River Cats at a glance: Homers by Choice, Barfield spur win over Nashville

Published: Monday, May. 13, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 5C

River Cats at a glance: Homers by Choice, Barfield spur win over Nashville

• Homer happy: The River Cats got home runs from Michael Choice and Jeremy Barfield to help them win their second straight game over the Nashville Sounds, 6-5, at Greer Stadium, in Nashville, Tenn., on Sunday.

• Welcome to the club: Barfield's two-run shot in the eighth was his first career Triple-A homer.

• Werner's a winner: Andrew Werner turned in his second-straight quality start, picking up the win after allowing just two runs in six innings. He struck out six and walked two, allowing two solo homers.

• Nakajima watch: Hiroyuki Nakajima, playing for the River Cats on a rehab assignment for the A's, had two singles in five at-bats. He is scheduled to play three straight games after getting the day off Saturday.

• Keep it going: Shane Peterson doubled, extending his hitting streak to 11 games. Stephen Vogt has the River Cats' longest streak this year at 13 games.

• Today: River Cats RHP Bruce Billings (2-2, 7.20 ERA) vs. Nashville RHP R.J. Seidel (0-0, 4.50), 5:05 p.m., Greer Stadium.

– rivercats.com

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