River Cats glance: Buss, Vogt collect three hits each as Cats top El Paso in slugfest

Published: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm

Buss, Vogt collect three hits each as Cats top El Paso in slugfest

• Highlight: Nick Buss and Stephen Vogt each had three hits, and Jose Martinez hit a two-run homer to lead the River Cats over the El Paso Chihuahuas 10-8 on Thursday night at Raley Field.

• Cats’ cycle: In the four-run second, the River Cats hit for the cycle in an inning for the first time this season with singles by Alden Carrithers and Buss, a double by Michael Taylor, a triple by Tyler Ladendorf and Martinez's homer.

• Friendly confines: The River Cats have the best home record in the Pacific Coast League at 21-7.

• Top dog: After three weeks of voting, the Chihuahuas won the title of best cap in the minor leagues, beating out the Richmond Flying Squirrels and the Albuquerque Isotopes. The River Cats’ cap was 76th.

• Today: River Cats RHP Marcus Walden (2-1, 4.88 ERA) vs. Las Vegas RHP Logan Verrett (2-2, 4.53), 7:05 p.m., Cashman Field, Las Vegas.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


Cats 10, Chihuahuas 8

El PasoABRHBIBBSOAvg
J.Peterson ss402110.341
Galvez 3b500002.275
Buck lf411010.298
Francoeur rf522102.259
Goebbert cf410010.235
A.Moore c200001.348
Gale c211101.176
Medica 1b413301.213
C.Decker dh310011.254
Greene 2b411203.337
Totals378108411.263

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Carrithers lf412101.320
Walsh lf100001.286
Parrino ss511001.292
Vogt c423310.333
Freiman dh411100.253
Buss cf413100.264
M.Taylor rf311200.239
Barton 1b300011.111
Jos.Martinez 3b411201.281
Ladendorf 2b422002.308
Totals3610141027.273

El Paso0001040308100
RIVER CATS04140100x10141

 E–Vogt (2). LOB–El Paso 6; RIVER CATS 5. 2B–Medica (4); Greene (8); M.Taylor (12); Freiman (12); Parrino (9). 3B–Ladendorf (2); Vogt (1). HR–Francoeur (8) off Leon; Medica (3) off Leon; Jos.Martinez (3) off Oramas. RBIs–Francoeur (23), Gale (6), Medica 3 (18), Greene 2 (11), J.Peterson (8); M.Taylor 2 (23), Jos.Martinez 2 (24), Carrithers (26), Vogt 3 (8), Freiman (39), Buss (22). SB–J.Peterson (2) 2B; Buss (3) 2B.

El PasoIPHRERBBSOERA
Oramas L,3-332/31088126.09
Sullivan21/3422037.71
Kloess1000115.54
LaFromboise1000015.12

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Ar.Leon W,4-151/3755255.01
Jo.Flores12/3100034.50
Scribner1233225.94
McBryde S,11000013.52

  Inherited runners-scored–Sullivan 1-1.

  T–3:10. A–7,010.



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