Cardenas Smacks Grand Slam in Sacramento Win
Adrian Cardenas hit a pinch-hit grand slam in a six-run seventh inning as the Sacramento River Cats topped the Memphis Redbirds 14-3 before 11,159 fans at Raley Field on Sunday afternoon.
Sacramento, which leads the Pacific Coast League in attendance, has now drawn more than 10,000 fans for three consecutive games.
Sacramento's offense collected 16 hits to help end the team's four-game losing streak.
Corey Wimberly reached base for the 20th game in a row, Chris Carter and Brett Harper each had three RBIs and River Cats batters went 9-for-21 with runners in scoring position.
Oakland A's starter Brett Anderson is scheduled to pitch a rehab start for the River Cats on Monday night against the Nashville Sounds.
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