Fresno Grizzlies Fizzle In Fourth Of July Rout

Sacramento opened a Pacific Coast League showdown series in Fresno Wednesday night by embarrassing the Grizzlies in an 18-4 blowout.

The win gives the first place River Cats a 4 1/2 game lead over the second place Grizzlies.

Josh Donaldson had three hits, including two home runs, on a five RBI night for Sacramento.

Adam Rosales also homered twice, including a grand slam in the ninth inning when Sacramento blew the game open with a ten run rally.

Rosales knocked in six runs on three hits.

The series continues with game two Thursday night at Chukchansi Park.