Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Taylor knocks in two to help Lindblom to win

• Highlight: Michael Taylor had a two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning, Josh Lindblom earned the win and Evan Scribner notched his ninth save to help the River Cats edge the Omaha Storm Chasers 3-2 Tuesday night at Raley Field.

• Power outage: The River Cats rank last in home runs in the Pacific Coast League with 44. They have hit 17 at home and 27 on the road.

• Weird streak: Omaha’s Paulo Orlando extended his road hitting streak to 33 games with a single in the third inning.

• A.L. dominance: The River Cats are 18-11 against American League affiliates – Omaha-Kansas City Royals (1-1), Salt Lake-Los Angeles Angels (11-5), Tacoma-Seattle Mariners (6-5) and 20-16 against National League affiliates – Las Vegas-New York Mets (5-3), Fresno-Giants (5-3), El Paso-San Diego Padres (5-7), Albuquerque-Los Angeles Dodgers (5-3).

• Today: River Cats RHP Matt Buschmann (4-1, 4.19) vs. Omaha LHP John Lamb (2-5, 3,82), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


RIVER CATS 3, STORM CHASERS 2

Omaha AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Orlando lf 5 1 1 1 0 2 .332
C.Colon 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .276
Giavotella dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 .302
Maxwell cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .297
Paredes ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .318
Eibner rf 4 0 1 0 0 3 .225
F.Pena c 4 0 2 0 0 1 .254
1-Merrifield pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
Bocock 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 .315
M.Fields 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Totals 36 2 9 2 1 11 .278
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Elmore 2b 4 1 2 0 0 1 .400
Ladendorf 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
Parrino ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 .305
Barton dh 4 1 0 0 0 0 .317
Freiman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .279
Peterson cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .296
M.Taylor rf 3 0 2 2 0 0 .250
Buss lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .288
Jos.Martinez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .270
Ortiz c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .240
Totals 30 3 7 2 1 6 .284
Omaha 002 000 000 2 9 1
RIVER CATS 000 003 00x 3 7 0

1-Ran for F.Pena in the 9th.

E–Paredes (1). LOB–Omaha 8; RIVER CATS 4. 2B–Bocock (5); Elmore (1). RBIs–Orlando (25), Giavotella (18); M.Taylor 2 (30). SB–Paredes 2 (10) 2B; C.Colon (10) 2B. RISP–Omaha 2-for-15; RIVER CATS 1-for-5. Runners left in scoring position–F.Pena; Maxwell; Paredes; Orlando 2; Parrino; Buss. GIDP–Buss. DP–Omaha 1.

Omaha IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Brooks L,5-2 52/3 7 3 0 1 4 2.79
L.Coleman 21/3 0 0 0 0 2 2.84
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Lindblom W,3-3 61/3 6 2 2 1 6 6.50
Smyth H,8 11/3 1 0 0 0 2 3.33
Marks H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 5.58
Scribner S,9 1 2 0 0 0 3 4.56

Inherited runners-scored–L.Coleman 2-0, Smyth 2-0, Marks 1-0. T–2:42. A–5,089.

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