Sacramento River Cats

River Cats glance: River Cats fall out of first place

• Highlight: Mike Jacobs hit two home runs and Garrett Weber added another as the Reno Aces downed the River Cats 7-5 on Friday night at Raley Field. The River Cats now trail the Aces by a game in the Pacific Northern Division.

• Still can win it: The River Cats can still win the title with two victories in their final three games against the Aces.

• Fall from first: Until Friday, the River Cats had been in first place or tied for first for 102 consecutive games.

• FYI: The River Cats have lost only one home series to the Aces in five-plus seasons.

• Buried early: For the second straight night, the River Cats fell behind early. They trailed 4-0 before they batted in the second inning. On Thursday, they were behind 8-0 before they batted a second time.

• Today: River Cats RHP Zach Neal (7-7, 4.25) vs. Reno Aces RHP Brandin Hagers (1-1, 1.42), 7:05 p.m., Raley Field.


Aces 7, River Cats 5

Reno AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Ahmed ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 .315
Dorn 1b 5 1 0 0 0 3 .312
An.Marte 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 .331
Jacobs dh 4 3 3 2 0 1 .302
Pollock cf 4 0 1 2 0 0 .132
Weber 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 .361
Kieschnick lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .262
Borenstein rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Bo.Wilson c 3 1 2 0 1 1 .270
Totals 38 7 12 6 1 8 .294
RIVER CATS AB R H BI BB SO Avg
Buss rf 3 1 1 0 2 1 .301
Ladendorf ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .297
Walsh 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .278
Barton 1b 2 2 1 1 3 0 .261
Peterson lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .308
Jos.Martinez 2b-ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 .276
B.Anderson c 4 0 1 1 1 2 .385
Carrithers 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 .285
Aliotti dh 4 0 3 2 0 0 .263
B.Burns cf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .196
Totals 36 5 12 5 7 8 .275
Reno 221 010 100 7 12 0
RIVER CATS 000 200 111 5 12 1

  E–Ladendorf (9). LOB–Reno 5; RIVER CATS 11. 2B–Ahmed (26). HR–Weber (7) off Castro; Jacobs 2 (18) off Castro. RBIs–Pollock 2 (7), An. Marte (78), Weber (30), Jacobs 2 (96); Aliotti 2 (21), Barton (53), B.Burns (5), B.Anderson (4). RISP–Reno 2-for-4; RIVER CATS 4-for-15. Runners left in scoring position–Kieschnick; Aliotti; B.Burns 2; Jos.Martinez; Walsh. GIDP–Dorn; Walsh, Jos.Martinez. DP–Reno 3; RIVER CATS 1.

Reno IP H R ER BB SO ERA
D.Hudson 1 1 0 0 1 1 0.00
Chafin W,5-6 5 6 3 3 5 4 5.34
Paterson 2/3 0 0 0 0 1 3.05
Munson 11/3 3 1 1 0 2 2.66
Barrett S,15 1 2 1 1 1 0 4.00
RIVER CATS IP H R ER BB SO ERA
A.Castro L,9-9 5 11 6 5 0 3 4.66
Smyth 2 1 1 1 0 2 3.05
Savery 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.91
Humber 1 0 0 0 1 2 3.71

Chafin pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. WP–Chafin, Paterson. Inherited runners scored–Paterson 2-1, Munson 1-0.

T–3:18. A–12,968.

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