WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento River Cats scored seven runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Tacoma Rainiers 11-5 Friday night in Pacific Coast League action.

Tacoma starter Andrew Carraway (2-2) failed to get an out, giving up four hits, a walk and five runs.

Xavier Avery and Jesus Sucre each had two hits for the Rainiers (18-20), who scored four runs in the second inning. Abraham Almonte, Avery, Endy Chavez and Leury Bonilla each drove in a run.

Alden Carrithers had three hits for the River Cats (23-18).

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