Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats’ bats heat up late in 6-2 victory over Grizzlies

• Highlight: Jose Martinez’s two-run homer in the sixth inning tied the score, then Andy Parrino’s two-run single in the seventh inning gave the visiting River Cats the lead in their 6-2 win over Fresno.

• Back with the Cats: Tommy Milone, recently sent by the A’s to the River Cats, made his 2014 debut with Sacramento. He allowed one run in four innings.

• Winning debut: Center fielder Kenny Wilson, also playing in his first game for Sacramento this year, had two hits and a sacrifice fly.

• Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (9-2, 4.47 ERA) vs. Fresno LHP Jose De Paula (2-3, 4.23), 7:05 p.m., Chukchansi Park, Fresno.

Bee Sports staff, rivercats.com


River Cats 6, Grizzlies 2

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Wilson cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 .400
Elmore 2b 2 0 2 1 2 0 .259
Parrino ss 4 0 1 2 1 1 .282
Barton dh 5 0 0 0 0 3 .280
Whitaker rf 5 0 3 0 0 1 .235
Buss lf 4 2 1 0 1 1 .277
Jos.Martinez 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 .264
Aliotti 1b 3 1 0 0 1 1 .229
Ortiz c 1 1 0 0 3 0 .240
Totals 33 6 10 6 8 9 .279
Fresno AB R H BI BB SO Avg
D.Ford cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .311
Noonan 2b 5 1 1 0 0 2 .248
Abreu 3b 5 0 2 1 0 0 .279
Duvall 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .310
Susac dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 .272
Quiroz c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .263
Minicozzi lf 4 0 2 1 0 2 .291
C.Dominguez ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 .263
Krill rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .229
Totals 35 2 9 2 3 8 .277
RIVER CATS 000 002 220 6 10 2
Fresno 000 110 000 2 9 0

 E–Jos.Martinez (4); Fe.Rodriguez (2). LOB–RIVER CATS 9; Fresno 10. 2B–Elmore (5); Whitaker (2); Noonan (10); Quiroz (11). HR–Jos.Martinez (4) off Reifer. RBIs–Jos.Martinez 2 (40), Parrino 2 (45), Wilson (1), Elmore (7); Minicozzi (34), Abreu (25). SB–Buss (8) 3B; Wilson (1) 3B; D.Ford 2 (20) 2B; Abreu (3) 2B. S–D.Ford. SF–Elmore. RISP–RIVER CATS 3-for-13; Fresno 3-for-16. Runners left in scoring position–Barton 3; Aliotti; Parrino 2; D.Ford; C.Dominguez 3; Susac 2; Krill; Abreu. GIDP–Jos.Martinez, Whitaker, Buss; Quiroz. DP–RIVER CATS 1; Fresno 3.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Milone 4 4 1 1 2 0 2.25
Fe.Rodriguez 1 2 1 0 0 2 2.03
Smyth W,5-2 12/3 1 0 0 1 2 2.97
McBryde H,6 11/3 1 0 0 0 2 2.74
Scribner 1 1 0 0 0 2 3.12
Fresno IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Ed.Escobar 5 3 0 0 4 3 5.06
Reifer L,5-1 1 3 4 4 2 3 5.08
Runzler 11/3 2 2 2 1 2 3.49
Hembree 2/3 1 0 0 1 1 3.86
Dunning 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.08

 Reifer pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

  WP–Smyth, Ed.Escobar, Runzler. Inherited runners-scored–McBryde 1-0, Runzler 3-2, Hembree 2-2.

  T–3:35. A–5,642.

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