started an improbable 8-4-3 triple play after Omaha Storm Chasers first baseman Clint Robinson hit a hard fly ball to center with two on and no one out. The ball bounced off Schafer’s glove as he tried to make a one handed leaping grab, then bounced off his head, then once again into his glove for the first out, he then through to second baseman Eric Farris who stepped on second base forcing out Irving Falu for the second out, and then threw to first baseman Mat Gamel who forced out Lorenzo Cain for the third out. Enjoy the video below.
Longtime minor league broadcaster Stu Paul is lucky to be alive after falling down two flights of stairs while leaving the Principal Park in Des Moines following a recent Nashville Sounds & Iowa Cubs game. The Sounds broadcaster ended up with a dislocated shoulder and torn tendons in each of his knees. In the story Paul talks about the accident and his hope that rehab will go well and allow him to make it back to the broadcast booth before the end of the regular season.