Highlight: Kila Ka'aihue and Anthony Recker hit home runs, and Bruce Billings pitched six strong innings to lead the River Cats over the Memphis Redbirds 10-2 Friday night at Raley Field.
Daily changes: The River Cats gained relievers Evan Scribner and Jim Miller from Oakland but lost outfielder Michael Taylor,catcher Derek Norris and pitcher Dan Straily to the A's. Oakland also sent Cliff Pennington to the River Cats for rehab.
Comfy confines: River Cats reliever Pedro Fig-ueroa has not allowed an earned run in 17 1/3 innings at Raley Field but has a 5.51 ERA on the road.
Today: River Cats RHP Brandon McCarthy (0-1, 14.73 ERA) vs. Memphis LHP Tyler Lyons (1-7, 5.03), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.
Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee