Sacramento River Cats

Snake makes itself at home on River Cats’ turf; play is halted briefly

Raley Field, home of the River Cats, received an unwelcome visitor Sunday, when a snake was found on the field during a game against the Reno Aces.
Raley Field, home of the River Cats, received an unwelcome visitor Sunday, when a snake was found on the field during a game against the Reno Aces. Special to The Sacramento Bee

Raley Field is the River Cats’ house. On Sunday, another type of animal tried to make itself at home.

The game between the River Cats and Reno Aces was delayed for an unknown amount of time when a snake was found on the field.

After it was caught, it was deemed a rally snake following Tim Federowicz’s fourth-inning grand slam. However, the magic didn’t last, as the River Cats’ bullpen surrendered five runs in the eighth, leading to a 6-5 victory for the Aces.

Here’s some social media reaction to the intrusion:

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