Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Reno strikes early in win over Cats

Highlight: A six-run first inning sparked the host Reno Aces to a 12-4 victory over the River Cats on Saturday night.

Pouring it on: Alfredo Marte and Danny Dom hit two-run homers off Tim Atherton during the Reno first. Garrett Weber had a three-run homer in the fourth, when the Aces went ahead 11-0.

Short stint: Atherton lasted only one inning, giving up six runs on five hits and two walks.

Emergency duty: River Cats designated hitter Colin Walsh pitched the last two innings, allowing four hits and one run, walking one and striking out one.

Bright spots: Josh Whitaker hit a solo homer in the River Cats’ sixth, and Alden Carrithers had two RBIs, the last on a bases-loaded walk in the ninth.

Today: River Cats TBD at Reno RHP Lucas Harrell (4-1, 4.50 ERA), 6:05 p.m., Aces Ballpark, Reno.

– milb.com


Aces 12, River Cats 4

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Carrithers lf 3 0 0 2 2 0 .302
Elmore 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .223
Parrino ss 3 0 0 0 1 2 .277
Whitaker rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 .182
Peterson cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .307
Aliotti 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .247
Jos.Martinez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .267
Walsh dh-p 3 1 2 0 1 0 .318
Ortiz c 3 0 1 1 0 1 .241
Totals 31 4 5 4 6 8 .277
Reno AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Freeman cf 5 1 1 0 1 0 .296
A.Cunningham lf 5 0 1 1 0 0 .257
Al.Marte rf 2 1 1 2 2 1 .333
a-D.Martin ph-rf 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000
Jacobs dh 5 2 2 1 0 1 .301
Dorn 1b 4 3 2 2 1 0 .316
Weber 3b 4 3 3 3 1 0 .429
Lalli c 5 0 1 1 0 1 .262
A.Diaz ss 4 1 1 0 1 1 .357
R.Cedeno 2b 3 1 3 2 1 0 .444
Totals 38 12 16 12 7 4 .296
RIVER CATS 000 021 001 4 5 0
Reno 602 300 10x 12 16 0

LOB–RIVER CATS 7; Reno 10. 2B–Walsh (3); R.Cedeno (2); Lalli (12). HR–Whitaker (1) off Schultz; Al.Marte (9) off Atherton; Dorn (6) off Atherton; Weber (1) off Atherton. RBIs–Ortiz (16), Carrithers 2 (33), Whitaker (3); Al.Marte 2 (36), Dorn 2 (28), R.Cedeno 2 (4), Lalli (16), A.Cunningham (22), Weber 3 (4), Jacobs (62). SB–Freeman (2) 2B.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Atherton L,0-1 1 5 6 6 2 0 54.00
T.Healy 11/3 2 2 2 2 3 6.75
Frankoff 12/3 3 3 3 1 0 18.00
House 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.00
Savery 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.42
Walsh 2 4 1 1 1 1 4.50
Reno IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Schultz W,7-5 6 4 3 3 4 6 5.29
Loe 2 0 0 0 0 2 3.46
Barrett 2/3 1 1 1 2 0 4.05
B.Cooper 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3.00

Inherited runners-scored–Frankoff 3-1, B.Cooper 3-0. T–3:12. A–7,742.

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