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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 drop playoff series opener to Aviators

Outfielder Mike Gerber goes 3-for-4 with two RBI in 9-3 defeat
September 5, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (0-1) opened up the 2019 Pacific Conference playoffs on Wednesday, dropping game one to the Las Vegas Aviators (1-0) 9-3 despite matching hit totals with the visiting Athletics affiliate.The River Cat tallied eight hits on the evening, but struggled with runners in

Shaw powers River Cats to team's 12th division title

Sacramento set to face either Las Vegas or El Paso in first-round series
August 30, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- For the first time since 2012, the Sacramento River Cats (70-66) are heading to the Pacific Coast League playoffs. On the back of first baseman Chris Shaw's career night at the plate, the River Cats eliminated the Reno Aces (64-72) with a 10-2 victory and clinched

Pair of seven-run innings sink River Cats

Shaw drives in five runs in lopsided loss
August 25, 2019

EL PASO, Texas -- The Sacramento River Cats (69-62) allowed seven runs in two separate innings, falling 18-8 on Saturday night to the El Paso Chihuahuas (76-55).After giving up seven runs to the Chihuahuas in the fourth inning, the River Cats made a brief comeback by cutting the deficit to

Top of the River Cats lineup destroys El Paso pitching in decisive win

Dubon, Rickard, Gerber account for 11 of 18 River Cats hits
August 24, 2019

EL PASO, Texas - The Sacramento River Cats (69-61) inched closer to clinching a playoff berth Friday night, winning in convincing fashion, 11-5 against the El Paso Chihuahuas (75-55).The top of the Sacramento order wasn't fooled by El Paso's pitching on Friday night, as Mauricio Dubón, Joey Rickard and Mike

Gerber stays hot against Isotopes but River Cats drop opener

New franchise record set for extra-base hits in a season
August 20, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (66-60) were bested by seven-year Major League veteran Chris Rusin in Monday night's series opener with the Albuquerque Isotopes (54-72) by a final score of 4-1.The Albuquerque left-hander tossed 7.2 innings of one-run ball, holding the River Cats to just five hits.

Davis adds two more dingers but bullpen and defense faulter late

River Cats doomed by seven-run Aces eighth inning
August 18, 2019

RENO, Nev. - The Sacramento River Cats (65-59) led by five runs two separate times, but the Reno Aces (59-65) stormed back with a seven-run rally in the eighth to take the third game of the series 13-10.Left fielder Jaylin Davis continued his torrid road pace for the River Cats

Webb's River Cats debut spoiled by late Sounds comeback

Rocklin native tosses seven one-run innings with seven strikeouts
August 13, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats (64-56) welcomed another local product on Monday night, as Rocklin-native Logan Webb impressed with seven innings of one-run ball in his Triple-A debut against the Nashville Sounds (52-66).Despite the sensational performance, the club fell 3-2 to the visiting Sounds. The 22-year-old graduate

Dubon launches first Raley Field home run

River Cats fall 13-3 in front of franchise's 100th sellout
August 11, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (63-55) lost their second consecutive game by double-digits, falling 13-3 to the Nashville Sounds (51-65) with Saturday night's capacity crowd on hand.The offense fell flat for the second night in a row, mustering just five hits. But, all three runs came by

River Cats unable to derail Express in finale

Adames homers as River Cats drop third straight for first time since June 18th
August 5, 2019

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Sacramento River Cats (61-53) dropped their third straight game to the Round Rock Express (68-45), falling 6-3 to close out their current seven-game road trip. It was the first time Sacramento has lost three in a row since June 16-18 against the Iowa Cubs.The Sacramento

Eighth-inning comeback gives River Cats another series win

Menez strikes out seven while bullpen holds for team's 60th win of the year
August 1, 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The Sacramento River Cats (60-50) were held without a baserunner until one out in the sixth inning, but forced their way back into the ballgame to eventually snatch a 3-2 victory against the Pacific Coast League's best San Antonio Missions (68-42).Left-hander Conner Menez gave up a

River Cats drop series opener in San Antonio

Top of the order sets the table but Sacramento can't capitalize
July 30, 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The Sacramento River Cats (58-50), in their first ever meeting with the San Antonio Missions (68-40), watched the home club's leadoff hitter hit for the cycle in an 8-4 loss to open up the series.The first three hitters in the River Cats lineup reached base a

Late rally comes up short for River Cats

Rickard extends hit streak to 11 games with fourth-inning single
July 28, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A night after breaking out for 18 runs on 16 hits, the Sacramento River Cats (57-49) were stifled by the Tacoma Rainiers (49-57), dropping game two of their three-game series by a score of 5-2.The River Cats offense was held in check on Saturday night against

Shaw's big night leads River Cats in blowout

Duggar ties Pacific Coast League record with five walks
July 27, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- On a record-setting Friday night, the Sacramento River Cats (57-48) crushed the Tacoma Rainiers (48-57) in a 18-3 rout.The offense exploded for 18 runs and were fueled by center fielder and leadoff man Steven Duggar, who drew five walks and singled as the Rainiers failed to

River Cats extend winning streak to season-high five

Adames homers, reaches base four times in 9-1 win
July 25, 2019

FRESNO, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (56-47) cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies (52-51) on Wednesday night thanks to six late-inning runs.The club won their season-high fifth straight game to extend their Pacific Northern division lead to four games - the largest margin it has been

River Cats explode in extras to down Grizzlies

Pena, Rickard both homer in four-run 10th inning
July 24, 2019

Fresno, CA. - The Sacramento River Cats (55-47) hang on in an extra-inning thriller against Fresno Grizzlies (52-50), winning 8-6 after exploding for four runs in the 10th inning.Sacramento got off to a hot start Tuesday, plating four runs in the first three innings. Mike Gerber blasted a first inning

Gerber hits 20th homer as River Cats look to sweep

Sacramento finds a way to score eight runs on just six hits in 8-4 win
July 21, 2019

TACOMA, Wash. -- The Sacramento River Cats (53-47) can go for their second road sweep of the season after an 8-4 win over the Tacoma Rainiers (48-52) on Saturday night.Center fielder Mike Gerber led the way for the River Cats, reaching base three times including a first-inning home run to

Long balls lift River Cats over Bees

Peña, Michael and Gerber all go yard in 8-5 victory
July 18, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Sacramento River Cats (51-46) leaned on a trio of home runs and some new faces out of the bullpen to defeat the Salt Lake Bees (41-56) 8-5 and secure a series victory in Salt Lake City.River Cats starter Yoanys Quiala turned in a solid

River Cats hang on for wild win in Salt Lake

Shaw collects five hits as Sacramento kicks off road trip with a victory
July 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Sacramento River Cats (49-45) jumped out to a 10-1 lead after two innings but needed a wild game-ending play to squeeze by the Salt Lake Bees (40-54) by a final score of 12-11.The River Cats were fueled by a huge game at the plate

Comeback comes up short against Grizzlies

River Cats settle for series split, head to Salt Lake for five games in four nights
July 14, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (48-45) forged a comeback attempt in the ninth, driving home two runs to cut the deficit to one, but fell just shy of a series win with a 5-4 loss to the Fresno Grizzlies (48-46).Ty Blach pitched excellent for the River Cats,

River Cats stumble as series evens with Grizzlies

Ramos, Michael homer in 11-6 loss to division rival
July 13, 2019

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (47-44) fell 11-6 on Friday night to the Fresno Grizzlies (47-45) as their division rival crept to just a half game back in the Pacific Northern division standings.The Grizzlies got to starting pitcher Yoanys Quiala early, plating 10 runs in the first

Quiala shines as River Cats return home with victory

Right-hander strikes out career-high nine in seven scoreless innings
June 30, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (41-40) began their five-game home series with the Albuquerque Isotopes (34-48) on a winning note, taking the opener 6-1 on the back of starting pitcher Yoanys Quiala.The Cuban right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings and struck out a career-high nine batters. For Quiala,

Gerber hits 15th home run but River Cats fall in series finale

Sacramento will enjoy a day off before hitting the road for nine games in Las Vegas, El Paso
June 18, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (36-35) closed out a seven-game homestand on a losing note, falling 7-4 to the Iowa Cubs (40-32) on a hot Tuesday afternoon.Sacramento got on the board first but three second-inning errors led to four runs crossing the plate for the visiting Cubs.

Offense crushes six home runs in loss to Cubs

Shaw clubs two homers while Peña records four hits in 10-8 defeat
June 18, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. -- The Sacramento River Cats (36-34) showed some teeth with three runs in the ninth inning but eventually fell 10-8 to the Iowa Cubs (39-32) on Monday night.The Sacramento offense launched six home runs, including a pair from first baseman Chris Shaw. His two-run shot in the

Howard's walk-off hit helps River Cats win fourth in a row

Second baseman belts second home run of the season, drives in three in 11-inning victory
June 14, 2019

West Sacramento, Calif. - For the second straight night the Sacramento River Cats (35-31) came from behind to defeat the visiting Omaha Storm Chasers (32-35), this time thanks to a big night from second baseman Ryan Howard. The 5-4 extra-inning walk-off was the River Cats' fourth straight victory.After falling behind