Sacramento River Cats

Clayton Blackburn helps River Cats top Oklahoma City

Clayton Blackburn pitched seven strong innings as the visiting River Cats held off the Oklahoma City Dodgers 5-4 on Thursday night.

Blackburn allowed two runs and eight hits to improve to 2-3.

Casey McGehee, Travis Ishikawa, Adam Duvall and Carlos Triunfel each had two hits✔ for Sacramento.

The River Cats led 5-2 after seven innings, but Buck Britton hit a two-run double in the eighth.

Oklahoma City had the tying run on second base with one out in the ninth against reliever Erik Cordier, but he ended the threat.

Bee Sports staff