Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats beat Rainiers in 11 for sixth consecutive victory

RIVER CATS BEAT RAINIERS IN 11 INNINGS FOR SIXTH CONSECUTIVE VICTORY

• Highlight: On the 14th anniversary of the first game played at Raley Field, Jose Martinez singled to center with two out and the bases loaded in the 11th inning to lead the River Cats to a 5-4 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers. It was Sacramento’s sixth consecutive win and fourth walk-off victory in the past five games.

• Tough on lefties: The River Cats are 10-0 this season when an opponent starts a left-hander at Raley Field and 12-3 overall.

• Roster moves: The River Cats placed pitchers Josh Lindblom and Sean Murphy on the disabled list, activated pitcher Matt Buschmann from the DL and added pitcher Jeff Urlaub and infielder Colin Walsh from Double-A Midland.

• Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (2-1, 4.15 ERA) vs. Tacoma Rainiers RHP Andrew Carraway (2-1, 3.98), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


Cats 5, Rainiers 4 (11)

Tacoma AB R H BI BB SO Avg
A.Almonte cf 5 1 1 1 1 2 .200
T.Kelly dh 6 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Franklin ss 4 0 1 0 1 1 .379
J.Montero 1b 4 0 2 1 1 2 .271
Blash rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 .192
Noriega 2b 5 0 1 0 0 3 .439
Avery lf 3 0 1 0 2 2 .285
Quintero c 3 2 2 0 0 0 .339
Sucre c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Bonilla 3b 5 0 2 0 0 3 .257
Totals 42 4 11 3 5 15 .305
River Cats AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Carrithers 3b 5 0 1 0 1 1 .315
Parrino ss 5 1 3 0 1 0 .299
Peterson cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .318
Freiman 1b 5 0 1 0 1 1 .259
M.Taylor rf 5 0 0 0 1 2 .237
Vogt c 5 0 2 0 0 0 .242
Ortiz c 1 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Jos.Martinez 2b 5 2 4 3 1 0 .282
Buss lf 3 1 0 0 2 1 .250
Pohl dh 4 0 1 1 1 1 .276
Totals 43 5 13 4 8 8 .268
Tacoma 010 021 000 00 4 11 3
River Cats 021 010 000 01 5 13 2

 E–Avery (3); Blash (1); Bonilla (4); Parrino 2 (5). LOB–Tacoma 10; River Cats 15. 2B–Avery (6); J.Montero (8); Quintero (6); Pohl (4); Parrino (7). HR–Blash (2) off Buschmann; Jos.Martinez (2) off Luetge. RBIs–Blash (7), A.Almonte (3), J.Montero (28); Pohl (6), Jos.Martinez 3 (20). SB–Quintero (1) 2B. CS–Avery (4) 2B.

Tacoma IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Gillheeney 3 4 3 1 3 3 7.88
Luetge 2 4 1 1 2 1 2.84
Pryor 2 2 0 0 1 1 3.09
MacDougal 2 1 0 0 0 1 15.43
Rapada L,4-1 12/3 2 1 1 2 2 4.58
River Cats IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Buschmann 5 8 3 3 1 5 6.43
Nieve 2 2 1 0 0 4 7.32
McBryde 2 0 0 0 0 5 3.86
Smyth 1 0 0 0 2 1 4.50
Jo.Flores W,2-0 1 1 0 0 2 0 5.17

  T–4:01. A–5,488.

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