Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: El Paso uses homers to defeat Cats

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Highlight:

El Paso hit three home runs in an 8-5 victory over the visiting River Cats on Saturday night. Cody Decker had a two-run shot in the second inning, Jeff Francoeur a three-run blast in the third and Adam Moore a two-run homer in the sixth.



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No mystery:

River Cats starter Sean Murphy allowed seven runs (all earned) on seven hits, including all three home runs, in 52/3 innings.



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Kudos:

Shane Peterson and Tyler Ladendorf, the Cats’ first two batters, combined for half of the team’s 10 hits. Peterson went 2 for 4, and Ladendorf went 3 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs to raise his average to .358.

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Today:

River Cats RHP Zach Neal (1-1, 4.26 ERA)



vs. El Paso RHP Branch Kloess (2-2, 8.25), 12:05 p.m., Southwest University Park, El Paso, Texas.

– rivercats.com


Chihuahuas 8, River Cats 5

RIVER CATSAB R H BI BB SO Avg
Peterson cf 4 2 2 0 1 0 .291
Ladendorf 2b 5 0 3 2 0 1 .358
Matthes dh 5 0 0 0 0 2 .214
Freiman 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 .238
M.Taylor rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .269
Goebbert lf 2 0 0 1 0 1 .282
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 .226
Parrino ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .273
Ortiz c 3 1 1 0 1 0 .245
Totals34 5 10 5 2 5 .268
El PasoAB R H BI BB SO Avg
Fuentes cf 4 1 0 0 1 0 .190
Conrad 2b 3 1 1 1 1 0 .298
Medica lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .250
Blanks 1b 4 1 0 0 0 2 .253
Francoeur rf 4 2 3 3 0 0 .209
C.Decker dh 4 2 2 2 0 1 .259
Greene ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .333
A.Moore c 4 1 2 2 0 0 .329
A.Castellanos 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .184
Totals32 8 9 8 4 4 .255
RIVER CATS 100 111 100 5 10 0
El Paso 023 003 00x 8 9 1

E–Conrad (2). LOB–RIVER CATS 7; El Paso 5. 2B–Ladendorf 2 (10); M.Taylor (8); Jos.Martinez (2). 3B–Freiman (1). HR–C.Decker (4); Francoeur (4); A.Moore (2). RBIs–Ladendorf 2 (17), Goebbert (19), Jos.Martinez (10), Freiman (22); C.Decker 2 (12), Francoeur 3 (14), A.Moore 2 (4), Conrad (16). SB–Fuentes (5) 2B. RISP–RIVER CATS 2-for-15; El Paso 2-for-5. DP–RIVER CATS 1; El Paso 2.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Murphy L,2-3 52/3 7 7 7 2 2 5.77
Savery 11/3 2 1 1 1 2 4.66
Fe.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.79
El Paso IP H R ER BB SO ERA
J.Lane W,3-2 52/3 7 4 3 2 2 2.70
Ambriz H,4 11/3 2 1 1 0 1 1.72
LaFromboise H,3 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.35
Quacknbsh S,5 1 0 0 0 0 2 1.35

Inherited runners-scored–Ambriz 1-0.

T–2:51. A–9,412.

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