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Bart, Ramos emerging as Giant prospects

Up-and-coming system has fans excited in the city by the Bay
December 6, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.Fresh off a seven-year run that featured three World Series championships and four playoff

River Cats toss shutout to push Chihuahuas to the brink

Navas highlights Sacramento staff in fifth shutout this season
September 2, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (72-67) shutout the El Paso Chihuahuas (80-59) 5-0 behind a great start from right-hander Carlos Navas and a stellar performance from the bullpen. El Paso now sits a game and a half behind Las Vegas with the Aviators in action tonight before

Haley's strong start not enough to clinch

Reno's eighth inning five-spot sinks River Cats
August 29, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (69-66) rode an incredible start from Sacramento native Justin Haley into the eighth inning, but a five-run frame from the Reno Aces (64-71) spoiled things late for the home club. The River Cats magic number remains at one following a tough 5-1

Phillips dominates Rainiers in River Cats debut

22-year old brilliant in first Triple-A game - goes six strong with seven strikeouts
July 20, 2019

TACOMA, Wash. - The Sacramento River Cats (52-47) started the second leg of their current three-city road trip on Friday with a victory, defeating the Tacoma Rainiers (48-51) 8-6 behind a stunning performance from 22-year old Aaron Phillips.Phillips began this week in southern California with the Class-A Advanced San Jose

River Cats bounce back in game two to split doubleheader

Garcia homers in each game of twin bill, collects four total hits and five RBI on the night
July 17, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - following a 12-5 loss in the first of two games on Tuesday night, the Sacramento River Cats (50-46) bounced back in the nightcap for an 8-6 victory over the Salt Lake Bees (41-55) to earn a doubleheader split.River Cats' starter Enderson Franco struggled through five

Franco backs River Cats' win with strong showing

Duggar hits first Triple-A home run of season for lone run in 1-0 victory
July 4, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (44-41) took four of five from the Albuquerque Isotopes (35-51), capping it off with a 1-0 shutout on Independence Eve.After opener Sam Selman struck out two in a scoreless first, right-hander Enderson Franco entered the game and proceeded to toss six scoreless

Green homers again as River Cats close out road trip

Sacramento goes 4-5 on nine-game swing with loss in series finale
June 29, 2019

El Paso, Texas -- The Sacramento River Cats (40-40) will head back home after dropping the final game of their four-game set with the El Paso Chihuahuas (49-30), 9-5.A Zach Green solo shot, his 17th of the season, and an Austin Slater two-run single with the bases loaded pushed the

Sacramento bullpen highlighted as PCL reveals 2019 All-Stars

Left-handers Fernando Abad and Sam Selman, plus ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte to represent PCL in 2019 Triple-A All-Star Game
June 27, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - With the 2019 RMHC Triple-A All-Star Game less than two weeks away, the Pacific Coast League has unveiled its roster. The 32nd annual contest, which pits the top talent from each of the two Leagues at Minor League Baseball's highest level, will be played on Wednesday,

River Cats bullpen bounces back in 4-3 comeback win

Garcia homers again, three relievers combine to toss 4.1 shutout innings
June 23, 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Sacramento River Cats (38-36) leaned on their bullpen to keep them in the game, then used timely hitting to defeat the Las Vegas Aviators (41-33) 4-3. After losing their first five games at the brand new Las Vegas Ballpark, the River Cats have now won

Nine-run River Cats lead does not hold up in rough loss to Aviators

Ramos and Garcia homer, every River Cats starter picks up at least one hit
June 21, 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Sacramento River Cats (36-36) jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the desert, but the Las Vegas Aviators (41-32) come all the way back to get the win 11-10 in walk-off fashion.Every Sacramento starter picked up at least one hit in this one, with nine of

Suarez delivers Father's Day gem

Left-hander Suarez goes eight innings, River Cats on wrong end of a 1-0 final score
June 16, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (36-33) dropped a 1-0 heartbreaker on Father's Day to the Iowa Cubs (38-32), with starter Andrew Suárez taking the tough-luck loss after a brilliant performance.Suarez was firing on all cylinders on Sunday afternoon. The lefty had his best outing of the season,

River Cats complete comeback in extras to win 4-3

Sacramento pitching staff strikes out a season-high 16 opposing hitters
June 9, 2019

Metairie, La. - Late-inning drama saw the Sacramento River Cats (32-31) roar back from down 0-2 with two runs in each the ninth and tenth innings to beat the New Orleans Baby Cakes (35-29) 4-3.After being held scoreless by Baby Cakes righties Zac Gallen and Joe Gunkel for eight innings,

River Cats crush four home runs in win over Aviators

Gerber homers for second consecutive game, ties for team lead
June 2, 2019

West Sacramento, CA -- Despite quickly trailing 3-0 in the first inning, the Sacramento River Cats (28-28) fought back with four home runs on the night to earn a 7-5 victory over the Las Vegas Aviators (31-26).Center fielder Mike Gerber got the home run ball rolling with a solo shot

River Cats continue to be stumped by Aviators

Slater reaches base three times in 7-1 loss to Las Vegas
May 30, 2019

West Sacramento, CA -- The Sacramento River Cats (26-27) fell back under .500 with a 7-1 defeat at the hands of the Las Vegas Aviators (30-24). The home team fell behind quickly, surrendering six runs in the first two innings.River Cats right-hander Carlos Navas, making a spot start in place

Offense shows no sting versus Bees, River Cats fall 7-1

Ray Black tosses scoreless eighth in return from injured list
May 24, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (22-25) could not get anything going at the dish on Thursday night as they dropped their second straight to the Salt Lake Bees (21-25) by a final of 7-1. Two Bees pitchers combined to hold Sacramento to a season-low three hits.The River

Slater powers River Cats to doubleheader sweep

Austin Slater hits a home run in each game, including a grand slam
May 20, 2019

Fresno, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (21-22) picked up two wins (4-3, 7-0) on Sunday in a doubleheader sweep of the Fresno Grizzlies (22-21) to pull within one game of the Pacific Northern division lead.First baseman Austin Slater provided more than half of the team's runs, doing the most

River Cats fall to Chihuahuas to close out lengthy homestand

Avelino collects pair of doubles to stay hot in May
May 14, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. -- A three-run eighth inning, featuring two home runs, sunk the Sacramento River Cats (18-21) in a 7-2 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas (27-12) on Tuesday afternoon.Right-hander Carlos Navas made a spot start in place of the organization's No. 4-ranked prospect Shaun Anderson, who is expected

Blach, pair of homers push River Cats to victory

Six one-run innings from Ty Blach set stage for 4-1 win over Rainiers
April 24, 2019

Tacoma, Wash. -- The Sacramento River Cats (10-9) received impressive performances from both sides of the field en route to a 4-1 win over the Tacoma Rainiers (7-13).Left-hander Ty Blach, in his best outing of the young season, didn't allow a hit until the first batter of the bottom of