Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Peterson leads Cats over Round Rock

• Highlight: Shane Peterson went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and two runs, leading the River Cats to a 7-5 victory over the Round Rock Express on Friday in Round Rock, Texas. The teams split the four-game series.

• Early lead : Sacramento led 5-0 entering the bottom of the fifth inning. Peterson and Nate Freiman hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first, and Jake Elmore, Anthony Aliotti and Jose Martinez each doubled in a run in the third.

• Round Rock rally: Bryan Peterson hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to cut the Express’ deficit to 5-4. But Shane Peterson drove in the eventual winning run for the River Cats with an RBI single in the sixth.

• He’s a winner: Cats starter Josh Lindblom improved to 4-3 despite giving up four runs (all earned) in six innings.

• Today: River Cats RHP Matt Buschmann (5-2, 4.88 ERA) vs. New Orleans LHP Brian Flynn (6-5, 3.69), 4 p.m., Zephyr Field, New Orleans.

– rivercats.com


River Cats 7, Express 5

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss rf 5 1 0 0 0 0 .273
Parrino ss 4 1 1 0 1 2 .308
Peterson cf 5 2 3 2 0 1 .317
Freiman dh 4 1 1 1 1 1 .276
Elmore lf 4 1 2 2 1 1 .273
Aliotti 1b 5 0 2 1 0 2 .184
Jos.Martinez 3b 5 0 3 1 0 0 .274
Ortiz c 5 0 1 0 0 2 .232
Ladendorf 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .318
Totals 42 7 15 7 3 10 .283
Round Rock AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Tanaka 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .258
Rosales 3b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .284
Petersen rf 4 2 2 5 0 1 .261
Arencibia dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Hoying cf 3 0 1 0 1 2 .247
C.Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .308
Jo.Wilson ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Nicholas c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Strausborger lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .251
Totals 34 5 8 5 3 7 .254
RIVER CATS 203 001 010 7 15 2
Round Rock 000 040 010 5 8 1

E–Parrino (10); Peterson (4); C.Pena (1). LOB–River Cats 11; Round Rock 5. 2B–Peterson (18); Freiman (20); Elmore (2); Jos.Martinez (9); Tanaka (7). HR–Petersen 2 (10) off Lindblom. RBIs–Peterson 2 (42), Freiman (64), Elmore 2 (2), Aliotti (6), Jos.Martinez (35); Petersen 5 (41). SB–Buss (5) 2B; Peterson (11) 2B; Elmore (2) 2B; Strausborger (12) 2B. CS–Jos.Martinez (1) 2B. RISP–River Cats 7-for-21; Round Rock 2-for-6. Runners left in scoring position–Aliotti 4; Parrino 2; Buss 2; Arencibia; Petersen. GIDP–Jo.Wilson. DP–River Cats 2; Round Rock 1.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Lindblom W,4-3 6 4 4 4 3 4 6.19
Fe.Rodriguez H,3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2.29
Savery H,4 1 3 1 1 0 1 3.00
McBryde S,6 1 0 0 0 0 1 3.09
Round Rock IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Mikolas L,4-1 5 10 5 4 1 4 3.49
Richmond 2 4 1 1 1 2 7.65
Bonilla 2 1 1 1 1 4 5.02

WP–Bonilla.

T–3:06. A–10,146.

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