Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Two homers power Express past Cats

Highlight: A three-run home run and a grand slam were more than enough for host Round Rock in a 7-1 win over the River Cats on Thursday in Round Rock, Texas.

Early lead: Shane Peterson’s RBI groundout scored Andy Parrino in the first to give the Cats an early 1-0 lead.

Gopher balls: Cats starter Dan Straily (4-2, 4.38 ERA) was tagged for a three-run home run in the third inning by catcher J.P. Arencibia. Straily surrendered a grand slam to Express designated hitter Brett Nicholas in the sixth, ending Straily’s night.

Reddick rehab: Cats right fielder Josh Reddick went 1 for 3 with an RBI and a walk. He also stole third base.

Today: River Cats RHP Josh Lindblom (3-3, 6.20 ERA) vs. Express RHP Miles Mikolas (4-0, 2.94), 5:05 p.m., Dell Diamond, Round Rock, Texas.


Express 7, River Cats 1

River Cats AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss cf 5 0 1 0 0 3 .278
Parrino ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 .309
Reddick rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333
Freiman 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .276
Peterson lf 4 0 0 1 0 2 .312
Elmore 3b 2 0 0 0 2 0 .241
Walsh dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .362
Lipkin c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .227
Ladendorf 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .317
Totals 32 1 6 1 6 7 .282
Round Rock AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Tanaka 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .254
Rosales 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .286
Petersen rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .257
Arencibia c 4 1 2 3 0 1 .262
Hoying cf 3 1 0 0 1 2 .246
C.Pena 1b 2 1 1 0 2 1 .333
Jo.Wilson ss 3 1 0 0 0 1 .238
Nicholas dh 3 1 1 4 0 1 .266
Strausborger lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Totals 29 7 6 7 4 8 .254
River Cats 100 000 000 1 6 0
Round Rock 003 004 00x 7 6 0

  LOB–River Cats 10; Round Rock 3. 2B–Reddick (1). HR–Arencibia (6) off Straily; Nicholas (5) off Straily. RBIs–Peterson (40); Arencibia 3 (19), Nicholas 4 (29). SB–Reddick (1) 3B; Elmore (1) 3B; Hoying (9) 2B. RISP–River Cats 1-for-8; Round Rock 2-for-3. Runners left in scoring position–Walsh 5; Reddick; Nicholas. GIDP–Ladendorf; Jo.Wilson. DP–River Cats 1; Round Rock 1.

River Cats IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Straily L,4-2 52/3 5 7 7 4 6 4.38
Smyth 11/3 0 0 0 0 0 3.07
Jo.Flores 1 1 0 0 0 2 5.00
Round Rock IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Irwin W,3-1 6 4 1 1 4 5 2.95
West 1 1 0 0 1 0 4.42
Adcock 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.00
Burns 1 1 0 0 0 1 7.44

  HBP–Jo.Wilson (Straily). WP–Straily 2, Adcock.

  T–2:41. A–9,401.

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