Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Ground rule double lifts Cats in 10th

Highlight: Nick Buss hit a ground rule double, his fourth hit of the game, with two out in the 10th inning to score Anthony Aliotti, who had three doubles, and give the River Cats a 7-6 walkoff win over the Las Vegas 51s on Saturday night at Raley Field.

Walkoffs: The River Cats have had nine walkoff wins this season. They also have won games on a homer by Andy Parrino, a single and sacrifice fly by Nate Freiman, singles by Jose Martinez and Ryan Ortiz, a double and single by Alden Carrithers and once on an error.

Hot bat: Shane Peterson had 31st multi-hit game and now leads the Pacific Coast League in hits (100) and at-bats (320). His .344 batting average at Raley Field leads all River Cats hitters.

Carrithers’ status: The River Cats third baseman, who went on the disabled list June 2 and has missed 22 games, is expected to be activated today.

Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (7-2, 4.78 ERA) vs. Las Vegas 51s RHP Logan Verrett (6-2, 4.69), 5:05 p.m., Raley Field.

– Mark McDermott,

Special to The Bee


River Cats 7, 51s 6

Las Vegas AB R H BI BB SO Avg
den Dekker cf 5 1 2 2 0 2 .288
Muno 3b 5 1 3 0 0 1 .265
W.Flores ss 5 0 3 2 0 1 .307
Dykstra dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 .286
A.Brown rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 .347
Allen 1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 .267
Seratelli lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .231
Quintanilla 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 .243
a-M.Reynolds ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 2 .400
Centeno c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .290
b-Plawecki ph-c 1 0 0 0 1 0 .125
Totals 41 6 12 6 2 7 .284
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss lf 6 2 4 1 0 1 .275
Parrino ss 5 1 1 1 0 1 .292
Peterson cf 4 2 2 2 0 0 .313
Barton 1b 3 1 2 1 2 1 .286
Elmore 2b 5 0 0 0 0 2 .219
Whitaker rf 5 0 2 2 0 0 .250
Aliotti dh 5 1 3 0 0 1 .227
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 0 0 0 1 1 .270
Exposito c 5 0 2 0 0 2 .286
Totals 42 7 16 7 3 9 .281
Las Vegas 101 003 001 0– 6 12 0
RIVER CATS 104 001 000 1– 7 16 2

E–Elmore (2); Exposito (1). LOB–Las Vegas 9; RIVER CATS 10. 2B–den Dekker (14); W.Flores 2 (7); A.Brown (16); Peterson (21); Parrino (14); Aliotti 3 (8); Buss (10). 3B–den Dekker (4). HR–Dykstra (11) off McBryde. RBIs–W.Flores 2 (29), Allen (26), den Dekker 2 (33), Dykstra (53); Barton (17), Parrino (35), Peterson 2 (47), Whitaker 2 (2), Buss (39). SB–Buss (7) 2B. S–Seratelli. SF–Peterson. RISP–Las Vegas 4-for-13; RIVER CATS 4-for-13. Runners left in scoring position–A.Brown; Dykstra 2; Muno 3; Jos.Martinez 2; Elmore 2; Exposito. GIDP–Dykstra, A.Brown; Parrino, Aliotti. DP–Las Vegas 2; RIVER CATS 2.

Las Vegas IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Verrett 32/3 11 5 5 2 3 4.69
Reid 11/3 1 0 0 0 1 3.61
Church 3 2 1 1 0 2 3.63
Thornton L,1-4 12/3 2 1 1 1 3 4.33
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Neal 52/3 11 5 3 0 2 4.96
Jo.Flores 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 4.60
O’Flaherty H,3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
Savery H,6 1 0 0 0 2 3 2.74
McBryde 1 1 1 1 0 1 3.31
Smyth W,3-1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.84

Inherited runners-scored–Reid 3-0, Jo.Flores 1-0. T–3:30. A–12,505.

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