Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats rally in seventh inning but come up short against Albuquerque

Highlight: Carlos Triunfel’s two-out solo homer in the eighth inning gave Albuquerque an 8-7 win over the visiting River Cats on Saturday.

Rally shoes: The Cats tied the score 7-7 with a four-run rally in the seventh inning. Daric Barton hit a leadoff homer, and Shane Peterson singled in a run. The Cats got their other runs on a double play and a fielder’s choice.

Take a bow: Peterson went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs. He is 9 for 15 with eight RBIs in the series. Luis Exposito also went 2 for 4.

Rough going: Cats starter Tommy Milone, optioned by the A’s when they acquired Jeff Samardzija, allowed eight hits and six earned runs in five innings.

Today: River Cats RHP Arnold Leon (9-3, 4.47 ERA) vs. Albuquerque RHP Carlos Frias (6-4, 4.65), 5:05 p.m., Isotopes Park.

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Isotopes 8, River Cats 7

RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss cf 3 2 1 0 2 0 .279
Elmore ss 5 1 1 1 0 0 .261
Peterson dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 .320
Whitaker rf 3 0 0 1 0 2 .209
Barton 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 .291
Jos.Martinez 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 .267
Carrithers 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .308
Exposito c 4 0 2 0 0 1 .318
Wilson lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .167
Totals 33 7 8 5 3 6 .281
Albuquerque AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Figgins lf 3 3 2 0 1 0 .313
T.Robinson lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .242
Pederson cf 2 2 1 2 2 0 .327
Federowicz c 3 0 0 0 1 0 .313
C.Robinson dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 .306
Peterson 1b 3 2 2 1 1 0 .400
Romak 3b 4 0 1 2 0 1 .273
Baxter rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 .269
W.Ibarra 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .255
Triunfel ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 .214
Totals 32 8 10 8 5 5 .281
RIVER CATS 000 300 400 7 8 1
Albuquerque 103 210 01x 8 10 2

E–Elmore (7); Peterson (2); Triunfel (6). LOB – RIVER CATS 4; Albuquerque 5. 2B–Peterson (29). HR–Barton (3) off Patterson; Pederson (19) off Milone; Peterson (4) off Milone; Triunfel (2) off Milone. RBIs–Peterson 2 (65), Whitaker (10), Barton (25), Elmore (11); C.Robinson (59), Romak 2 (53), Baxter (21), Pederson 2 (48), Peterson (12), Triunfel (18). CS–Elmore (3) 2B. SF–Whitaker. RISP–RIVER CATS 3-for-8; Albuquerque 3-for-8. Runners left in scoring position–Carrithers; Elmore; Federowicz.

RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Milone 5 8 7 6 4 3 7.00
Smyth 2 1 0 0 1 0 2.81
Savery L,5-1 1 1 1 1 0 2 2.67
Albuquerque IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Patterson 6 4 6 6 2 4 5.40
Ravin W,1-0 2 2 1 1 1 1 9.00
P.Baez S,4 1 2 0 0 0 1 4.24

Inherited runners-scored–Ravin 2-2.

  T–2:48. A–12,579.

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