Colorado Springs, CO - The Sacramento River Cats (13-21) managed just one run on seven hits in their 4-1 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (21-9) a day after they posted a club-record 13 runs in one inning.
Colorado Springs avenged their blowout loss, coming out hot early by putting up two runs in the first frame off Sacramento starter Tyler Beede. The Sky Sox pushed two more runs across in the third, collecting eight hits in the first three innings. In the fourth, third baseman Ryder Jones was ejected for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Ramon De Jesus, as well as manager Dave Brundage.
The River Cats lone run came in the ninth when catcher Tim Federowicz doubled in left field Mac Williamson, Federowicz's ninth RBI in his last four games.
Sacramento will look to bounce back tomorrow night as they send right-hander Joan Gregorio (1-2, 1.87). Colorado Springs will counter with right Brandon Woodreuff (5-0, 1.83). They have the sixth and seventh best ERAs in the PCL respectively. First pitch is set for 6:00 p.m. (PT) and the game can be heard live online at rivercats.com and on the air on ESPN 1320.
Beede on the bump: Right-hander Tyler Beede went 4.2 innings en route to his second loss of the season…allowed four runs (three earned) on 10 hits while walking one and striking out five…threw 96 pitches, 67 for strikes which were both season-highs.
You're outta here: Third baseman Ryder Jones and manager Dave Brundage were both ejected in the fourth inning…tonight marked Brundage's second ejection of the season and Jones' first.
Timmy: Catcher Tim Federowicz extended his hitting streak to seven games tonight…nine of his 10 RBI on the year have come in his last four games…leads the team with .389 batting average.
Williamson: Left fielder Mac Williamson had the only multi-hit night for Sacramento…finished 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run.
Crick: Right-hander Kyle Crick pitched another scoreless inning tonight in the eighth…has gone five-straight scoreless innings (seven innings pitched, two hits, three walks, eight strikeouts).
The Sacramento River Cats are the Triple-A affiliate of the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants. The team plays at Raley Field in West Sacramento, consistently voted one of the top ballparks in America. River Cats Season Tickets, Mini-Plans, and Flex Plans can be purchased for the 2017 season by calling the River Cats Ticket Hotline at (916) 371-HITS (4487). For more information about the River Cats, visit www.rivercats.com. For information on other events at Raley Field, visit www.raleyfield.com.
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