Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
Triple-A Affiliate
The Official Site of the Sacramento River Cats Sacramento River Cats

Bishop, Encarnacion Both Homer but Cats Still Come Up Short

Villar Hitting Streak Ends at 16 Games, Seymour Strikes Out Six
July 14, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY – After being kept in check during the early goings, the Sacramento River Cats broke open for a trio of runs in the final third, but it was not enough to overcome the Salt Lake Bees as Sacramento dropped the series finale on Sunday by a 4-3

Season-High 19 Hits Lifts Cats to 11-8 Win Over Bees

Villar Sets River Cats Season-Long Hit Streak at 16 Games; Luciano Collects Four Hits
July 14, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY – An offensive explosion for the Sacramento River Cats helped them shake off their three-game losing streak, pouring on 11 runs thanks to a season-high 19 hits as Sacramento topped the Salt Lake Bees by an 11-8 final on Saturday. Action started hot for the River Cats

Cats Drop Third Straight, Fall 7-5 to Salt Lake

Encarnacion Logs Three Hits, Villar Extends Hitting Streak to 15 Games
July 13, 2024

The Sacramento River Cats leveled their contest with Salt Lake following the top of the fourth, but even three runs in the third were not enough to keep Sacramento from dropping a third straight contest as the Salt Lake Bees secured a 7-5 win on Friday. Carson Ragsdale allowed a

Sacramento Scores First but Denied Victory by Salt Lake

Villar Homer Extends Hitting Streak to 14 Games; Sabol Collects Three Hits
July 12, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY – Despite scoring first and last, it was not enough for the Sacramento River Cats to achieve victory as they were topped on Thursday by the Salt Lake Bees behind a 10-4 final. In the second the River Cats (4-11/48-42) reached the scoreboard, plating a run when

Cats Suffer Fourth Walk-Off Loss in Five Games

Sacramento Levels Game in Seventh; Villar Collects Three Hits
July 11, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY – The Sacramento River Cats climbed out of a four-run hole after the Salt Lake Bees exploded in the first, but Sacramento could not get all the way back as Salt Lake gave the River Cats their fourth walk-off loss in five games thanks to a 6-5

Four-Run Ninth Marks End of Skid for Sacramento

Turn Four Double Plays, Seymour Tosses Six Strong Innings
July 9, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY – The Sacramento River Cats finally put a stop to their eight-game losing streak thanks to a four-run ninth inning, breaking a deadlocked series opener with the Salt Lake Bees leading to a 6-2 victory on Tuesday. While the Bees (5-8/37-50) started the scoring on an error

Cats Tied Late but Suffer Second Consecutive Walk-Off Loss

Ragsdale Strikes Out Five, Encarnacion Drives in Two
July 6, 2024

RENO, Nev. – A pair of runs in the top of the sixth leveled the contest between the Sacramento River Cats and Reno Aces, but for a second straight night Reno used an RBI single to walk-off as winners, stealing a 4-3 final on Friday. Jumping out to the early

Cats and Aces Provide Fireworks, Reno Walks Off Victorious

Ray Strikes Out Three While Allowing Three Runs; Encarnacion with Three Hits
July 5, 2024

RENO, Nev. – A pair of multi-run innings helped the Sacramento River Cats hold an edge over the Reno Aces moving into the final third of the game, but that’s when Reno struck for four unanswered and walked-off winners over Sacramento by an 8-7 final on Thursday. Following a first

Seven-Run Inning Spoils Snell’s Sterling Outing, Cats Fall 7-1

Snell Strikes Out Nine in Five Hitless Frames
July 4, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats received another impeccable outing from Blake Snell on rehab, but even his effort was not enough to help Sacramento rise above the Reno Aces on Wednesday as Reno walked away victorious, 7-1. From the jump Snell was in a groove, striking out

Cats Score Four Late but Still Bested by Reno, 10-7

Schmitt Contributes Three Knocks Including Homer
July 3, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Despite being within a pair of runs in the middle innings and scoring four runs late, the Sacramento River Cats could not get over the hill against the Reno Aces and dropped their fourth straight game behind a 10-7 final. The Aces (7-1/42-41) were the first

Double In Ninth Helps River Cats Avoid No-Hitter on Monday

McKenna Doubles for Sacramento’s Only Hit
July 2, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats were just two outs away from being no-hit for the third time in franchise history since 2005, and although a late double from Ryan McKenna stopped that from happening, Sacramento still dropped the series opener to the Reno Aces on Monday, 7-0.

Auerbach Grand Slam Gets Sacramento Close, Cats Still Fall 11-8

Encarnacion Seventh River Cat to Tally Two-Homer Effort
July 1, 2024

LAS VEGAS – An eighth-inning grand slam from Brett Auerbach brought the Sacramento River Cats within a run, but they could not close the gap all the way as the Las Vegas Aviators outlasted Sacramento by 11-8 in the series finale on Sunday. While the River Cats (3-3/47-34) had a

Ragsdale Solid in Debut but Late Rallies Drop Cats, 12-4

Bishop, Porter, Sabol Finish with Two Hits Apiece
June 30, 2024

LAS VEGAS – An early 4-2 lead was not enough for the Sacramento River Cats to hold onto, as the Las Vegas Aviators spoiled Carson Ragsdale’s Triple-A debut with four late run-scoring innings in a 12-4 victory on Saturday. The River Cats (3-2/47-33) tried to hit the gas early, scoring

Patience, Clutch Hits Help Sacramento Outlast Las Vegas

Win by Identical Score in Consecutive Games for Second Time; Set Franchise Record with 17 Walks
June 29, 2024

LAS VEGAS – Lots of history was accomplished for the Sacramento River Cats on Friday, as they drew 17 walks and plated nine runs in the second inning, helping Sacramento win its third straight game for the sixth time this year thanks to a 14-8 win over the Las Vegas

Cats Cruise in 14-8 Win over Aviators on Thursday

Black Dominates on Mound, Schmitt Homers Twice, Reetz Logs Three Extra-Base Hits
June 28, 2024

LAS VEGAS – A dominant all-around performance by the Sacramento River Cats resulted in a second-consecutive victory on Thursday, doing much of their damage with the long ball while pitching was strong in all but the seventh leading to a 14-8 win over the Las Vegas Aviators. Home runs accounted

Trio of Multi-Run Innings Just Enough for Kitties on Wednesday

Porter, Fitzgerald Each Hit Two-Run Homer; Seymour Notches Third Victory
June 27, 2024

LAS VEGAS – The Sacramento River Cats used three multi-run innings to snatch a victory on Wednesday, kicking things off with a pair of two-run homers while a four-run eighth sealed the deal in a 9-5 win over the Las Vegas Aviators. To snap a streak of five straight retired,

11th Annual Fourth on the Field to be Held at Sutter Health Park

Signature Event Marks End to Week of Baseball with Fireworks Extravaganza
June 26, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Celebrate Independence Week at Sutter Health Park, as the Sacramento River Cats are excited to host their 11th annual Fourth on the Field presented by Xfinity. The signature event for West Sacramento will serve as the perfect ending to three baseball-filled nights, as the River Cats

Sacramento Starts Second Half with Shutout Loss

Schmitt Logs Two Hits, Garcia Fires Two Scoreless
June 26, 2024

LAS VEGAS – The Sacramento River Cats found little offense in their start to the second half of the season against the Las Vegas Aviators, notching six hits but scoring no runs as they were shutout by Las Vegas on Tuesday, 11-0. From the jump the Aviators (1-0/38-38) were ready,

Cats Close First Half on Winning Note with 5-4 Victory on Sunday

Four Rehab Appearances, Fitzgerald Double, and Two Encarnacion RBI Singles Highlight Afternoon
June 23, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sunday saw a little bit of everything in the series finale between the Sacramento River Cats and Round Rock Express, as Sacramento featured four rehab appearances and found just enough scoring to end the first half of the season on a 5-4 victory. Both teams scored

Kitties Kept in Check by Express, 6-3

Auerbach, Walton Notch Two Hits Apiece
June 23, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Trying to create a new winning streak, the Sacramento River Cats fell just short of that goal as the Round Rock Express took an early lead that they never relented, finishing off a 6-3 win on Saturday. The Express (36-35) scored all six of their runs

Sacramento Stops Skid Behind 7-2 Victory on Friday

Birdsong Earns First Triple-A Victory, Villar Homers in Second Straight
June 22, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – It took a true team effort for the Sacramento River Cats to stop their six-game losing streak, scoring early and often while the pitching kept the Round Rock Express in check, all resulting in a 7-2 victory for Sacramento on Friday. Pitching was what set the

Three-Run Lead Slips as Kitties Drop Sixth Straight

Villar Extends Hitting Streak to 10 Games with Team-Leading 11th Homer
June 21, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Once again, the Sacramento River Cats staked an early lead in their contest against the Round Rock Express, leading 3-0 after the first. However, Sacramento watched the contest slip away as five unanswered by Round Rock resulted in a 5-3 decision on Thursday. It took just

Early Lead Slips Late as Cats Stumble in Extras Against Express

Whisenhunt Scoreless Through 4.1 Innings, Reetz Drives in a Pair
June 19, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats seemed to be on their way to a shutout victory on Wednesday, but a four-run eighth inning by the Round Rock Express forced extra frames where Sacramento eventually fell in 10 innings, 5-4. Only one run was scored in the first two-thirds

River Cats Silenced by Express on Tuesday, 5-0

Seymour Allows Only Three in Five Innings, Sabol Notches Two Hits
June 19, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Five runs were scored in the series opener between the Sacramento River Cats and the Round Rock Express, but unfortunately for Sacramento all five belonged to the other side as Round Rock captured a 5-0 win on Tuesday. Just one mistake from River Cats (42-28) starter

Matos Mashes Way to PCL Player of the Week Award

Nearly Bats .500 While Totaling Six Doubles, Five Homers, 13 RBI
June 17, 2024

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An incredible week for Sacramento River Cats outfielder Luis Matos has earned him recognition from the Pacific Coast League, as Matos was named the PCL Player of the Week for his series performance against the Reno Aces from June 10-16 as announced by MiLB on Monday.