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Cats Lose Lead, Rally in Ninth for 4-3 Win Over Aviators

Overcome Unearned Run in Top of Ninth for Fifth Walk-Off Win
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Neither team scored more than one run in any inning during Thursday’s game three between the Sacramento River Cats and Las Vegas Aviators, and after Las Vegas came back to score the tying run in the top of the ninth, Sacramento snapped their four-game losing streak

Homers Highlight Night for Cats but Aviators Snatch Win

Home Runs Come from Trio of Nottingham, Matos and Gigliotti
June 8, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For the fourth time this season the Sacramento River Cats launched a trio of home runs, but the power surge was not enough to overcome Las Vegas as the Aviators secured an 8-5 victory in game two. Both sides started their scoring in the first, with

Cats Come Close, but Aviators Hold for 2-1 Win 

Fitzgerald, Gigliotti Generate Multi-Hit Games and Combine for Four Hits
June 7, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Pitching for both sides was stiff in the series-opening contest between the Sacramento River Cats and the Las Vegas Aviators, but despite a run from Sacramento that cut the Las Vegas lead to just one in the eighth, the Aviators held on for a 2-1 victory.

Sacramento Splits Series After Three-Run Homer by Tacoma

Wilson Drives in Only Run for River Cats, Matos Extends Hitting Streak
June 4, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – One swing of the bat was the undoing for the Sacramento River Cats in the series finale against the Tacoma Rainiers on Sunday, with Jake Scheiner once again doing the damage as his three-run homer in the fifth was the difference in a 4-1 Tacoma win.

Grand Slam Swings Momentum as Cats Fall to Rainiers

Villar Drives in a Pair, Matos Tallies Fifth Three-Hit Contest
June 4, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seeking to capture a series win in game five of a six-game set, the Sacramento River Cats were on their way to accomplishing that goal as they held a 4-1 lead after their swings in the fifth, but a grand slam for the Tacoma Rainiers seized

Five-Run Innings Provide Offense for Cats in Win Over Rainiers

Top Third of Lineup Combines for Nine Hits, Nine RBI
June 3, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two innings contained all the damage for the Sacramento River Cats on Friday, producing a pair of five-run innings that included a towering home run by David Villar, who drove in five RBI on the night, as Sacramento went on to top the Tacoma Rainiers by

Matos, Nottingham Do Damage for Cats in 7-3 Win Over Rainiers

Each Record Four Hits Including Home Run, Stotman Goes Five Innings for Win
June 2, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Half of the 16 hits by the Sacramento River Cats in their Thursday contest came from the duo of Luis Matos and Jacob Nottingham, as the pair produced four hits with one home run apiece to help power Sacramento past the Tacoma Rainiers, 7-3. For the

Walk Off Sees Tacoma Even Series with Sacramento

Villar Drives in Three Runs, Offense Draws Season-High 13 Walks
June 1, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Twice the Sacramento River Cats were one out away from taking a 2-0 series lead in a six-game set over the Tacoma Rainiers, but Tacoma generated a rally each time that powered them back to a 7-6 walk-off victory in 10 innings. Each team put a

Sacramento Starts Series Strong Against Tacoma, 4-1

Pitching Staff Shines with 12 Strikeouts, Genoves Drives Home Two
May 31, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Starting the series on an impressive note, the Sacramento River Cats offense totaled 12 hits including a key two-run double from Ricardo Genoves while the pitching staff combined for 12 strikeouts started by the effort of Keaton Winn, leading from start to finish in the series

Harrison Earns Second PCL Pitcher of the Week Honor in May

Southpaw Combines for 14 Strikeouts in Two Starts Against Oklahoma City
May 29, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento River Cats left-handed pitcher and San Francisco Giants top pitching prospect Kyle Harrison was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of May 22-28. Over the last seven days the San Jose, Calif. native made two starts against the Oklahoma

Sacramento Nearly Splits Series, but Dodgers Take Finale

Nottingham Produces Second Multi-Hit Game, Wilson Blasts Sixth Homer
May 28, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Run-scoring hits in the third and fifth innings had the Sacramento River Cats ahead of the top team in the Pacific Coast League until the seventh, when the Oklahoma City Dodgers pushed across runs in each of the final three frames to snatch a series win

Fitzgerald the Hero, Doubles to Help River Cats Top Dodgers

Bullpen Combines for Five Scoreless Frames in Victory
May 28, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For nearly each of the beginning seven innings on Friday, the Sacramento River Cats had runners on base but could not push across a run. That was, until the home half of the eighth when Tyler Fitzgerald came up clutch once again this season thanks to

River Cats Draw Level Late, But Dodgers Squeeze Out Victory

Nottingham Posts Multi-Hit Game in Sacramento Debut
May 27, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats leveled their Friday night contest against the Oklahoma City Dodgers during the seventh inning, but a sacrifice fly in the ninth gave Oklahoma City just enough to steal game four of the six-game series by a 5-4 final. Two-out magic was the

Homers Hinder Cats in Loss to Dodgers

Wilson Homers, Matos Reaches Base Four Times
May 26, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seeking to snatch consecutive victories against the top team in the Pacific Coast League after a walk-off victory 24 hours ago, the Sacramento River Cats had an early lead against the Oklahoma City Dodgers after scoring in their first trip to the dish, but three multi-run

River Cats Complete Comeback, Walk Off Over Dodgers

Genoves Delivers Clutch Three-Run Homer, Villar Drives in Winning Run
May 25, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wednesday night saw the Sacramento River Cats snap their three-game skid, storming back against the Oklahoma City Dodgers with five unanswered runs starting in the seventh before ultimately walking off as winners for the fourth time this season in a 6-5 decision that took 10 innings.

Sacramento Leads Until Late, Dodgers Take Series Opener

River Cats Homer in Eighth Straight Contest while Pitchers Strike Out 17
May 24, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats led the majority of the series opener against the Oklahoma City Dodgers thanks to big hits from Matt Beaty and Isan Diaz, but a timely rally for Oklahoma City in the eighth spurred them to take game one from Sacramento by a

Homer Streak Continues but River Cats Drop Finale to Aces

Diaz, Beaty Contribute Pair of Two-Run Blasts
May 21, 2023

RENO, Nev. – Sunday’s series finale between the Sacramento River Cats and the Reno Aces swung back-and-forth in the early innings and contained explosive offense, including a massive two-run shot in the 2023 debut from Isan Diaz, until a hailstorm called an end to the contest in the seventh inning

River Cats Homer Again but Aces Prevail

Wilson’s Ninth-Inning Blast Marks Sixth Straight Game for Sacramento
May 20, 2023

RENO, Nev. – An early run helped the Sacramento River Cats hold the first edge in Saturday’s showdown with the Reno Aces, but despite Sacramento homering in a sixth straight game, Reno scored 11 unanswered runs which helped power them past the River Cats by a 17-3 final. Scoring first

Three Homers Power River Cats Past Aces 7-3

Coulter Generates First Multi-Homer Game This Season, Matos Collects Three Hits
May 20, 2023

RENO, Nev. – For the third time this season the Sacramento River Cats bashed three home runs, two of which came from the Bat of Clint Coulter, helping the River Cats snap a three-game losing streak at the hands of the Reno Aces with a 7-3 victory on Friday night.

Beaty Blasts Third Homer but Aces Top Cats

Four River Cats Earn Multi-Hit Games
May 19, 2023

RENO, Nev. – For a fourth consecutive game the Sacramento River Cats left the yard with a home run, but it could not stop the Reno Aces on Friday as they captured their third win in a row over the River Cats by an 11-3 final. Bryce Jarvis (2-2) was

Sacramento Comes Within One but Reno Rallies

Bailey Hits Second Homer While Harrison Strikes Out Five
May 18, 2023

RENO, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats came within a run in their effort to overcome an early three-run home run by the Reno Aces, but Reno added insurance with runs in the fourth and fifth to take game two of the series by a 9-4 final on Wednesday. Both

Villar Scores Three, Drives in Three During Loss to Reno 

Walker, Waites Work Scoreless Innings in Latter Stages
May 16, 2023

RENO, Nev. – Entering their first road series in the month of May after closing out their longest homestand of the year with a 9-3 record, the Sacramento River Cats could not keep up with the bats of the Reno Aces on Tuesday as Reno jumped out to a large

Fitzgerald Named PCL Player of the Week

Posted Hits in All Six Games with Seven Extra Base Hits
May 15, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento River Cats infielder top-20 San Francisco Giants prospect Tyler Fitzgerald was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for May 8-14. Fitzgerald played in all six games against the Salt Lake Bees last week for the River Cats, batting safely and scoring at

Sacramento Walks Off for Third Time in 4-3 Win Over Salt Lake

Wilson Hits Third Homer, Fitzgerald Logs Three Extra Base Hits
May 14, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A scoreless contest into the latter stages of the game, the Sacramento River Cats were able to capture a win in what became an exciting and eventful game down the stretch, overcoming a Salt Lake Bees run in the top of the ninth with a pair

River Cats Clinch Series Win with 3-2 Victory Over Bees 

Fitzgerald and Welker Extend Respective Hitting Streaks to Six Games
May 14, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Saturday’s showdown between the Sacramento River Cats and the Salt Lake Bees was close throughout with neither team holding more than a two-run lead, but a pair of runs in the home half of the sixth were the difference as the River Cats secured a series