Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats deliver early knockout blow

Big bats: Nate Freiman had a two-run double in the first inning, Jose Martinez had a two-run single in the first, and Michael Taylor and Ryan Ortiz had two-run doubles in the second inning as the River Cats beat the Isotopes 12-3 in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday night. The Cats scored six runs in the first and five in the second.

Strong outing: River Cats right-hander Zach Neal induced 11 ground-ball outs and worked seven innings in earning the victory. Neal allowed three runs on seven hits while striking out six.

Quick outing: Isotopes right-hander Henry Sosa was knocked out of the game after one-third of an inning. He was charged with six runs – all earned – on two hits with five walks.

Hot hitting: Freiman went 2 for 3 and drove in three runs. He is second in the Pacific Coast League with 30 RBIs. Andy Parrino had two hits and stretched his hitting streak to 11 games.

Today: River Cats TBA vs. Salt Lake LHP Wade LeBlanc (3-1, 5.35 ERA), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– rivercats.com


River Cats 12, Isotopes 3

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Carrithers dh 4 1 0 0 2 0 .327
Parrino ss 4 2 2 0 1 0 .298
Peterson cf 3 2 1 0 2 0 .303
Freiman 1b 3 2 2 3 1 1 .254
M.Taylor rf 4 2 1 2 1 0 .262
Buss lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 .250
Ladendorf 2b 3 2 0 0 2 1 .327
Jos.Martinez 3b 5 1 3 3 0 0 .255
Ortiz c 4 0 1 2 1 1 .254
Totals 34 12 11 11 10 3 .270
Albuquerque AB R H BI BB SO Avg
W.Ibarra dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242
Triunfel ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Pederson cf 4 0 1 0 0 3 .372
C.Robinson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .302
Guerrero 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .350
Federowicz c 4 1 1 0 0 2 .214
Romak rf 3 1 2 2 0 0 .279
T.Robinson lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .224
M.Rojas 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .258
Totals 33 3 7 3 0 9 .281
RIVER CATS 650 000 010 12 11 0
Albuquerque 000 010 200 3 7 1

E–H.Sosa (2). LOB–RIVER CATS 7; Albuquerque 3. 2B–Freiman (10); M.Taylor (10); Ortiz (5); Peterson (9); Romak (8). HR–Romak (8) off Neal. RBIs–Freiman 3 (30), Buss (18), Jos.Martinez 3 (16), M.Taylor 2 (18), Ortiz 2 (9); T.Robinson (10), Romak 2 (22). SF–Buss; Freiman. RISP–RIVER CATS 5-for-14; Albuquerque 1-for-5. Runners left in scoring position–Parrino 2; Freiman; Buss; W.Ibarra 2. GIDP–M.Taylor, Ladendorf; C.Robinson. DP–RIVER CATS 1; Albuquerque 2.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Neal W,2-1 7 7 3 3 0 6 4.50
McBryde 2 0 0 0 0 3 4.96
Albuquerque IP H R ER BB SO ERA
H.Sosa L,1-2 1/3 2 6 6 5 0 3.72
S.Smith 42/3 5 5 5 5 1 10.71
Hynes 2 1 0 0 0 1 4.02
Judy 2 3 1 1 0 1 3.71

WP–S.Smith. Inherited runners-scored–S.Smith 2-1.

  T–2:48. A–7,557.

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