River Cats righty Bruce Billings (7-6, 3.98 ERA) will take on the Reno Aces’ Trevor Bauer (5-1, 2.85 ERA) in Wednesday’s 7:05 p.m. postseason opener at Raley Field, as Sacramento begins its 11th playoff run in 13 seasons. The Cats have won four Pacific Coast League titles and two Triple-A National Championships since coming to the River City in 2000.
Sacramento recently clinched its record sixth-straight division title, a feat unmatched in the 110-year history of the Pacific Coast League. Since the turn of the century, no other professional sports franchise has won as many division titles as the River Cats.
The Cats will open the first round of the playoffs at Raley Field on Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6 with 7:05 p.m. start times.