Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: Cats are shut down on a one-hitter by the 51s’ Montero at Raley Field

• Highlight: Rafael Montero allowed one hit and no runs over eight innings and struck out 11 as the Las Vegas 51s downed the River Cats 3-0 on Tuesday night at Raley Field.

• Tough road ahead: The River Cats (66-52) have 26 games left. They have 13 games on the road – five against Reno (64-54) beginning Thursday and four against Memphis (60-57) and Nashville (62-55). They have 13 games at home – four against Colorado Springs (47-59) and Oklahoma City (50-59) and five with Reno to finish the season.

• Streak on: Nick Buss singled in the fifth inning to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.

• Pen a strength: The River Cats’ current bullpen of Paul Smyth (5-2), Joe Savery (6-1-1), Jeremy McBryde (3-2-11), Tucker Healy (1-0), Fernando Rodriguez (2-0), Phillip Humber (4-4-1), Seth Frankoff (0-1-1) and Evan Scribner (4-1-14) have combined for 25 wins and 28 saves.

• Today: No game scheduled.

Mark McDermott,

Bee Correspondent


51s 3, River Cats 0

Las Vegas AB R H BI BB SO Avg
den Dekker cf 4 1 2 0 1 0 .331
M.Reynolds ss 4 0 1 0 1 1 .329
Dykstra dh 3 0 0 1 0 2 .271
Satin 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .289
Allen 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Plawecki c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .240
Vaughn lf 3 1 0 0 1 3 .225
Puello rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .243
Seratelli 2b 3 0 2 2 1 0 .281
Totals 32 3 8 3 5 7 .281
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
B.Burns cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .100
Parrino ss 4 0 0 0 0 3 .281
Peterson lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .314
Barton dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 .280
Buss rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .294
Carrithers 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Walsh 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .295
L.Martinez c 2 0 0 0 1 0 .255
Aliotti 1b 3 0 0 0 0 3 .259
Totals 27 0 1 0 2 14 .278
Las Vegas 110 001 000 3 8 0
RIVER CATS 000 000 000 0 1 1

E–McGuire (1). LOB–Las Vegas 8; RIVER CATS 2. 2B–Puello (13); Satin (21). RBIs–Dykstra (67), Seratelli 2 (24). SB–M.Reynolds (7) 2B; Vaughn (4) 2B. SF–Dykstra. RISP–Las Vegas 1-for-12; RIVER CATS 0-for-2. Runners left in scoring position–Allen; Dykstra 2; Vaughn; M.Reynolds 2; L.Martinez. GIDP–Carrithers. DP–Las Vegas 1; RIVER CATS 2.

Las Vegas IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Montero W,6-3 8 1 0 0 2 11 3.28
Bradford S,3 1 0 0 0 0 3 3.38
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
McGuire L,1-1 52/3 8 3 3 4 4 1.98
Frankoff 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 7.80
Savery 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.17
Humber 1 0 0 0 0 2 4.03
McBryde 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.17

Inherited runners-scored–Frankoff 2-0. WP–Montero.

T–2:34. A–7,269.

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