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Kitties Shut Out in Series Finale with Aviators

Whisenhunt Hurls Five Scoreless with Five Strikeouts
April 28, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For the first time in 2024 the River Cats were failed to score a run, as they were shutout by the Las Vegas Aviators on Sunday by a 7-0 final. Neither team could break through on the scoreboard until the middle innings, as both starters were

Late Homer Lifts Cats to Victory Over Aviators

Avila Remains Undefeated in Triple-A, Ramos Hits Go-Ahead Homer
April 28, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The power of Heliot Ramos showed up at just the right time for the Sacramento River Cats on Saturday, crushing a solo homer in the bottom of the eighth that sent Sacramento to a 5-4 victory over the Las Vegas Aviators. Both the River Cats (17-9)

Rain Slows River Cats Offense, Fall to Las Vegas 4-3

Munguia Drives in Two, Schmitt Hits in 14th Straight Game
April 27, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Level at 3-3 going into the middle innings, the Sacramento River Cats could not find the run to put them over the top, falling to the Las Vegas by a 4-3 final on Friday. For the 18th time this season the River Cats (16-9) scored first,

Six-Run Second Puts Sacramento on Cruise Control Against Las Vegas

Schmitt Extends Hitting Streak to 12 Games, Black Notches Second Win
April 26, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The biggest inning of the season for the Sacramento River Cats was the key to victory on Thursday, as Sacramento topped the Las Vegas Aviators in game three of their series by a 7-1 final. While the Aviators (10-13) struck during their first set of swings

Nine Straight Runs Spell Defeat for River Cats

Luciano Hits First Homer, Jefferies Solid Through Five
April 25, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An early lead through the first four innings could not hold for the Sacramento River Cats, as nine straight runs for the Las Vegas Aviators pushed them to a 10-4 victory over Sacramento on Wednesday. Despite scoring first in the contest for the 17th time this

Cats Return Home with 14-Run Outpouring Against Aviators

Schmitt Extends Streaks, Five Cats with Multi-RBI Games
April 23, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats were ready with the bats on Tuesday, as they opened their six-game series against the Las Vegas Aviators by pouring on 14 runs en route to a dominant 14-1 victory. Four of the five innings that the River Cats (15-7) scored in

Sacramento Winning Streak Stopped After Comeback Falls Short

Walton Earns Four Hits and Drives in Two; Helvey Continues Scoreless Stretch
April 21, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Sacramento River Cats nearly escaped an early hole after the Oklahoma City Baseball Club scored five times in the first two innings, but not even three runs in the eighth for Sacramento could keep their winning streak alive as they dropped a 5-4 decision on

Complete Victory for Kitties Over Oklahoma City on Saturday

Howard Sharp While Offense Tallies Five Doubles
April 20, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Shutdown pitching and three run-scoring doubles proved to be the difference for the Sacramento River Cats on Saturday, who took a lead in the middle innings that they would not relinquish resulting in their third straight victory for the third time this season behind a 3-1

Cats Fend Off Late Oklahoma City Comeback Attempt

Black Tosses Four Scoreless While Villar Launches Three-Run Blast
April 19, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Sacramento River Cats took a sizable lead in the early goings against the Oklahoma City Baseball Club but found themselves in a battle late, ultimately hanging on for their third win of the series by a 7-5 final on Wednesday. Continuing his momentum from his

Big Sixth Sparks Victory for Sacramento Over Oklahoma City

Schmitt Makes History as River Cats Win Seventh in Past Eight Games
April 18, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Sacramento River Cats struck early and added onto a slim lead with a five-run sixth inning, which was provided all the offense they needed as Sacramento topped the Oklahoma City Baseball Club by a 8-4 final on Thursday. For the 13th time this season the

Late Sacramento Surge Falls Just Short at Oklahoma City

Suffers First One-Run Road Loss Despite Two Late Runs in Eighth Inning
April 17, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – An early home run from Chase Pinder and a pair of runs late were not quite enough to lift the Sacramento River Cats to a seventh straight victory, as they saw an end to their winning streak with a 4-3 decision at the hands of the

Schmitt’s Homer Enough for Sacramento on Tuesday

Three-Run Home Run Provides All Offense While Seymour Captures First Victory
April 16, 2024

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Casey Schmitt provided all the offense needed for the Sacramento River Cats to win their sixth consecutive game, launching a three-run homer that resulted in a 3-2 decision over the Oklahoma City Baseball Club on Tuesday. The River Cats (11-5) wasted no time in taking the

Black’s Five Hitless Innings Earns PCL Pitcher of the Week Honor

Punches Out Seven in Start Against El Paso on April 12
April 15, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Coming off a dominant performance in his last outing, Sacramento River Cats starting pitcher and No. 7 prospect Mason Black was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 8-14 on Monday. In his only start of the week on

Sacramento Shuts Out El Paso in Series Finale on Sunday

Schmitt Homers Twice while Pitching Staff Keeps Chihuahuas Muzzled
April 14, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Finishing their series against the El Paso Chihuahuas on a strong note, the Sacramento River Cats crushed three homers and had sharp pitching efforts from three Sacramento hurlers as they captured their fifth consecutive win thanks to a 4-0 shutout over El Paso. All four runs

Cats Take Fourth Straight with Seven Unanswered

Ramos Extends Hit Streak While Three Kitties Drive in Two Apiece
April 14, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – First pitch had to wait nearly an hour after a rainy day forced a delayed start to game five, but the Sacramento River Cats stayed ready to play as they scored seven unanswered runs from the third through the eighth as they clinched an 8-2 victory

Early Lead Holds for Sacramento over El Paso

Villar Tallies Trio of Hits, Schmitt Drives in Four, Black Spins Five Hitless Frames
April 13, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – There was no shortage of offense for the Sacramento River Cats on Friday night, scoring seven runs by the fourth which proved more than enough in Sacramento’s 9-2 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas. The River Cats’ (8-5) offense matched the postgame fireworks, as they scored

Cats Claw Back from Early Deficit for 10-9 Win

Villar Doubles Twice, Ramos Snags Three-RBI Triple in Seven-Run Comeback
April 12, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Facing a seven-run deficit just two frames into the contest, the Sacramento River Cats showed their grit as they rallied for a trio of multi-run innings including six runs in their final two at-bats as they stormed all the way back for a 10-9 win over

Six Straight Runs Send Sacramento to Victory

Ramos Crushes Team-Leading Fourth Homer; Brooks Drives in Two
April 10, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Six unanswered runs helped the Sacramento River Cats take the lead late in game two of their series against the El Paso Chihuahuas, storming back with a solo home run from Heliot Ramos in the seventh before a four-run rally in the eighth to capture a

Cats Fight but Fall Short in Opener Against Chihuahuas

Hits at Top of Lineup from Matos, Luciano and Brooks
April 10, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats returned to the confines of Sutter Health Park for the first time in a week but were met with a similar result to the end of their last series, as a pair of runs in the fifth inning from the El Paso

River Cats and Aces Seesaw but Reno Nabs Final Tally

Luciano, Wisely and Diaz Earn RBI Each
April 7, 2024

RENO, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats and the Reno Aces traded shots in the middle innings of the series finale of their six-game set, but it was Reno that had the last laugh to split the series as they secured a 6-4 victory on Sunday. For a second straight

Rallies Not Enough for Sacramento against Reno

Wisely Scores Twice with Two Doubles
April 6, 2024

RENO, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats did their best to keep up with the bats of the Reno Aces on Saturday, but six unanswered runs in the second through the fourth innings sent Reno on their way to a victory over Sacramento by a score of 12-5. Tonight marked

Sacramento Suffers First Road Loss at Hands of Reno

Luciano Records Second Three-Hit Game of Season
April 5, 2024

RENO, Nev. – All good things must come to an end, and so did the unblemished road record for the Sacramento River Cats as they were handed a 9-1 defeat at the hands of the Reno Aces in game four of their series on Friday. The Aces (3-3) took the

Cats Need Extras Once More to Top Reno 9-8

Walton Hits Home Run and Earns Win on Mound with a Strikeout
April 5, 2024

RENO, Nev. – Thursday marked another extra-innings game for the Sacramento River Cats, their third in seven games this season, and they walked out victorious in comeback fashion capped off by a solo homer from Heliot Ramos as the deciding run in an 11-inning 9-8 victory over the Reno Aces.

Cats Run to 12-7 Victory Over Reno

Matos Homers Twice and Dives in Five, Luciano with Two Doubles
April 3, 2024

RENO, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats continued their high-scoring ways during game two of their series against the Reno Aces, tallying multiple runs in four of nine innings en route to a 12-7 victory on Wednesday. Two quick outs were no deterrent for the River Cats (4-1) in the

Sacramento Secures 12-Inning, 9-8 Victory in Battle Against Reno

Reetz Homers Twice While Walton Earns First Career Pitching Victory
April 2, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Tuesday’s series opener between the Sacramento River Cats and the Reno Aces had a little bit of everything including scoring in eight innings, a pair of two-homer games, and even a position player earning the victory on the mound as Sacramento was able to hold on