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River Cats announce full 2023 schedule with 75 home games 

Opening Night, Mother’s Day, Independence Eve Fireworks Extravaganza highlight 2023 home slate
September 29, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — The Sacramento River Cats, proud Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, are excited to announce their full 150-game schedule for the upcoming 2023 season, the first under the Sacramento Kings’ umbrella. The River Cats will host their first of 75 home games starting with Opening

Huang, bullpen stifle Aviators for 2022 season-finale victory 

River Cats 5, Aviators 0
September 28, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Three early runs provided enough run support for righty Wei-Chieh Haung (3-2) and the bullpen, as the Sacramento River Cats (65-83) won 5-0 in the season finale vs the Las Vegas Aviators (71-79) on Wednesday. Sacramento stormed out to a 3-0 lead in the first. Center

Schmitt lines 1st HR, Brinson robs grand slam, Marciano makes history as River Cats win final night game of 2022 

River Cats 6, Aviators 3
September 28, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A memorable homer by third baseman Casey Schmitt, and a game-altering catch by center fielder Lewis Brinson lifted the Sacramento River Cats (64-83) to an exciting 6-3 victory over the Las Vegas Aviators (71-78) on Tuesday. Right fielder Bryce Johnson broke the scoreless tie in the

Ramos blasts 428-foot big fly, River Cats drop series opener to homer-happy Aviators 

Aviators 8, River Cats 3
September 27, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A three-run homer by right fielder Heliot Ramos was not enough to overcome five homers by the road team as the Sacramento River Cats (63-83) dropped their series opener 8-3 to the Las Vegas Aviators (71-77) on Monday. Starting with a leadoff homer by Las Vegas

Schmitt singles in Triple-A debut, Mercedes lines his 3rd homer of series in RC defeat 

Bees 3, River Cats 1
September 24, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — Despite a homer by designated hitter Yermín Mercedes and a lockdown performance by the bullpen, the Sacramento River Cats (63-82) lost 3-1 at the Salt Lake Bees (70-77) in Saturday’s series finale. Mercedes ended a strong series vs the Bees with a 2-for-4 day, providing

Ramos, Mercedes homer, power comeback in River Cats’ Friday night dub 

River Cats 12, Bees 7
September 24, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — A four-RBI day by center fielder Heliot Ramos, which included a game-tying homer, helped lift the Sacramento River Cats (63-81) to a 12-7 victory over the Salt Lake Bees (69-77) on Friday. After falling behind 1-0 in the bottom of the second, the River Cats

Jones plates 2, River Cats drop close Thursday night battle with Salt Lake 

Bees 6, River Cats 5
September 22, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — A two-RBI day by designated hitter Taylor Jones was a highlight as the Sacramento River Cats (62-81) narrowly fell 6-5 at the Salt Lake Bees (69-76) on Thursday. Sacramento roared out to a 3-0 lead in the second. Jones broke the scoreless tie with a

Mercedes, Proctor go yard as River Cats fall to Bees 

Bees 12, River Cats 6
September 22, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — First baseman Yermín Mercedes finished a triple shy of the cycle as the Sacramento River Cats (62-80) lost 12-6 to the Salt Lake Bees (68-76) on Wednesday. Mercedes was 3-for-5 with two RBIs, first getting Sacramento on the board in the third with a one-out

Johnson ties Taylor for 2nd most steals in RC history, Bees topple Sacramento 

Bees 7, River Cats 2
September 20, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah — Despite seven combined hits from the top-three hitters in the batting order, the Sacramento River Cats (62-79) fell 7-2 at the Salt Lake Bees (67-76) on Tuesday. After falling behind 1-0 in the first, Sacramento tied the game in the third when left fielder Austin

Proctor lines 2 hits, River Cats drop series opener to Daniel-led Bees 

Bees 16, River Cats 0
September 19, 2022

Salt Lake City, Utah. — A masterful performance by righty Davis Daniel (6-6), and a historical eighth inning was too much to overcome as the Sacramento River Cats (62-76) fell 16-0 at the Salt Lake Bees (66-76) in Monday’s series opener. Daniel was nearly unhittable, striking out four across 7.1

Krizan, Walker homer to earn series split with 1st place Reno 

River Cats 7, Aces 4
September 18, 2022

Reno, Nev. — Home runs by second baseman Jason Krizan and center fielder Steele Walker fueled the Sacramento River Cats (62-77) to a 7-4 win and series split over the first place Reno Aces (77-62) in Sunday’s series finale. Sacramento struck first in the top of the second inning. Third

Dean homers, River Cats drop Saturday day game “at” Reno 

Aces 8, River Cats 4
September 17, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Two runs and a homer by center fielder Austin Dean was not enough to lift the Sacramento River Cats (61-77) to victory as they fell 8-4 “at” the Reno Aces (77-61) on Saturday. Dean wasted no time making an impact, leading the game off with a

Saturday’s River Cats at Aces game moved to West Sacramento due to air quality concerns in Reno 

Game to be played in front of no fans at Sutter Health Park
September 16, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Saturday’s matchup between the Sacramento River Cats (61-76) and the Reno Aces (76-61) has been moved from Reno to West Sacramento due to air quality concerns from the Mosquito Fire. Like Thursday and Friday’s games, Saturday will be played in front of an empty stadium as

Krizan homers, River Cats drop Friday afternoon game “at” Reno 

Aces 9, River Cats 2
September 16, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A two-run homer by designated hitter Jason Krizan was a bright spot as the Sacramento River Cats (61-76) fell 9-2 on Friday to the first-place Reno Aces (76-61) in a road game at Sutter Health Park. For the second consecutive day center fielder Heliot Ramos ignited

Ramos knocks in game-winning run as River Cats take 10th-inning victory “at” Aces 

River Cats 2, Aces 1 (10)
September 15, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — After two days and three games canceled, the Sacramento River Cats (61-75) kicked off their series “at” the Reno Aces (75-61) with a 2-1 extra innings victory on Thursday. Tied at one in the top of the 10th, center fielder Heliot Ramos lined a go-ahead single

River Cats’ Thursday and Friday games at Reno moved to West Sacramento due to air quality 

Games will be closed to fans at Sutter Health Park
September 15, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Thursday and Friday’s games between the Sacramento River Cats (60-75) and the Reno Aces (75-60) have been moved from Reno to West Sacramento due to air quality concerns from the Mosquito Fire. Game one of the series will be played at Sutter Health Park on Thursday,

River Cats’ Wednesday doubleheader in Reno canceled due to air quality concerns 

Series set to resume on Thursday
September 14, 2022

Reno, Nev. — Wednesday’s doubleheader between the Sacramento River Cats (60-75) and the Reno Aces (75-60) was canceled due to air quality concerns in Reno from the Mosquito Fire. The doubleheader was scheduled as a result of Tuesday’s series-opener being canceled also due to air quality concerns. The series is

River Cats’ series-opener in Reno canceled due to air quality 

Game will be played as part of Wednesday doubleheader, first pitch of game 1 set for 4:35 p.m. (PT)
September 13, 2022

Reno, Nev. — Tuesday’s series-opener between the Sacramento River Cats (60-75) and the Reno Aces (75-60) was canceled due to air quality concerns in Reno from the Mosquito Fire. The teams will play two seven-inning games as part of a doubleheader at Greater Nevada Field on Wednesday, Sept. 14, with

River Cats bash 3 homers, including Calhoun’s 3-run shot to down Aviators 

River Cats 7, Aviators 6
September 11, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Three homers and an error-aided seventh-inning offensive explosion fueled the Sacramento River Cats (60-75) to a 7-6 victory over the Las Vegas Aviators (67-68) on Sunday. Trailing 3-2 in the seventh, a one-out error by Las Vegas second baseman Nate Mondou allowed Sacramento right fielder Steele

Dabovich Ks 5 in 2.0 shutout innings, River Cats drop Saturday to Aviators 

Aviators 4, River Cats 0
September 11, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — The Sacramento River Cats (59-75) fell 4-0 to the Last Vegas Aviators (67-67) in a masterful pitching performance by lefty Jared Koenig (6-6) on Saturday night. Koenig allowed just three singles and one walk while striking out five to lift the second-place Aviators back to .500.

Rojas, Proctor line 3 hits, River Cats drop Orange Friday to Las Vegas 

Aviators 9, River Cats 3
September 10, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A second consecutive three-hit day by first baseman José Rojas was a highlight as the Sacramento River Cats (59-74) fell 9-3 to the Las Vegas Aviators (66-67) on Orange Friday. Rojas, who finished a triple shy of the cycle on Thursday, went 3-for-4 with two runs

River Cats bash 4 homers, drop Thirsty Thursday to Aviators 

Aviators 11, River Cats 5
September 9, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — Four homers were not enough to lift the Sacramento River Cats (59-73) to victory as they fell 11-5 to the Las Vegas Aviators (65-67) on Thursday. Rojas was superb at the plate, logging his first three hits since joining the River Cats, finishing 3-for-5 and a

Krizan’s slam highlights 6-run 2nd to lift River Cats past Aviators 

River Cats 7, Aviators 6
September 8, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A grand slam from second baseman Jason Krizan, and a go-ahead shot by first baseman Yermín Mercedes, fueled the Sacramento River Cats (59-72) to a 7-6 victory over the Las Vegas Aviators (64-67) on Wednesday. Down 2-0 with one out and two in scoring position in

Huang shines, River Cats drop series opener vs Las Vegas 

Aviators 8, River Cats 1
September 7, 2022

West Sacramento, Calif. — A strong start by right-hander Wei-Chieh Huang was not enough to power the Sacramento River Cats (58-72) to victory as they fell 8-1 to the Las Vegas Aviators (64-66) in Tuesday’s scorching series opener. A first pitch temperature of 107 degrees briefly slowed down the bats

Vosler homers, RC pitchers stifle Tacoma for series split 

River Cats 2, Rainiers 1
September 4, 2022

Tacoma, Wash. — A home run by third baseman Jason Vosler proved to be the difference as the Sacramento River Cats (58-71) earned a series split vs the Tacoma Rainiers (60-69) with a well-pitched 2-1 win on Sunday. An unlikely source used his speed to get Sacramento on the board