SF Giants, River Cats Extend Affiliation Through 2020

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The Sacramento River Cats and San Francisco Giants announced a four-year extension Sunday that would make the River Cats the Giants Triple-A affiliate through the 2020 season.

The River Cats entered a two-year Player Development Contract in 2014 after splitting from the Oakland A’s organization.

River Cats General Manager Chip Maxson said in a statement that the team is “proud to share that our dynamic partnership with the San Francisco Giants will continue well into the future.”

The official announcement will be made at Sunday’s preseason party at Raley Field.