River Cats glance: Ground rule double lifts Cats in 10th

Published: Saturday, Jun. 28, 2014 - 10:58 pm

Highlight: Nick Buss hit a ground rule double, his fourth hit of the game, with two out in the 10th inning to score Anthony Aliotti, who had three doubles, and give the River Cats a 7-6 walkoff win over the Las Vegas 51s on Saturday night at Raley Field.

Walkoffs: The River Cats have had nine walkoff wins this season. They also have won games on a homer by Andy Parrino, a single and sacrifice fly by Nate Freiman, singles by Jose Martinez and Ryan Ortiz, a double and single by Alden Carrithers and once on an error.

Hot bat: Shane Peterson had 31st multi-hit game and now leads the Pacific Coast League in hits (100) and at-bats (320). His .344 batting average at Raley Field leads all River Cats hitters.

Carrithers’ status: The River Cats third baseman, who went on the disabled list June 2 and has missed 22 games, is expected to be activated today.

Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (7-2, 4.78 ERA) vs. Las Vegas 51s RHP Logan Verrett (6-2, 4.69), 5:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


River Cats 7, 51s 6

Las VegasABRHBIBBSOAvg
den Dekker cf512202.288
Muno 3b513001.265
W.Flores ss503201.307
Dykstra dh411100.286
A.Brown rf511000.347
Allen 1b411110.267
Seratelli lf400000.231
Quintanilla 2b311000.243
a-M.Reynolds ph-2b200002.400
Centeno c300001.290
b-Plawecki ph-c100010.125
Totals41612627.284

RIVER CATSABRHBIBBSOAvg
Buss lf624101.275
Parrino ss511101.292
Peterson cf422200.313
Barton 1b312121.286
Elmore 2b500002.219
Whitaker rf502200.250
Aliotti dh513001.227
Jos.Martinez 3b400011.270
Exposito c502002.286
Totals42716739.281

Las Vegas1010030010–6120
RIVER CATS1040010001–7162

E–Elmore (2); Exposito (1). LOB–Las Vegas 9; RIVER CATS 10. 2B–den Dekker (14); W.Flores 2 (7); A.Brown (16); Peterson (21); Parrino (14); Aliotti 3 (8); Buss (10). 3B–den Dekker (4). HR–Dykstra (11) off McBryde. RBIs–W.Flores 2 (29), Allen (26), den Dekker 2 (33), Dykstra (53); Barton (17), Parrino (35), Peterson 2 (47), Whitaker 2 (2), Buss (39). SB–Buss (7) 2B. S–Seratelli. SF–Peterson. RISP–Las Vegas 4-for-13; RIVER CATS 4-for-13. Runners left in scoring position–A.Brown; Dykstra 2; Muno 3; Jos.Martinez 2; Elmore 2; Exposito. GIDP–Dykstra, A.Brown; Parrino, Aliotti. DP–Las Vegas 2; RIVER CATS 2.

Las VegasIPHRERBBSOERA
Verrett32/31155234.69
Reid11/3100013.61
Church3211023.63
Thornton L,1-412/3211134.33

RIVER CATSIPHRERBBSOERA
Neal52/31153024.96
Jo.Flores1/3000004.60
O’Flaherty H,31000004.91
Savery H,61000232.74
McBryde 1111013.31
Smyth W,3-11000012.84

Inherited runners-scored–Reid 3-0, Jo.Flores 1-0. T–3:30. A–12,505.

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