River Cats glance: Cats deliver early knockout blow

Published: Friday, May. 9, 2014 - 10:55 pm

Big bats: Nate Freiman had a two-run double in the first inning, Jose Martinez had a two-run single in the first, and Michael Taylor and Ryan Ortiz had two-run doubles in the second inning as the River Cats beat the Isotopes 12-3 in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday night. The Cats scored six runs in the first and five in the second.

Strong outing: River Cats right-hander Zach Neal induced 11 ground-ball outs and worked seven innings in earning the victory. Neal allowed three runs on seven hits while striking out six.

Quick outing: Isotopes right-hander Henry Sosa was knocked out of the game after one-third of an inning. He was charged with six runs – all earned – on two hits with five walks.

Hot hitting: Freiman went 2 for 3 and drove in three runs. He is second in the Pacific Coast League with 30 RBIs. Andy Parrino had two hits and stretched his hitting streak to 11 games.

Today: River Cats TBA vs. Salt Lake LHP Wade LeBlanc (3-1, 5.35 ERA), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– rivercats.com


River Cats 12, Isotopes 3

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Carrithers dh410020.327
Parrino ss422010.298
Peterson cf321020.303
Freiman 1b322311.254
M.Taylor rf421210.262
Buss lf401100.250
Ladendorf 2b320021.327
Jos.Martinez 3b513300.255
Ortiz c401211.254
Totals34121111103.270

AlbuquerqueABRHBIBBSOAvg
W.Ibarra dh400001.242
Triunfel ss400001.238
Pederson cf401003.372
C.Robinson 1b400001.302
Guerrero 2b411001.350
Federowicz c411002.214
Romak rf312200.279
T.Robinson lf301100.224
M.Rojas 3b301000.258
Totals3337309.281

RIVER CATS65000001012110
Albuquerque000010200371

E–H.Sosa (2). LOB–RIVER CATS 7; Albuquerque 3. 2B–Freiman (10); M.Taylor (10); Ortiz (5); Peterson (9); Romak (8). HR–Romak (8) off Neal. RBIs–Freiman 3 (30), Buss (18), Jos.Martinez 3 (16), M.Taylor 2 (18), Ortiz 2 (9); T.Robinson (10), Romak 2 (22). SF–Buss; Freiman. RISP–RIVER CATS 5-for-14; Albuquerque 1-for-5. Runners left in scoring position–Parrino 2; Freiman; Buss; W.Ibarra 2. GIDP–M.Taylor, Ladendorf; C.Robinson. DP–RIVER CATS 1; Albuquerque 2.

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Neal W,2-17733064.50
McBryde2000034.96

AlbuquerqueIPHRERBBSOERA
H.Sosa L,1-21/3266503.72
S.Smith42/35555110.71
Hynes2100014.02
Judy2311013.71

WP–S.Smith. Inherited runners-scored–S.Smith 2-1.

  T–2:48. A–7,557.



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