River Cats glance: Cats go the distance, down Fresno 3-2 in 15 innings

07/03/2014 12:18 AM

07/03/2014 12:58 AM

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Daric Barton's double in the bottom of the 15th inning gave the Sacramento River Cats their 11th walk-off win of the season, a 3-2 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies, and new record, during the Wednesday night game at Raley Field.

The Cats and Grizzlies were knotted in extra innings until Barton's double brought the longest game of the season to an end.

With no runs scored in the first three innings, the Fresno Grizzlies made it on the board first in the top of the fourth as their catcher Andrew Susac stepped to the plate and drove in teammate Ehire Adrianza on a sacrifice fly. The River Cats answered back during the same inning when Andy Parrino stepped to the plate and homered off of the Grizzlies RHP Chris Heston, bringing the score to 1-1.

In the top of the 15th, with Adalberto Santos on third, and two outs, Gary Brown singled on a line drive to left fielder Shane Peterson, allowing Santos to score, giving Fresno a 2-1 lead. Sacramento's Luis Exposito doubled on a line drive, which was followed by Nick Buss being walked by Heath Hembree. Peterson singled on a ground ball sending Exposito home, tying the game at two. In the final play of the night Barton doubled, driving in Buss giving the Cats the 3-2 walk-off win.

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River Cats 3, Grizzlies 2

Fresno AB R H BI BB SO Avg
G.Brown cf 7 0 2 1 0 1 .267
Adrianza 2b 2 1 1 0 0 1 .500
a-Noonan ph-2b 3 0 1 0 2 2 .245
Belt 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .526
Krill rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .185
Susac c 5 0 0 1 0 2 .261
Ishikawa rf-1b 5 0 1 0 1 3 .260
C.Dominguez ss 6 0 1 0 0 4 .269
Minicozzi dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 .283
1-A.Santos pr-dh 1 1 0 0 1 1 .091
Abreu 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 .285
D.Ford lf 6 0 3 0 0 1 .323
Totals 51 2 12 2 4 18 .275
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss cf 6 1 0 0 1 2 .268
Parrino ss 7 1 1 1 0 2 .277
Peterson lf 7 0 2 1 0 1 .313
Barton 1b 7 0 2 1 0 0 .290
Elmore 2b 6 0 2 0 0 1 .256
Carrithers 3b 4 0 2 0 1 1 .308
Whitaker rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .100
a-Aliotti ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241
Walsh dh 4 0 0 0 2 2 .302
Ortiz c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Exposito c 3 1 1 0 1 0 .250
Totals 52 3 10 3 5 11 .278
Fresno 000 100 000 000 001 2 12 0
RIVER CATS 000 100 000 000 002 3 10 0

 a-Struck out for Adrianza in the 6th. a-Flied out for Whitaker in the 14th. 1-Ran for Minicozzi in the 10th.

  LOB–Fresno 10; RIVER CATS 11. 2B–Carrithers (8); Exposito (1); Barton (11). HR–Parrino (6) off Heston. RBIs–Susac (25), G.Brown (37); Parrino (36), Peterson (50), Barton (19). SB–D.Ford 2 (15) 2B; G.Brown 2 (16) 2B; Noonan (3) 2B; Carrithers (11) 2B; Elmore (5) 2B. CS–Belt (1) 2B. S–Abreu; Carrithers. SF–Susac. RISP–Fresno 2-for-8; RIVER CATS 2-for-12. Runners left in scoring position–C.Dominguez; Noonan; D.Ford; Krill 3; Elmore; Buss 2; Exposito; Aliotti. GIDP–Elmore. DP–Fresno 1; RIVER CATS 1.

Fresno IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Heston 8 5 1 1 0 3 3.49
Dunning 2 1 0 0 2 1 5.40
Reifer 2 0 0 0 2 4 4.25
Kontos 2 1 0 0 0 1 2.91
Hembree L,1-2 2/3 3 2 2 1 2 4.05
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Buschmann 7 5 1 1 1 7 4.48
Fe.Rodriguez 1 2 0 0 0 1 2.28
Scribner 2 1 0 0 0 4 3.48
McBryde 2 2 0 0 0 3 2.97
Humber W,3-4 3 2 1 1 3 3 3.74

  WP–Heston, Dunning. IBB–Walsh (Dunning), Walsh (Reifer).

  T–4:50. A–6,681.

 

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