Sacramento Photo Gallery: Offensive Explosion
Jack Cust had three hits and two RBIs.
Jack Cust had three hits and two RBIs.
Scout.com
Posted May 9, 2010


SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento River Cats have struggled at home this season, but they took out their frustrations on the Colorado Sky Sox on Saturday night. Before a sell-out crowd at Raley Field, the River Cats collected 16 hits and 16 runs in a 16-5 rout. Jack Cust and Steven Tolleson led the way with three hits apiece and Clayton Mortensen earned the win. We have photos inside...

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Before the game, Michael Taylor indicated that all they needed were some hits and things would be
Chris Carter is ready to take the field.
Clayton Mortensen moved to 4-1 with the win.
Corey Wimberly makes the off-balance throw from center after an unsuccessful dive for a catch.
Wimberly made up for his non-catch with a single to lead-off the River Cats' first inning. Sacramento would score six in the first.
Steven Tolleson followed Wimberly's hit with one of his own. Tolleson had three hits and is batting .365.
Tolleson slides in safely at third on Jack Cust's single.
Sky Sox catcher Chris Ianetta points-out all of the base-runners. There were a lot of them.
Colorado Springs starter Kurt Birkins failed to record an out.
Ianetta barely holds onto the first out of the game for Sacramento.
Eric Sogard takes off on a stolen base attempt...
...and tumbles in successfully for his second stolen base of the year.
Wimberly lays down a beautiful bunt, but he was thrown out on a great play by Ianetta.
Carter follows through on his RBI double. He had three RBIs in the game.
Jack Cust races around the bases. He did a lot of running with three hits and a walk and three runs scored.
After allowing a first-inning grandslam, Mortensen settled down and allowed five runs in five innings total.
Anthony Recker had an RBI single.
Fernando Hernandez earned a save by pitching the final three innings.
Mike Affronti looks to turn two. Affronti had three RBIs and two hits.
Hernandez makes the play on a comebacker.
Taylor watches one of his two long sac flies.

Before the game, Michael Taylor indicated that all they needed were some hits and things would be "a-ok." Misson accomplished.
Chris Carter is ready to take the field.
Clayton Mortensen moved to 4-1 with the win.
Corey Wimberly makes the off-balance throw from center after an unsuccessful dive for a catch.
Wimberly made up for his non-catch with a single to lead-off the River Cats' first inning. Sacramento would score six in the first.
Steven Tolleson followed Wimberly's hit with one of his own. Tolleson had three hits and is batting .365.
Tolleson slides in safely at third on Jack Cust's single.
Sky Sox catcher Chris Ianetta points-out all of the base-runners. There were a lot of them.
Colorado Springs starter Kurt Birkins failed to record an out.
Ianetta barely holds onto the first out of the game for Sacramento.
Eric Sogard takes off on a stolen base attempt...
...and tumbles in successfully for his second stolen base of the year.
Wimberly lays down a beautiful bunt, but he was thrown out on a great play by Ianetta.
Carter follows through on his RBI double. He had three RBIs in the game.
Jack Cust races around the bases. He did a lot of running with three hits and a walk and three runs scored.
After allowing a first-inning grandslam, Mortensen settled down and allowed five runs in five innings total.
Anthony Recker had an RBI single.
Fernando Hernandez earned a save by pitching the final three innings.
Mike Affronti looks to turn two. Affronti had three RBIs and two hits.
Hernandez makes the play on a comebacker.
Taylor watches one of his two long sac flies.

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Before the game, Michael Taylor indicated that all they needed were some hits and things would be Chris Carter is ready to take the field. Clayton Mortensen moved to 4-1 with the win. Corey Wimberly makes the off-balance throw from center after an unsuccessful dive for a catch. Wimberly made up for his non-catch with a single to lead-off the River Cats' first inning. Sacramento would score six in the first. Steven Tolleson followed Wimberly's hit with one of his own. Tolleson had three hits and is batting .365. Tolleson slides in safely at third on Jack Cust's single. Sky Sox catcher Chris Ianetta points-out all of the base-runners. There were a lot of them. Colorado Springs starter Kurt Birkins failed to record an out. Ianetta barely holds onto the first out of the game for Sacramento. Eric Sogard takes off on a stolen base attempt... ...and tumbles in successfully for his second stolen base of the year. Wimberly lays down a beautiful bunt, but he was thrown out on a great play by Ianetta. Carter follows through on his RBI double. He had three RBIs in the game. Jack Cust races around the bases. He did a lot of running with three hits and a walk and three runs scored. After allowing a first-inning grandslam, Mortensen settled down and allowed five runs in five innings total. Anthony Recker had an RBI single. Fernando Hernandez earned a save by pitching the final three innings. Mike Affronti looks to turn two. Affronti had three RBIs and two hits. Hernandez makes the play on a comebacker. Taylor watches one of his two long sac flies.



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