River Cats glance: Carrithers comes through in clutch again

Published: Wednesday, May. 21, 2014 - 9:41 pm

• Highlight: Matt Buschmann allowed four hits and one run over seven innings, Alden Carrithers and Shane Peterson each drove in two runs, and Philip Humber registered his first career save to lead the River Cats past the El Paso Chihuahuas 4-1 on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field. The River Cats improved to 20-7 at home.

• Mr. Clutch: With a bases-loaded two-run single in the second inning, Carrithers is hitting .476 with 11 RBIs with runners in scoring position and two out.

• Streaks continue: Peterson extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a single in the first inning. Stephen Vogt has nine hits in his last five games.

• By the numbers: Entering Wednesday’s game, the River Cats were first in walks (229) and second in on-base percentage (.373) and being hit by pitches (26) in the Pacific Coast League. However, they were last in home runs (26) and triples (6) and tied for first in runners left on base (373).

• Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (3-1, 4.57 ERA) vs. El Paso LHP Juan Oramas (3-2, 4.87), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee


River Cats 4, Chihuahuas 1

El PasoABRHBIBBSOAvg
J.Peterson ss211021.324
Galvez 3b400002.314
Goebbert lf400002.242
A.Moore dh402101.354
C.Decker 1b401001.261
A.Castellanos rf400001.221
Greene 2b301010.341
Gale c301001.156
Noel cf300000.242
Totals3116139.263

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Carrithers 3b411200.315
Parrino ss300012.295
Peterson cf402201.313
Freiman 1b401001.253
Buss lf400002.250
M.Taylor rf312000.237
Barton dh311000.167
Ortiz c300000.241
Ladendorf 2b210010.302
Totals3047426.270

El Paso100000000160
RIVER CATS04000000x470

  LOB–El Paso 6; RIVER CATS 4. 2B–J.Peterson (5). RBIs–A.Moore (11); Carrithers 2 (25), Peterson 2 (20). RISP–El Paso 1-for-8; RIVER CATS 2-for-4. Runners left in scoring position–Galvez; A.Moore; Freiman. GIDP–Noel, Greene; Barton. DP–El Paso 1; RIVER CATS 2.

El PasoIPHRERBBSOERA
Wisler L,0-325442213.50
J.Reyes2100013.86
T.Sexton2000034.78
O’Grady1000000.00
Ambriz1100001.96

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Buschmann W,2-07411364.71
Urlaub H,11100020.00
Humber S,11100013.70

  T–2:26. A–9,088.



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