Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats’ Straily pitches well but takes loss

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Highlight:

Ryan Verdugo gave up one hit in six innings to lead the Omaha Storm Chasers past the River Cats 2-0 Monday night at Raley Field.



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Tough loss:

Dan Straily suffered his first defeat, allowing two runs on four hits in eight innings.



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Streaks update:

The River Cats’ Nate Freiman extended his hitting streak to 10 games, and Nick Buss had his nine-game streak end.



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Setting the table:

Since taking over the River Cats’ leadoff spot, Buss is 16 for 42 (.381).



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Transaction:

The A’s released River Cats right-hander Fernando Nieve and optioned left-hander Justin Marks to the River Cats.



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Today:

River Cats RHP Josh Lindblom (2-3, 6.91 ERA) vs. Storm Chasers RHP Aaron Brooks (5-1, 3.13), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.



– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


Storm Chasers 2,

River Cats 0

Omaha AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Orlando dh 4 1 1 0 0 1 .335
C.Colon ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .275
Giavotella 3b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .304
Maxwell cf 4 1 1 0 0 3 .317
Paredes 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .319
Eibner rf 2 0 0 1 1 1 .224
Bocock 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .308
Merrifield lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Je.Flores c 3 0 0 0 0 2 .237
Totals 28 2 5 2 2 8 .279
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .292
Parrino ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 .302
Barton 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .333
Freiman dh 2 0 1 0 2 1 .283
Peterson cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .298
M.Taylor rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .275
Ortiz c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Ladendorf 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Totals 31 0 4 0 3 9 .285
Omaha 100 100 000 2 5 0
RIVER CATS 000 000 000 0 4 0

  LOB–Omaha 4; RIVER CATS 7. 2B–Orlando (10); Paredes (10); Maxwell (5); Jos.Martinez (8). RBIs–Giavotella (17), Eibner (21). SB–Giavotella (6) 2B. CS–Giavotella (4) 2B. S–C.Colon; Bocock. SF–Eibner. RISP–Omaha 0 for 5; RIVER CATS 0 for 5. Runners left in scoring position–Je.Flores 2; Eibner; Parrino; Jos.Martinez.

Omaha IP H R ER BB SO ERA
R.Verdugo W,3-1 6 1 0 0 1 6 3.44
C.Coleman H,3 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.00
Patton S,13 2 2 0 0 2 3 1.13
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Straily L,3-1 8 4 2 2 1 7 3.96
Humber 1 1 0 0 1 1 3.66

  IBB–Paredes (Humber).

  T–2:37. A–4,696.

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