Aces Drop Series Opener to Sacramento

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RENO, Nev.—Chase Anderson dealt the fourth-straight quality start for Reno, but the Aces fell 5-2 to the Sacramento River Cats on Monday night at Aces Ballpark.

The righty gave up four runs—three earned—on five hits through 6.0 innings, while striking out five. Sacramento posted a run in each of the first three innings, with two in the second, before Anderson threw three-straight scoreless to wrap up his outing.

Matt Davidson homered for the second-straight game, with a solo shot in the fifth inning off River Cats starter Travis Banwart. He went 2-for-4 on the night, with two runs scored. Juan Rivera recorded his second-straight multi-hit game, also going 2-for-4.

The River Cats bullpen combined to shutout Reno over the final 4.1 innings of the game.

The series continues on Tuesday night at Aces Ballpark. RHP Garrett Mock (3-3, 6.55 ERA) gets the nod for Reno, while the River Cats will counter with RHP Sonny Gray (6-3, 2.43 ERA). First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.