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Blanco Delivers Outstanding Final Start, Helps Space Cowboys To Sixth-Straight Win

Julks Drills Three-Run Homer
September 24, 2023

A masterful performance from RHP Ronel Blanco spearheaded a 5-2 win for the Sugar Land Space Cowboys (61-88, 28-46) over the El Paso Chihuahuas (61-88, 29-45) on Saturday night at Constellation Field, the sixth straight victory for the Space Cowboys. Blanco (W, 7-4) allowed one of his two hits in

Loperfido Blast Walk-Off Homer in 11th To Win Fourth Straight for Sugar Land

Tamarez Turns In Quality Start In Final Outing of the Season
September 22, 2023

In the only home game of the season that has gone to 11 innings, the Sugar Land Space Cowboys (59-88, 26-46) got a walk-off two-run homer from Joey Loperfido to pick up a 4-2 victory over the El Paso Chihuahuas (61-86, 29-43) on Thursday night at Constellation Field. El Paso

Errors In Ninth Hurt Sugar Land In Loss To Aviators

Costes and Bannon Both Record Four Hits
July 27, 2023

Six combined errors, including three in the ninth inning, undercut an impressive offensive output from the Sugar Land Space Cowboys (40-58, 7-16) in a 12-11 defeat to the Las Vegas Aviators (49-48, 15-8) on Wednesday night at Las Vegas Ballpark. The Space Cowboys got out to an early lead in

Ninth-Inning Rally Send Space Cowboys To Series Opening Win

Madris Drives In Three, Record Secures Fifth Save
May 31, 2023

A two-run ninth inning vaulted the Sugar Land Space Cowboys (23-28) to a 5-4 series-opening victory over the Round Rock Express (27-24) on Tuesday night at Dell Diamond. Trailing 4-3 heading to the top of the ninth inning, JJ Matijevic worked a one-out walk from LHP Grant Wolfram (L, 0-1).

Hensley Caps Space Cowboys Comeback With Walk-Off Sac Fly

Machado Homers, Drives In Three
May 26, 2023

Dixon Machado drove in three runs and David Hensley delivered a walk-off sacrifice fly in the 10th in a 4-3 Sugar Land Space Cowboys (20-27) win over the Salt Lake Bees (21-27) on Thursday night at Constellation Field. With the game tied at 3-3 heading to the 10th, RHP Joe

Reynolds Leads Charge as Soddies Beat Hooks

May 28, 2021

Corpus Christi, Texas — The Sod Poodles scored a season-high 11 runs on Thursday night at Whataburger Field, earning their first win of a six-game set against the Corpus Christi Hooks by a final score of 11-8. The Soddies (11-10) jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first two

Soddies Drop Series Opener to Hooks

May 26, 2021

Corpus Christi, Texas — Despite a quick start, the Sod Poodles fell 17-4 to the Corpus Christi Hooks on Tuesday night in the opener of a six-game series at Whataburger Field. Amarillo center fielder Alek Thomas started the ballgame with a bang, crushing the evening's very first pitch from Hooks

Late Runs Help Sod Poodles Take Series Finale, Split Series With Midland 

May 23, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas - The Amarillo Sod Poodles bounced back from a three-game skid to take the sixth and final game of their opening homestand against the Midland RockHounds on Sunday afternoon. Timely hitting and some defensive highlights propelled the Sod Poodles to the 6-3 win and the series split. The

Sod Poodles Walk Off Rockhounds for Fourth Straight Win

May 20, 2021

AMARILLO, Texas – After the Sod Poodles offense put on a show in their 2021 home opener, game two against the Rockhounds was a pitchers duel throughout. Amarillo finally found a way to break through in the 12th inning, picking up the 3-2 win. Southpaw Tyler Holton made his second

Timely Rain Delay Helps Soddies Split In Wichita

May 16, 2021

WICHITA, Kansas – A 45-minute rain delay in the eighth inning plus a three-run ninth gave the Sod Poodles the 7-4 win in Sunday's afternoon matinee at Riverfront Stadium. The Soddies conclude their opening 12-game road trip with a series win over Tulsa and a series split with the Wind

Weiss Shines With Six No-Hit Frames In Sod Poodles 1-0 Loss To Wind Surge

May 12, 2021

The Sod Poodles fell in the late goings to the Wind Surge in a Wednesday night pitching duel at Riverfront Stadium. In a scoreless ballgame heading into the bottom of the ninth, a leadoff single followed by a fielding error set the table for a sacrifice fly ball and a

Drillers Hold Early Lead to Even Series

May 8, 2021

TULSA, Okla. – The Sod Poodles fell to the Tulsa Drillers Friday night at ONEOK Field, 12-3. The Drillers scored six runs in the opening frame and held on to even the season's opening six-game series at two games a piece. Tulsa plated the game's first runs on a two-run

Jones, Fletcher Homer In Sod Poodles 8-2 Loss To Drillers

May 5, 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 @ Tulsa Drillers [LAD] Amarillo Sod Poodles (1-1) | Tulsa Drillers (1-1) TULSA, Okla. – The Sod Poodles fell to the Tulsa Drillers Wednesday night by a final score of 8-2 at ONEOK Field after a long-ball affair. Ryder Jones and Dominic Fletcher highlighted Amarillo's offense

Shaw unloads on 17th homer of the season

Blanco adds his second long ball since joining Sacramento
July 5, 2018

RENO, NV - Despite two home runs, the Sacramento River Cats (38-48) were held in check and dropped their Independence Day matchup with the Reno Aces (39-47) by the final score of 10-5.

d'Arnaud homers again as River Cats clip Isotopes

Duggar also clears fence, Black earns first save
June 27, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, NM -- Chase d'Arnaud hit one out for the second consecutive night, helping the Sacramento River Cats (35-44) get back on track with a 4-3 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes (39-39).The home run was d'Arnaud's 11th of the season as he reached base for the 15th time in his

Gage's quality start not enough to lift River Cats

Bats remain quiet as Sacramento gets shutout 3-0 by El Paso
June 23, 2018

The Sacramento River Cats (33-41) dropped their sixth straight on Friday night, falling to the El Paso Chihuahuas (37-37) 3-0 despite a solid showing from left-hander Matt Gage. The Sacramento offense managed just three hits, as they were shutout for the first time at home this season.Gage kept the River

Pitching propels River Cats to series win

Hanigan's seventh-inning two-run double proves to be crucial in 3-1 win
June 15, 2018

ROUND ROCK, TX -- Catcher Ryan Hanigan's two-run double in the seventh inning provided the winning runs for the Sacramento River Cats (33-35) in a 3-1 victory over the Round Rock Express (30-37).The River Cats took their fourth road series of the season thanks to a combined effort between rehabbing

Kelly stifles Sky Sox offense in series opener

Blanco triples and scores in debut as River Cats win 4-1
June 9, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento River Cats (30-32) took game one against the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (31-28) 4-1 on Orange Friday at Raley Field behind a stellar outing from right-hander Casey Kelly.

Pence picks up two more hits on Sunday

River Cats rack up six extra-base hits, but fall to Isotopes
May 28, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA -The Sacramento River Cats (24-27) fell to the Albuquerque Isotopes (27-24) by a final score of 11-2 on Sunday evening at Raley Field. Hunter Pence was two-for-four and the River Cats collected six extra-base hits, but could only manage two runs in the defeat.

51s outlast Dorados despite home runs

Pence blasts grand slam, but Sacramento drops game two 10-7
May 23, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - The Dorados de Sacramento (22-24) fell to the Las Vegas 51s (19-27) by a score of 10-7 Tuesday night despite back-to-back homers from Hunter Pence and Ryder Jones.

River Cats fall to Bees in series finale

Bees' strong pitching quiets River Cats offense
May 12, 2018

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento River Cats (18-17) dropped the last of a four-game series 9-2 against the Salt Lake Bees (22-14) on Friday evening

River Cats hang on for victory against Grizzlies

Gage allows one run over 5.2 innings in another strong outing
May 6, 2018

FRESNO, CA -- For the second consecutive outing, left-hander Matt Gage held the opposition to just one run. He helped secure another win for the Sacramento River Cats (15-15), this time getting the club get back to .500 with a 6-1 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies (19-12) despite a late-inning

Gage's strong start aids in River Cats win

Eury Perez launches first home run since joining club
May 1, 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV -- In what was the earliest game the Sacramento River Cats (12-13) will play this season, lefty Matt Gage was on point after being promoted from Double-A Richmond this weekend. His solid start and a home run from outfielder Eury Pérez were crucial in a 5-1 win

Williamson homer lifts Sacramento to 3-1 win

Gage goes season-high seven innings, dominates 51s
August 30, 2017

The Sacramento River Cats (60-75) received two great performances from Mac Williamson and Matt Gage Tuesday night as they took down the Las Vegas 51s (52-84) by a final score of 3-1 Tuesday night at Raley Field.

Sacramento silenced by El Paso in 6-1 loss

Four-run eighth inning dooms River Cats
August 24, 2017

El Paso, TX - The Sacramento River Cats (57-73) were within one run of the El Paso Chihuahuas (65-66) heading into the eighth inning, but their chances slipped away late as they fell 6-1.