Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats rally in ninth to top New ORleans

Highlight: The River Cats scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the host New Orleans Zephyrs 4-3 on Sunday. Nate Freiman drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single to tie the score 3-3, and Nick Buss had another bases-loaded single for his second RBI of the game.

Clutch hitter: Freiman is 8 for 17 (.471) with 25 RBIs with the bases loaded this season.

Take a bow: The Cats’ Jose Martinez went 3 for 4 with a walk.

Short start: Eric O’Flaherty, making his first start of the season in his fourth rehab appearance for the River Cats, allowed one hit in two scoreless innings. Zach Neal pitched the next five innings, giving up two runson six hits.

Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (7-2, 4.91 ERA) vs. New Orleans RHP Elih Villanueva (8-3, 2.85), 5 p.m., Zephyr Field, New Orleans.


River Cats 4, Zephyrs 3

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Elmore 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .256
Ladendorf ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 .311
Reddick dh 5 1 1 0 0 1 .438
Freiman 1b 3 1 1 2 2 0 .275
Peterson cf 4 0 1 0 1 1 .312
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 0 3 0 1 0 .282
Buss rf 4 0 1 2 1 0 .273
Walsh lf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .327
Lipkin c 4 1 2 0 0 0 .269
Totals 39 4 11 4 5 6 .283
New Orleans AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Angle cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .225
Cox 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 .287
Canha 1b 4 1 3 1 0 0 .303
Brantly c 4 0 2 1 0 1 .274
D.Solano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .077
Valdespin rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .264
J.Rodriguez dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 .278
Diaz ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 .281
Bogusevic lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .246
Totals 35 3 10 3 1 7 .268
RIVER CATS 000 000 013 4 11 0
New Orleans 002 000 010 3 10 3

  E–Cox 2 (5); D.Solano (1). LOB–RIVER CATS 13; New Orleans 6. 2B–Angle (6); Canha (14). HR–Diaz (6) off Neal. RBIs–Buss 2 (37), Freiman 2 (66); Diaz (37), Canha (45), Brantly (19). SB–Canha (2) 2B. CS–Reddick (1) 2B; Valdespin (7) 2B. RISP–RIVER CATS 3 for 11; New Orleans 2 for 7. Runners left in scoring position–Peterson; Elmore; Walsh 4; Brantly; Cox; Valdespin. GIDP–Buss; D.Solano. DP–RIVER CATS 1; New Orleans 1.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
O’Flaherty 2 1 0 0 0 1 3.18
Neal 5 6 2 2 1 4 4.98
Humber W,2-4 1 2 1 1 0 2 4.14
McBryde S,7 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.00
New Orleans IP H R ER BB SO ERA
A.Conley 52/3 4 0 0 2 2 4.08
D.Jennings H,1 2 2 1 0 1 3 3.38
Caminero H,3 1/3 1 0 0 1 1 6.23
Roe L,3-3 2/3 4 3 1 1 0 3.20
Dayton 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3.50

  Inherited runners-scored–D.Jennings 2-0, Caminero 2-1, Dayton 3-0.

  T–3:03. A–3,434.

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