Highlight of the night: River Cats right fielder Jeremy Barfield hit his fourth home run of the season, a two-run shot, to lead Sacramento to a 5-2 victory over the host Reno Aces on Monday night. Barfield drove in three runs.
Montz honored: River Cats catcher Luke Montz was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week. He had a a PCL-leading 13 RBIs with three home runs and two doubles in five games. He went 8 for 19 (.421) with three walks and a hit-by-pitch, giving him a .521 on-base percentage for the week.
Staying perfect: Dan Otero threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning to preserve the win, picking up his 14th save in as many chances and lowering his ERA to 0.68.
Today: River Cats RHP Sonny Gray (6-3, 2.43 ERA) vs. Reno RHP Garrett Mock (3-3, 6.55), 7:05 p.m., Aces Ballpark, Reno.