River Cats glance: Home runs, errors add up to a loss

Published: Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014 - 11:03 pm

• Highlight: Justin Maxwell and Francisco Pena hit two-run homers and Omaha turned four double plays as the Storm Chasers downed the River Cats 6-2 on Thursday night at Raley Field.

• Record pace: Nate Freiman has 55 RBIs this season and is on a pace to break the River Cats’ team record of 115 held by Graham Koonce, who was the Pacific Coast League MVP in 2003.

• Gold glove: Entering Thursday’s game, the River Cats were tied for first in the PCL in fielding percentage at .981. However, they made three errors in the game.

• TV game: The Las Vegas-River Cats game next Thursday at Raley Field will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network.

• Today: River Cats RHP Marcus Walden (2-2, 5.53 ERA) vs. Iowa Cubs RHP Dallas Beeler (3-2, 3.89), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


Chasers 6, River Cats 2

OmahaABRHBIBBSOAvg
Orlando cf511000.332
C.Colon 3b412010.280
Giavotella 2b401202.310
Maxwell rf411201.294
Eibner dh400002.225
Bocock ss413000.317
F.Pena c411200.254
Merrifield lf400001.200
M.Fields 1b310003.260
Totals3669619.280

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Buss lf423000.296
Elmore ss201010.417
Ladendorf ss100000.309
Barton dh200020.295
Freiman 1b400000.270
Peterson cf400001.293
M.Taylor rf400000.242
Jos.Martinez 2b201010.267
Walsh 3b201000.500
Lipkin c300001.133
Totals2826042.283

Omaha022000200690
RIVER CATS000101000263

  E–Jos.Martinez (3); Fe.Rodriguez (1); Walsh (3). LOB–Omaha 5; RIVER CATS 4. 2B–Giavotella (12); Buss (9). HR–F.Pena (10) off Leon; Maxwell (3) off Leon. RBIs–F.Pena 2 (21), Maxwell 2 (12), Giavotella 2 (25). SB–Orlando (16) 2B. CS–C.Colon (3) 2B. RISP–Omaha 1-for-6; RIVER CATS 1-for-7. Runners left in scoring position–Maxwell 3; M.Fields; Peterson; M.Taylor. GIDP–Merrifield; Lipkin 2, Freiman, Barton. DP–Omaha 5; RIVER CATS 1.

OmahaIPHRERBBSOERA
Marimon W,5-36522213.44
C.Coleman S,13100212.63

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Ar.Leon L,6-26644085.35
Fe.Rodriguez1222102.65
Humber2100013.44

  T–2:34. A–7,543.



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