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Jones' late homer not enough as 51s pull away

Gomez and Freeman each tally three hits in 5-3 loss
September 3, 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV - Ryder Jones crushed a game-tying home run in the eighth inning, but the Sacramento River Cats (55-84) surrendered three runs in the bottom of the frame to the Las Vegas 51s (70-69), falling 5-3 in the penultimate game of the 2018 season.

Blanco and the River Cats walk off against the Isotopes

Johnson takes a no-decision after six innings of one-run ball
August 29, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - For the second straight night, the Sacramento River Cats (53-81) came from behind to tie things late, but an inning later Grégor Blanco launched a ninth inning walk-off homer to beat the Albuquerque Isotopes (61-73) 2-1 in a well-pitched game from both teams.

River Cats launch three homers, Grizzlies storm back late

Fresno scores six runs in the ninth inning to complete comeback
August 23, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - Wednesday's sudden power surge would be all for naught, as the Sacramento River Cats (50-78) allowed six runs in the ninth to the Fresno Grizzlies (74-54), eventually dropping game two 10-8 in stunning fashion.

Garcia's clutch hit the difference in 4-2 victory

Johnson earns first win with season-high seven innings
August 16, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The Sacramento River Cats (50-73) delivered two late runs to edge the Albuquerque Isotopes (56-67) 4-2 in the first game of the series.

Belt begins rehab as River Cats comeback falls short

Johnson tosses 6.1 innings of two-run ball in 2-1 loss
August 12, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento River Cats (47-71) scored late to make things interesting, but the El Paso Chihuahuas (66-51) emerged victorious by the final score of 2-1. Brandon Belt began rehab, playing five innings at first base and logging two plate appearances.

Early deficit plagues River Cats in series finale

Bourjos records multi-hit game as River Cats rack up ten hits
August 3, 2018

MEMPHIS, TN - The Sacramento River Cats (45-66) fell behind in the first and could not dig themselves out of the early hole, eventually dropping the series finale with the Memphis Redbirds (70-41) 7-3.

River Cats on the wrong side of shutout against Iowa

Trevor Brown collects fifth multi-hit game in 2-0 loss
July 29, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento River Cats (43-63) could not get the bats going against the suddenly streaking Iowa Cubs (39-66) as they dropped their seventh straight game by a score of 2-0 behind local product Jordan Johnson's best start of the season.Johnson looked dominant early, allowing just two

Blanco's late RBI lifts River Cats over Grizzlies

Sacramento records 13 hits and bullpen shuts down Fresno in one-run victory
July 17, 2018

FRESNO, CA - In a tight ballgame that featured many hits but few runs, the Sacramento River Cats (41-54) edged the Fresno Grizzlies (54-40) 4-3 thanks to an eighth inning double from designated hitter Grégor Blanco.

Tomlinson collects three hits as team reaches All-Star break

Rogers continues dominant stretch of relief work
July 8, 2018

RENO, NV -- The Sacramento River Cats (39-51) reached base 13 times but scored just two runs in an 8-2 loss to the Reno Aces (42-48) as the Pacific Coast League heads into their three-day All-Star break.Shortstop Kelby Tomlinson recorded three of the team's nine hits, while two other top-of-the-order

Johnson makes Triple-A debut in front of sold-out crowd

River Cats manage just four hits as Grizzlies take series finale
July 4, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA -- Elk Grove native Jordan Johnson debuted in Triple-A in front of nearly 15,000 fans on Tuesday night's Independence Day Eve celebration as the Sacramento River Cats (38-47) fell to the Fresno Grizzlies (49-35) 5-0.Johnson, who pitched for Franklin High School before attending California State University -

Johnson does it all for Flying Squirrels

Giants No. 29 prospect hurls six shutout frames, hits first homer
April 13, 2018

As it's still just the dawn of the two-way player era, there remains something exciting about seeing a pitcher hit a home run. On Friday night, it was Double-A Richmond starter Jordan Johnson who was able to provide some fireworks for a franchise-record crowd of 9,845. The Giants' No. 29 prospect