Springtime means the weather is sublime to take in day games at Raley Field.
In the summer, afternoons can be boiling in the sun to watch a game. But this Sunday, the weather will be the baseball equivalent of a perfectly pitched game.
The temperature on Sunday in West Sacramento is expected to top out at 79 degrees. The temperature is likely to already be in the 70s when the minor league baseball game starts at 1:05 p.m. Sunday.
The River Cats will be taking on the Salt Lake City Bees.
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The promotion on Sunday features pre-game player autograph signings, face painters, balloon artists and the opportunity to run the bases on the field after the game.
The temperature today is expected to be similarly mild: 74 degrees. And Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 77 degrees.
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service for the Sacramento region:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.
Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.