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Dickerson homers, Krizan scores thrice in River Cats' series-clinching victory

September 22, 2021 - Triple-A West League (AAA West) - Sacramento River Cats News Release


West Sacramento, Calif. - Highlighted by designated hitter Alex Dickerson's 428-foot home run, the Sacramento River Cats (52-65) downed the Las Vegas Aviators (62-58) in an error-filled, series-clinching win.

Dickerson, who was playing in his ninth rehab game since returning from injury, had his second straight multi-hit day, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs, two RBIs, and his first home run this rehab stint.

Second baseman Jason Krizan also had a solid day at the plate, going 1-for-3 with two walks, an RBI, and three runs scored. The RBI was Krizan's 70th of the year, which leads the team.

Right-handed reliever Tyler Cyr kicked off the bullpen day with two strikeouts in 2.0 perfect innings. Lefty Caleb Baragar (3-2) struck out another four in 2.0 innings with one unearned run in the winning effort.

Following the off day, the River Cats start their "final stretch" five-game series in Salt Lake on Thursday, before heading back to Sacramento where they host Albuquerque for the last five games of 2021. Righty Logan Ondrusek (1-1, 3.51) will take on a Salt Lake TBD at 5:35 p.m. (PT). Listen to Johnny Doskow call the game live online at rivercats.com or on the MiLB First Pitch app.

Additional Notes

Righty Yunior Marte struck out two in 2.0 innings and right-hander Silvino Bracho slammed the door in the ninth. Since Aug. 22, Marte has a 0.63 ERA, 17 strikeouts, 0.77 WHIP, and .189 opposing batting average in 14.1 innings, while Bracho has a 0.82 ERA, three saves, 16 strikeouts, 1.09 WHIP, and .154 opposing batting average in 11.0 innings.

The two teams combined for seven errors, with Las Vegas committing four. Four unearned runs were scored, one for Las Vegas and three for Sacramento.


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