THESHOW
PITTSBURGH PIRATES AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
06/07/2026
 
THESHOW
PITTSBURGH PIRATES AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
GAME ID: 1460 - SUNDAY, JUNE 7TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (28-31) 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 6 11 2
St. Louis Cardinals (24-33) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 3
García has 4 hit day, Leads Pirates to Win
The Pittsburgh Pirates topped the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1, in National League action at Busch Stadium. The player of the game was Pittsburgh left fielder Daniel García. Juan Mejía converted his 2nd save in 4 tries. The Pirates saw their record improve to 28-31.

The Pirates got a big at-bat from third baseman Juan Carlos Garza. For the game, Garza went 2 for 4 with 2 singles. In the top of the fourth, with runners on 1st and 3rd, he stroked a run-scoring single. His 58th hit of the season gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead.

"If we play like this, we can win a lot of games," Garza told the Pittsburgh Chronicle.
PITTSBURGH BATTING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Aldridge 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .209 5 20
I. Flores CF 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .277 10 27
H. Vidro RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .256 14 41
B. Jenkins C 4 2 1 0 1 1 3 .230 3 15
Z. Collins 1B 5 0 1 1 0 3 3 .225 8 25
D. García LF 5 2 4 4 0 1 2 .273 6 20
I. Cortéz SS 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .215 0 7
J. Garza 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .286 6 28
J. Blanca P 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .267 0 3
   J. Fry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-S. Hawkins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162 2 7
   J. Mejía P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 38 6 11 6 4 8 23      
a - S. Hawkins pinch hit for J. Fry in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: B. Jenkins (11, 4th Inning off J. Nelson, 0 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: D. García (6, 9th Inning off B. Blanchard, 2 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: D. García 7 , B. Aldridge , J. Garza 2 , B. Jenkins 2 , Z. Collins , I. Flores 2
2-out RBI: , D. García 2 , J. Garza , Z. Collins
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. García , J. Blanca , J. Garza , B. Jenkins , H. Vidro , I. Cortéz
Sac Bunt: J. Blanca
Team LOB: 10

BASERUNNING
SB: D. García 2 (11) , I. Cortéz (9) , I. Flores 3 (19)
CS: B. Aldridge (1)

FIELDING
Errors: J. Blanca (2) , I. Cortéz (1)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Campbell RF 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 .163 3 11
P. Baca SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .247 0 10
J. Grant CF 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .219 8 30
J. Trejo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .245 15 35
Y. Puig LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .247 1 5
A. Sánchez 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 .223 1 6
D. Cooper C 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .217 0 1
   B. Blanchard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
J. Birt 2B 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .250 0 0
J. Nelson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300 0 1
   a-D. Webb PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271 4 13
   W. Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-J. Hernández PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .207 3 6
   I. Weeteling P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   c-V. Caratini C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 7 13
Totals 32 1 7 1 2 5 17      
a - D. Webb pinch hit for J. Nelson in the 5th
b - J. Hernández pinch hit for W. Smith in the 7th
c - V. Caratini substituted for I. Weeteling in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Birt (1, 7th Inning off J. Blanca, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: Y. Puig , P. Baca , J. Trejo , J. Birt 2 , A. Sánchez 2 , D. Webb
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Nelson , P. Baca , D. Cooper
Sac Bunt: P. Baca , A. Sánchez
Sac Fly: J. Grant
Team LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
CS: P. Baca (3)

FIELDING
Errors: P. Baca (3) , J. Birt (1) , D. Cooper (2)
PITTSBURGH PITCHING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Blanca W (5-2) 6.1 5 1 0 2 4 0 91 60 2.93   
J. Fry H (9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 1.76   
J. Mejía SV (2) 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 23 15 4.98   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Blanca 63
Batters Faced: J. Blanca 27, J. Fry 2, J. Mejía 8
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Blanca 3-12, J. Fry 1-1, J. Mejía 4-1
Pitches - Strikes: J. Blanca 91-60, J. Fry 4-4, J. Mejía 23-15
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. Fry 2-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Nelson L (0-3) 5.0 7 3 1 1 4 0 84 56 4.78   
W. Smith 2.0 2 0 0 2 3 0 46 27 2.57   
I. Weeteling 1.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 21 12 7.71   
B. Blanchard 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 13 9 4.10   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Nelson 48
Batters Faced: J. Nelson 24, W. Smith 10, I. Weeteling 6, B. Blanchard 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Nelson 6-4, W. Smith 2-1, I. Weeteling 3-1, B. Blanchard 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. Nelson 84-56, W. Smith 46-27, I. Weeteling 21-12, B. Blanchard 13-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: B. Blanchard 2-2
WP: W. Smith
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Daniel García
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (75 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 9 mph
Start Time: 1:15 PM EST
Time: 3:23
Attendance: 26822
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