Turning point: The River Cats scored five runs in the third inning and coasted to an 8-2 win over the Round Rock Express, stopping a two-game losing streak.
Major league moment: Derek Norris capped the third-inning outburst with a three-run homer, his sixth homer of the season. The River Cats have homered in six straight games, matching their season high
Manny watch: Manny Ramirez went 0 for 4 with an RBI and scored a run in his fourth game with Sacramento. He is hitting .250 (3 for 12).
Worth noting: With a win today, the River Cats will have won or split each of their first 12 series this season. They trail this series against Round Rock 2-1. The River Cats have at least a .500 all-time record against every current Pacific Coast League team except the Express, which leads the all-time series 17-14.
Tonight: River Cats RHP A.J. Griffin (0-1, 7.36 ERA) vs. Round Rock RHP Neil Ramirez (4-4, 6.75), 5:05 p.m., Dell Diamond, Round Rock, Texas.
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