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Oakland A's MLN: Stokes Slam Helps 'Cats

Stokes had five RBIs in the game.

The Sacramento River Cats haven't had too many long losing streaks in their history. Faced with a three game losing streak on Tuesday, the River Cats wasted no time ending their losing ways.

Newcomer Jason Stokes hit a grand-slam and drove-in five and staff ace Jason Windsor pitched a gem as the Sacramento River Cats moved back to .500 with a 9-1 win over the Portland Beavers. After winning their first two games, Sacramento stumbled in their next three contests. The River Cats needed a big win and they got one on Tuesday, jumping on the board early and never looking back. Sacramento... Recommended Stories

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