River Cats glance: Cats beat Rainiers in 11 for sixth consecutive victory

Published: Thursday, May. 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm

RIVER CATS BEAT RAINIERS IN 11 INNINGS FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE VICTORY

• Highlight: On the 14th anniversary of the first game played at Raley Field, Jose Martinez singled to center with two out and the bases loaded in the 11th inning to lead the River Cats to a 5-4 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers. It was Sacramento’s sixth consecutive win and fourth walk-off victory in the past five games.

• Tough on lefties: The River Cats are 10-0 this season when an opponent starts a left-hander at Raley Field and 12-3 overall.

• Roster moves: The River Cats placed pitchers Josh Lindblom and Sean Murphy on the disabled list, activated pitcher Matt Buschmann from the DL and added pitcher Jeff Urlaub and infielder Colin Walsh from Double-A Midland.

• Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (2-1, 4.15 ERA) vs. Tacoma Rainiers RHP Andrew Carraway (2-1, 3.98), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


Cats 5, Rainiers 4 (11)

TacomaABRHBIBBSOAvg
A.Almonte cf511112.200
T.Kelly dh600000.267
Franklin ss401011.379
J.Montero 1b402112.271
Blash rf511102.192
Noriega 2b501003.439
Avery lf301022.285
Quintero c322000.339
Sucre c200000.222
Bonilla 3b502003.257
Totals424113515.305

River CatsABRHBIBBSOAvg
Carrithers 3b501011.315
Parrino ss513010.299
Peterson cf511001.318
Freiman 1b501011.259
M.Taylor rf500012.237
Vogt c502000.242
Ortiz c100001.238
Jos.Martinez 2b524310.282
Buss lf310021.250
Pohl dh401111.276
Totals43513488.268

Tacoma010021000004113
River Cats021010000015132

 E–Avery (3); Blash (1); Bonilla (4); Parrino 2 (5). LOB–Tacoma 10; River Cats 15. 2B–Avery (6); J.Montero (8); Quintero (6); Pohl (4); Parrino (7). HR–Blash (2) off Buschmann; Jos.Martinez (2) off Luetge. RBIs–Blash (7), A.Almonte (3), J.Montero (28); Pohl (6), Jos.Martinez 3 (20). SB–Quintero (1) 2B. CS–Avery (4) 2B.

TacomaIPHRERBBSOERA
Gillheeney3431337.88
Luetge2411212.84
Pryor2200113.09
MacDougal21000115.43
Rapada L,4-112/3211224.58

River CatsIPHRERBBSOERA
Buschmann5833156.43
Nieve 2210047.32
McBryde2000053.86
Smyth1000214.50
Jo.Flores W,2-01100205.17

  T–4:01. A–5,488.

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