Michael Taylor’s two-run single capped off a three-run sixth inning rally to help the Sacramento River Cats to a 3-2 win over Omaha Tuesday night in the second of four meetings at Raley Field. The Storm Chasers dipped to 34-31 overall and 16-17 away from home but did not lose any ground in the American Conference North Division standings after both Oklahoma City and Iowa were defeated, as well. The Chasers remain a half game out of first.
The Storm Chasers scored in the third inning on an RBI single by Paulo Orlando, who extended his road hitting streak to 33 games and then scored on a Johnny Giavotella base hit.
Sacramento ended a 19-inning scoreless stretch for Omaha hurlers when the River Cats loaded the bases with one out on singles by Jake Elmore and Andy Parrino and an error by shortstop Jimmy Paredes, his first of the season. Elmore scored to trim the deficit to 2-1 on a passed ball that also advanced the other runners. Nate Frieman then struck out before the visitors elected to walk Shane Peterson to re-load the bases for Taylor, who singled in the go-ahead runs. s.