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River Cats glance: Round Rock racks up doubles in victory

ROUND ROCK RACKS UP DOUBLES IN VICTORY

Highlight: The River Cats gave up a franchise-record nine doubles in a 7-5 loss to the host Round Rock (Texas) Express on Tuesday night. The previous high was eight on Aug. 27, 2008 at Tacoma.

Rough return: River Cats starter Zach Neal, rejoining Sacramento after a month with Class-A Advanced Stockton and Double-A Midland, allowed nine hits and four runs in five innings. He received a no-decision as the defeat went to Phil Humber, who gave up five hits and three runs in two innings.

Bright spots: Shane Peterson went 2 for 4 with a three-run homer, and Andy Parrino hit a solo home run for the River Cats.

Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (6-2, 5.35 ERA) at Round Rock RHP Justin Germano (2-6, 4.14), 5:05 p.m., Dell Diamond, Round Rock, Texas.


Express 7, River Cats 5

River Cats AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Elmore dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 .259
Parrino ss 4 2 2 1 1 1 .312
Ladendorf 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .321
Barton 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .280
Peterson rf 4 1 2 3 0 1 .314
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 0 3 0 0 0 .272
Buss cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .280
Walsh lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .395
Ortiz c 3 0 0 0 1 0 .239
Totals 36 5 10 5 2 5 .284
Round Rock AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Tanaka 2b 4 0 0 1 0 1 .265
Rosales 3b 3 1 2 1 2 0 .290
Petersen rf 5 1 3 0 0 1 .259
Arencibia c 5 1 1 2 0 2 .260
Hoying cf 4 1 2 2 0 1 .248
C.Pena dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250
Jo.Wilson ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250
Nicholas 1b 4 1 3 1 0 1 .269
Strausborger lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .254
Totals 37 7 14 7 2 7 .257
River Cats 103 000 100 5 10 0
Round Rock 010 032 10x 7 14 1

  E–Petersen (4). LOB–River Cats 6; Round Rock 9. 2B–Jo.Wilson (5); Nicholas 2 (12); Petersen 2 (20); C.Pena (1); Arencibia (3); Hoying (15); Rosales (16). HR–Peterson (5) off McCutchen; Parrino (4) off McCutchen; Hoying (13) off Humber. RBIs–Ladendorf (37), Peterson 3 (39), Parrino (32); Nicholas (25), Arencibia 2 (16), Hoying 2 (42), Tanaka (22), Rosales (39). SB–Peterson (10) 2B; Strausborger (11) 2B; Rosales (3) 2B. SF–Tanaka. RISP–River Cats 1 for 8; Round Rock 4 for 16. Runners left in scoring position–Peterson; Elmore; Jos.Martinez; Strausborger 3; Hoying 2; Jo.Wilson; Arencibia 2. GIDP–Elmore.

River Cats IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Neal 5 9 4 4 1 5 5.14
Humber L,1-4 2 5 3 3 0 0 4.00
Savery 1 0 0 0 1 2 2.70
Round Rock IP H R ER BB SO ERA
McCutchen W,2-5 6 8 4 4 1 2 7.48
Bonilla H,2 2 2 1 1 0 2 5.06
Feliz S,3 1 0 0 0 1 1 3.97

  T–2:54. A–8,064.

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