Sacramento River Cats

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Minor-League Teams Have Tough Requirements For Bat Boys Before They Take Field

Modesto Nuts General Manager Tyler Richardson says a he boy’s death is a tragic warning of the dangers of the game.


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Triple-Digit Heat Makes Its Presence Felt Across Sacramento Region

With temperatures reaching above the century mark inside this Bacon Mania food truck the temperature is sweltering between the fryer and grill.


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Best Fourth Of July Events In Sacramento

Fireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.


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Best Fireworks In Sacramento

Celebrate Independence Day with a big bang, with events that bring fireworks, live music, cowboys, BMX bikes, food, carnivals, parades, beer gardens and bounce houses to Sacramento.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 02: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits a single in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at AT&T Park on June 2, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Hunter Pence Possibly Heading To DL, Matt Cain Likely Pitching In Sacramento For Next Start

The San Francisco Giants right fielder, who didn’t make his season debut until mid-May because of a broken left forearm, has not played since June 2 because of a sore left wrist. He was out of the starting lineup again for Tuesday night’s series opener against the New York Mets.


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San Francisco Giants OF Hunter Pence Knocks In Run For Sacramento River Cats In First Rehab Start

San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence started his rehab assignment with the Sacramento River Cats on Friday before a packed house at Raley Field.


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Math And Baseball Come Together For Students At Raley Field

Baseball and math came together for a friendly competition at Raley Field for the 4th annual Fantasy Baseball Math Tournament.


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  A general view of the Athetics logo durring the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros at Coliseum on September 5, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Former Sacramento River Cats Manager Takes Job With Oakland Athletics’ New Triple-A Affiliate

Scarsone, 48, has been with the Oakland organization the past six seasons, and he will be the Sounds’ 26th manager in the minor league team’s 38-year history. He has managed at Triple-A Sacramento the past two seasons with a 79-65 record, and he is 568-554 all-time.


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River Cats Make Jump From A’s To Giants Official

After the Oakland A’s announced Thursday that they will be switching Triple-A affiliations to Nashville, the Sacramento River Cats made official their jump to the Giants.

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Sacramento River Cats Considering Affiliation Change From Oakland Athletics To San Francisco Giants

The team has been a successful farm squad for the A’s since its inception in 2000, but next season could be sending players to AT&T Park instead of the Oakland Coliseum.



River Cats Miss Postseason After 2-1 Extra-Inning Loss To Reno Aces

Nick Ahmed hit a go-ahead, two-out single for the Reno Aces in the top of the 10th inning, scoring Mike Freeman.


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Sacramento Group In Portland Make MLS Dreams A Stronger Reality

Mayor Kevin Johnson and representatives from the USL Pro’s Sacramento Republic FC met with MLS officials in Portland during the league’s all-star weekend events.