River Cats glance: Peterson leads Cats over Round Rock

Published: Friday, Jun. 20, 2014 - 11:04 pm

• Highlight: Shane Peterson went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and two runs, leading the River Cats to a 7-5 victory over the Round Rock Express on Friday in Round Rock, Texas. The teams split the four-game series.

• Early lead : Sacramento led 5-0 entering the bottom of the fifth inning. Peterson and Nate Freiman hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first, and Jake Elmore, Anthony Aliotti and Jose Martinez each doubled in a run in the third.

• Round Rock rally: Bryan Peterson hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to cut the Express’ deficit to 5-4. But Shane Peterson drove in the eventual winning run for the River Cats with an RBI single in the sixth.

• He’s a winner: Cats starter Josh Lindblom improved to 4-3 despite giving up four runs (all earned) in six innings.

• Today: River Cats RHP Matt Buschmann (5-2, 4.88 ERA) vs. New Orleans LHP Brian Flynn (6-5, 3.69), 4 p.m., Zephyr Field, New Orleans.

– rivercats.com


River Cats 7, Express 5

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Buss rf510000.273
Parrino ss411012.308
Peterson cf523201.317
Freiman dh411111.276
Elmore lf412211.273
Aliotti 1b502102.184
Jos.Martinez 3b503100.274
Ortiz c501002.232
Ladendorf 2b512001.318
Totals427157310.283

Round RockABRHBIBBSOAvg
Tanaka 2b512001.258
Rosales 3b210020.284
Petersen rf422501.261
Arencibia dh400001.252
Hoying cf301012.247
C.Pena 1b401000.308
Jo.Wilson ss400001.231
Nicholas c400000.262
Strausborger lf412001.251
Totals3458537.254

RIVER CATS2030010107152
Round Rock000040010581

E–Parrino (10); Peterson (4); C.Pena (1). LOB–River Cats 11; Round Rock 5. 2B–Peterson (18); Freiman (20); Elmore (2); Jos.Martinez (9); Tanaka (7). HR–Petersen 2 (10) off Lindblom. RBIs–Peterson 2 (42), Freiman (64), Elmore 2 (2), Aliotti (6), Jos.Martinez (35); Petersen 5 (41). SB–Buss (5) 2B; Peterson (11) 2B; Elmore (2) 2B; Strausborger (12) 2B. CS–Jos.Martinez (1) 2B. RISP–River Cats 7-for-21; Round Rock 2-for-6. Runners left in scoring position–Aliotti 4; Parrino 2; Buss 2; Arencibia; Petersen. GIDP–Jo.Wilson. DP–River Cats 2; Round Rock 1.

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Lindblom W,4-36444346.19
Fe.Rodriguez H,31100012.29
Savery H,41311013.00
McBryde S,61000013.09

Round RockIPHRERBBSOERA
Mikolas L,4-151054143.49
Richmond2411127.65
Bonilla2111145.02

WP–Bonilla.

T–3:06. A–10,146.

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