Highlight: Brandon Hicks slugged his team-leading 16th home run, and Brad Peacock won his team-leading 12th game as the River Cats downed the Las Vegas 51s 6-2 Tuesday night at Raley Field.
Magic number: The River Cats' magic number is 8. Any combination of eight River Cats wins and Las Vegas losses will clinch the South Division title for Sacramento.
More transactions: The A's optioned second baseman Jemile Weeks to the River Cats, designated River Cats right-hander Graham Godfrey (9-2, 3.29) for assignment, signed catcher Jason Jaramillo and assigned him to Sacramento and added outfielder Seth Smith to their roster following a one-game rehabilitation assignment.
Today: River Cats RHP A.J. Griffin (3-2, 2.81 ERA) vs. Salt Lake RHP Jeremy Berg (2-1, 3.77), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.
Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee