Highlight: Brandon Hicks hit a three-run homer as the River Cats beat the Salt Lake Bees 9-4 at Raley Field.
Plays of the game: In the second inning, with runners on first and second and none out, River Cats center fielder Jermaine Mitchell made a headfirst diving catch of Cory Aldridge's drive. Then, with two outs and the bases loaded, shortstop Hicks made a diving stop of Trevor Crowe's grounder and got the forceout at second.
Griffin rehab: A.J. Griffin, who is recovering from an inflamed shoulder, gave up four hits and three runs in 2 1/3 innings.
Magic number: Any combination of six River Cats wins and Las Vegas losses will clinch the South Division title for Sacramento.
Today: River Cats RHP Dan Straily (5-2, 1.36 ERA) vs. Salt Lake LHP Brad Mills (5-7, 5.65), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.
Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee