Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Ortiz’s single gives River Cats a walk-off win

• Highlight: Ryan Ortiz hit a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the River Cats a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Sunday afternoon at Raley Field.

• Ouch: River Cats starting pitcher Josh Lindblom was hit above the right foot by a line drive off the bat of Taylor Lindsey in the third inning and had to leave the game.

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Hitting streak:

Andy Parrino upped his team-high hitting streak to 13 games with a single in the first inning.



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Bees stung:

The River Cats have won eight games in a row against the Bees, including all six at home.



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Bullpen collapse:

Bees relievers couldn’t hold a 5-4 lead in the eighth inning. In 14 save situations this season, they have blown nine.



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Numbers talk:

The River Cats are 12-1 when they hold their opponents to four or fewer runs. However, they are 7-17 when giving up five or more runs.



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Today:

River Cats RHP Marcus Walden (1-1, 6.16 ERA) vs. Salt Lake RHP Matt Shoemaker (1-0, 6.31), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.



– Mark McDermott, Special to The Bee


River Cats 6, Bees 5

Salt Lake AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Shuck lf 5 0 1 0 1 1 .390
Lindsey 2b 5 1 2 0 1 0 .252
L.Jimenez 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265
R.Lopez 1b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .258
Boesch rf 4 1 0 0 1 1 .295
M.Long cf 3 2 2 1 2 1 .226
L.Martinez c 5 0 3 1 0 0 .290
Heid dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 .277
O’Malley ss 3 0 2 1 1 0 .405
Swift 3b 5 0 1 1 0 1 .264
Totals 38 5 12 5 7 5 .290
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Carrithers dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 .319
Parrino ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 .295
Peterson cf 3 1 1 1 2 1 .309
Freiman 1b 4 0 1 0 1 1 .248
Buss rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 .254
Jos.Martinez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Goebbert lf 2 1 1 2 2 0 .257
Ladendorf 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 .306
Ortiz c 4 0 1 1 1 1 .250
Totals 36 6 9 6 6 4 .267
Salt Lake 010 040 000 5 12 2
RIVER CATS 102 010 011 6 9 2

  E – O’Malley (3); R. Lopez (1); Freiman (2); Buss (2). LOB – Salt Lake 15; RIVER CATS 13. 2B – L. Martinez (7); Lindsey (7); Ladendorf (11); Freiman (11). HR – Goebbert (6) off Grube. RBIs – O’Malley (6), M. Long (10), L. Martinez (11), Heid (7), Swift (10); Buss (19), Goebbert 2 (25), Ladendorf (22), Peterson (14), Ortiz (10). SB – Lindsey (4) 2B; Carrithers (6) 2B. S – Heid; O’Malley; Jos. Martinez. SF – Goebbert. RISP – Salt Lake 4 for 21; RIVER CATS 3 for 12. Runners left in scoring position – Boesch; Swift; M. Long 2; Shuck 3; L. Martinez; Lindsey; Goebbert 2; Ortiz 2; Ladendorf. GIDP – L. Martinez. DP – RIVER CATS 1.

Salt Lake IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Grube 5 4 4 4 4 1 4.15
Brady H,2 22/3 2 1 1 1 3 7.43
Lyon L,0-4 1 3 1 1 1 0 2.40
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Lindblom 2 3 1 1 2 2 7.47
Humber 22/3 4 4 1 2 2 4.43
Hooker 21/3 3 0 0 1 0 5.89
Nieve W,1-1 2 2 0 0 2 1 8.15

 Lindblom pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd.

 Inherited runners-scored – Lyon 1-1, Humber 2-0, Hooker 2-1.

  T – 3:47. A – 8,190.

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