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Jumbo Shrimp Blanks Sounds 10-0

May 18, 2024 - International League (IL)
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp News Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp snapped their eight game losing streak on Saturday night as they shutout the Nashville Sounds 10-0 in front of 6,776 fans at 121 Financial Ballpark.

The Jumbo Shrimp (18-26) got the offense going early as Xavier Edwards and Tim Anderson knocked consecutive singles. Victor Mesa Jr. walked in the next at-bat to load the bases. Jonah Bride drew a walk from Nashville (22-22) starter Aaron Ashby (L, 0-3) scoring Edwards to give the Jacksonville a 1-0 lead. Two batters later Javier Sanoja walked which scored Anderson.

In the third inning, the Jumbo Shrimp went back to work with Mesa Jr. drawing a walk to start the inning. Bride followed with an RBI double and three batters later Sanoja ripped the second RBI double of the inning which increased the lead to 4-0.

Jacksonville added to their lead in the fourth inning. Edwards led off the inning with a triple and Anderson followed with an RBI single pushing the advantage to 5-0. One batter later, Bride peppered his second RBI double of the game scoring Anderson for a 6-0 cushion.

The run parade continued in the sixth inning. Pinch hitting for Edwards, Griffin Conine drew a walk to start the frame. Anderson followed with a base hit. Three batters later, Jhonny Pereda reached on an error by Sounds outfielder Joey Wiemer that scoring Conine from second, making the score 7-0. Anderson went to third on the error and Troy Johnston lifted a two-run single that scored Anderson and Pereda, pushing the lead to 9-0.

Anderson continued his fantastic day in the eighth inning, launching a solo home run (1) off of Sounds reliever Janson Junk bringing the Jacksonville lead to 10-0.

Eli Villalobos shut down the sounds in the ninth inning, fanning two batters and solidifying the win.

Jacksonville received a stellar performance from starter Yonny Chirinos (W, 4-4) as he struck out six batters over five innings of work and en route to the win.

Jacksonville and Nashville wrap up their series in Sunday's 2:05 p.m. contest from 121 Financial Ballpark. RHP Roddery Muñoz (0-3, 7.84 ERA) gets the ball for the Jumbo Shrimp and the Sounds will counter with RHP Tyler Woessner (1-2, 11.45). Coverage begins at 1:50 p.m. on Bally Live, MLB.TV, and ESPN 690 AM and

Gates open at 1:00 p.m. for Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday! Join the Jumbo Shrimp as they host a 20-minute, pregame catch on the field. Kids can also feel like the pros after each Sunday game by running the bases after the game. It's also Hot Shrimp Yoga presented by Hot Spot Power Yoga. This one-of-a-kind pregame yoga class will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.

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