Highlight: Dan Straily struck out nine, and Jermaine Mitchell and Wes Timmons drove in two runs each to help the River Cats snap a three-game losing streak with a 6-0 victory over the Tucson Padres on Monday afternoon at Raley Field.
Big jump: Tucson starter Will Scott made his first Triple-A start after six starts at Class-A Short-Season Eugene. The River Cats had 10 baserunners in four innings against him but managed only two runs.
Daytime success: The River Cats are 18-5 in day games. They have two home and four road games during the day left this season.
HR leader: The River Cats lead the Pacific Coast League in home runs with 131. Nineteen players have homered.
Today: River Cats RHP Bruce Billings (6-3, 3.33 ERA) at Salt Lake RHP Trevor Bell (1-6, 7.27), 6:05 p.m., Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee