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Savannah Bananas Return to Sutter Health Park

Banana Ball to Host Three Games in California’s Capitol
October 5, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calf. – For the second consecutive year the Savannah Bananas and their “World Famous Baseball Circus” will make a stop at Sutter Health Park, where there will be three chances to catch Banana Ball in person from May 9-11, 2024. The Savannah Bananas and their style of baseball

Fitzgerald, Harrison, Brooks Named Triple-A All-Stars

Trio of River Cats Represent Sacramento on Pacific Coast League All-Star Team
October 4, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calf. – To put the finishing touches on the 2023 campaign, Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) has announced the Triple-A league awards and All-Star teams. Among the list of Pacific Coast League All-Stars are a trio of Sacramento River Cats in INF Tyler Fitzgerald, LHP Kyle Harrison, and OF/1B

Sacramento Stays Close but Bees Grab Finale 

Schmitt, Villar Both Homer While Sacramento Ties Briefly During Fifth
September 24, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY – Three straight run-scoring innings briefly pulled the Sacramento River Cats level with the Salt Lake Bees, but Salt Lake countered with runs in the fifth and sixth to eventually capture the season finale by a 6-5 final on Sunday. Responding from a four-run first frame by

Cats Come Back to Capture Victory Over Bees, 4-3 

Miller Logs 14th Save While Walton and Johnson Tally RBI
September 24, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY – Action started slowly for the Sacramento River Cats against the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday but picked up toward the end of the contest, as Sacramento dropped three runs in the top of the seventh before escaping a bases loaded jam in the eighth to claim

Sacramento Scores Twice, but Not Enough Against Salt Lake 

Walton Logs RBI While Tsutsugo and Johnson Both Score
September 23, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY – An early four-spot was too much for the Sacramento River Cats to overcome on Friday despite tallying a pair of runs in the sixth, falling to the Salt Lake Bees in game four of their series by a 6-2 final. The Bees (69-78) loaded the bases

Alvarez Grand Slam Propels Cats to Victory 

Black Earns Victory While Miller Records 13th Save
September 22, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY – The Sacramento River Cats scored all their runs on Thursday in grand fashion, as Armando Alvarez clubbed a grand slam that provided just enough juice for Sacramento to snatch a win from the Salt Lake Bees by a 4-3 final. Neither team got much going through

River Cats to Host San Francisco Giants in 2024

Sacramento Will Battle Major League Affiliate on Sunday, March 24
September 21, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For the first time since 2018 and the third time in their shared history, the Sacramento River Cats are excited to announce the return of the San Francisco Giants to Sutter Health Park in the state’s capitol for an exhibition game between the River Cats and

Schmitt Drives in Three but Cats Fall to Bees 

Burgos Faces Minimum Nine Hitters Through First Three Innings
September 21, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats captured an early lead against the Salt Lake Bees for a second straight game, but once more a string of unanswered runs proved to be the difference for Salt Lake as they snatched a 12-4 victory on Wednesday. Following a similar script

Sacramento’s Six-Run Lead Slips Against Bees

Villar Goes 2-for-3 with Two-Run Homer
September 20, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A six-run lead could not hold up for the Sacramento River Cats on Tuesday, as Sacramento saw the Salt Lake Bees tally seven unanswered runs with six scored in the final three frames to earn a comeback 7-6 victory in the series opener. The River Cats

Cats’ Four-Game Winning Streak Stopped by Sugar Land 

Wisely Posts Two of Three Sacramento Hits
September 17, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats fell one game shy of matching their season-long winning streak on Sunday, falling by a final of 7-0 to the Sugar Land Space Cowboys in the final home contest of the season. During their first set of swings the River Cats (65-78)

Cats Clinch Series Against Sugar Land Behind 8-4 Win 

Alvarez Drives in Three Including Homer, Walton Also Hits Dinger
September 17, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After trading runs nearly all game long, the Sacramento River Cats finally gained the upper hand thanks to a two-run knock by Armando Alvarez that put Sacramento in front of the Sugar Land Space Cowboys for good, ultimately leading to an 8-4 victory on Saturday. The

Close Battle Goes Way of Cats Thanks to Three Homers

Black Spins Five Frames with Six Strikeouts
September 16, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Game four of the series between the Sacramento River Cats and the Sugar Land Space Cowboys was another closely contested battle that was separated by just two runs, but in the end, Sacramento rode a trio of home runs to victory on Friday by a 4-2

Sacramento Leads Entire Way, Earns 4-1 Win Over Sugar Land 

Hjelle Earns Win in Solid Performance; Fitzgerald Joins Sacramento 20-20 Club
September 15, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Timely hitting and solid pitching were once more a successful recipe to obtain a win for the Sacramento River Cats, winding up on the victorious side of a 4-1 final against the Sugar Land Space Cowboys in game three on Thursday. The River Cats (63-77) opened

Cats Cruise to Victory Behind Three Homers 

Brooks Blasts Grand Slam, Villar, and Wisely Also Leave Yard
September 14, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento River Cats were in control of game two with the Sugar Land Space Cowboys from beginning to end, tallying multiple runs in four of the first five innings including a grand slam from Trenton Brooks as Sacramento cruised to an 11-5 victory on Wednesday.

Kitties Kept in Check by Space Cowboys on Tuesday

Fitzgerald Posts 31st Multi-Hit Game of the Season
September 13, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Game one of the series between the Sacramento River Cats and the Sugar Land Space Cowboys was all Sugar Land, as Sacramento did not record a hit until the fourth and managed just one run in the contest as they fell by a final of 8-1.

Sacramento Splits Series with Las Vegas Behind Shutout

Teng Collects Win, Miller Earns Save as Both Continue Hot Stretches
September 11, 2023

SUMMERLIN, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats earned a series split with the Las Vegas Aviators on Sunday by a final of 3-0, with five Sacramento hurlers combining to keep Las Vegas off the scoreboard for their second shutout win of the season. While pitching was the story, the River

Late Homer Not Enough for Sacramento on Saturday

Third Blast in as Many Games for Brooks
September 10, 2023

SUMMERLIN, Nev. – The Sacramento River Cats could not keep up with the early and often scoring by the Las Vegas Aviators in game five, as Sacramento wound up on the opposite side of an 8-5 decision on Saturday despite a late three-run homer by Trenton Brooks. A leadoff walk

Early Sacramento Lead Gives Way Against Las Vegas

Cats Club Four Homers Including Two-Dinger Game for Reetz
September 9, 2023

SUMMERLIN, Nev. – An early six-run lead was not enough to last the Sacramento River Cats on Friday, as the Las Vegas Aviators scored 11 times over four consecutive innings before outlasting Sacramento in an 11-10 game four decision. When it seemed as if the Aviators (70-65) might be set

Cats Lead Briefly but Fall in Game Three to Aviators 

Fitzgerald Records 30th Multi-Hit Effort, Meckler Also Logs Two Knocks
September 8, 2023

SUMMERLIN, Nev. – A lead midway through the contest could not hold for the Sacramento River Cats on Thursday, as the Las Vegas Aviators responded with three multi-run innings late which gave Las Vegas its first win in the series by a final of 9-3. Despite Wade Meckler leading off

Sacramento Offense Drives Game Two Victory Over Las Vegas 

Tallies 17+ Hits for Fifth Time Despite Franchise-Record 18 Left on Base
September 7, 2023

SUMMERLIN, Nev. – Offense continued to be the theme for the Sacramento River Cats on Wednesday, scoring nine runs in a winning effort for a second consecutive game over the Las Vegas Aviators, this time by a 9-6 final. For the fifth time this season the River Cats (60-73) logged

Cats’ Bats Busy in Series Opener with Aviators 

Crush Five Homers as a Team while Teng Picks Up Win
September 6, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After trading runs early, the Sacramento River Cats used a pair of big innings late to build a cushion as they cruised to a win in the series opener against the Las Vegas Aviators by a 9-1 final on Tuesday. Three straight run-scoring half innings started

Cats Knot Score in Eighth, But Isotopes Win in Extras

Matos, Fitzgerald, and Gonzalez All Homer
September 3, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Like much of the series, there was no separation at the end of the ninth between the Sacramento River Cats and the Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday, which sent the contest into extra innings where Albuquerque scored four times in their final at-bats for an 8-5 victory

Hjelle, Ramos Catalysts in Walk-Off Sacramento Victory

Hjelle Carries No-Hit Bid into Sixth, Ramos Launches Walk-Off Homer
September 3, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Early pitching gave way to late offense for the Sacramento River Cats on Saturday as Sean Hjelle took a no-hit bid into the sixth while a walk-off three-run homer by Heliot Ramos sent Sacramento home victorious over the Albuquerque Isotopes by a 6-3 final. The River

Bullpen, Late Homer Sparks Cats Win 

Alvarez, Ramos Lift Off While Bullpen Stays Strong
September 2, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Both the Sacramento River Cats and the Albuquerque Isotopes traded runs through the majority of the contest, but a pair of home runs for Sacramento helped them draw even in the series with a 3-2 win on Friday. Consecutive leadoff knocks for the Isotopes (57-73) produced

Cats Downed in Ninth After Pitcher’s Duel

Sacramento Pitching Yields Only Runs in Ninth
September 1, 2023

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Eight innings were not enough to separate the Sacramento River Cats from the Albuquerque Isotopes in game three, with pitching from both sides dominating the majority of the contest, but it took just one swing in the top of the ninth for Albuquerque to come away