West Sacramento, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats are proud to announce a new long-term partnership with the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants as part of Major League Baseball’s new Player Development License (PDL). The 10-year extension keeps the River Cats as the Giants’ top minor league affiliate through
West Sacramento, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats are proud to announce a new long-term partnership with the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants as part of Major League Baseball’s new Player Development License (PDL). The 10-year extension keeps the River Cats as the Giants’ top minor league affiliate through the 2030 season.
“The San Francisco Giants are one of Major League Baseball’s most respected and storied franchises and we are honored to continue what has been an incredible partnership both on the field and in our communities,” states River Cats general manager, Chip Maxson. “The new PDL will allow the River Cats and Giants to focus on long-term player health, wellness, and development, which will lead to an even better fan experience and more championships!”
This will be the seventh season since partnering with the Giants in September of 2014, compiling a record of 332-377 in the process including a championship run in 2019, becoming the only club to win three Triple-A Championships.
“We are excited to continue our dynamic partnership with Sacramento for 10 more seasons,” exclaims Giants president of baseball operations, Farhan Zaidi. “Sacramento has proven to be an important affiliate by providing our players an excellent place to play with a passionate fan-base, all in close proximity to San Francisco.”
Sacramento is one of San Francisco’s four domestic minor league affiliates, alongside Double-A Richmond (Eastern League), Advanced-A Eugene (Northwest League), and Class-A San Jose (California League).
About the Sacramento River Cats
Sutter Health Park is the West Sacramento home of the 2019 Triple-A Champion Sacramento River Cats, and proud affiliate of the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants. Sutter Health Park is consistently voted one of the top ballparks in America. Memberships, Mini-Plans, and Flex Plans can be purchased for the 2021 season by calling the River Cats Ticket Hotline at (916) 371-HITS (4487). Currently, the only place to guarantee official River Cats tickets is at www.rivercats.com. For information on other events at Sutter Health Park, visit www.sutterhealthpark.com.