Highlight: Travis Banwart picked up his third win, while Josh Donaldson had three hits and Chris Carter and Adam Rosales two hits each to help the River Cats down the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 8-3 Wednesday afternoon.
Dialed in: Since coming from the A's on April 24, Donaldson, 26, has hit in all five of his games and has had back-to-back three-hit games. He has a double, triple, three home runs and nine RBIs.
Playing hookey: The public address announcer was Cordova High School and National Hall of Fame baseball coach Guy Anderson. The 80-year-old, at the Cordova helm since 1970, said he told his assistants that they'd have to take charge of Wednesday's practice because he wasn't going to miss this opportunity.
Worth noting: The win gives the River Cats a 16-2 record against the Sky Sox since 2011. The River Cats have not lost a series they've played seven this season.
Today: River Cats RHP Bruce Billings (1-1, 4.61 ERA) vs. Colorado Springs RHP Carlos Torres (2-1, 2.88), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.
Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee
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