THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
08/14/2025
 
THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
GAME ID: 2292 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 14TH, 2025 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City Royals (60-54) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 8 1
St. Louis Cardinals (45-69) 1 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 X 9 14 1
Cardinals Bang Out 9-5 Win Versus Kansas City
Starting pitcher Álex Martínez pitched well enough to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals by the score of 9-5. Martínez picked up the win for St. Louis, going 8.2 innings. He gave up 1 run on 5 hits. He now sports a record of 8-7. With the win, St. Louis goes to 45-69, while the Royals fall to 60-54.

Rougned Odor, who is a two-time All-Star, aided the St. Louis cause with a 2-run home run in the bottom of the third. For the game, the second baseman was 1-4 with a home run. He drove in 2 runs and scored once.

"I'm proud of the boys for pulling through," said Cardinals manager David Eubanks. "The wins don't come easy for this team, but everyone's got an extra jump in their step after a game like this."
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Velens SS 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 .254 13 43
J. Mejía CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .234 3 23
K. Bryant 3B 4 1 3 1 1 0 1 .295 7 31
C. Love LF 5 1 1 4 0 0 6 .216 12 30
F. Freeman 1B 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 .296 10 35
L. Salinas RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .211 0 14
O. Herrera 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .229 2 20
D. Grullon C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .232 2 7
L. Farrell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-E. Davidse PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294 18 39
   R. De La Rosa P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   K. Butler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-S. Walker PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .219 0 12
Totals 35 5 8 5 6 4 19      
a - E. Davidse pinch hit for L. Farrell in the 5th
b - S. Walker pinch hit for K. Butler in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: L. Salinas (8, 2nd Inning off Á. Martínez, 0 on, 1 out) K. Bryant (13, 8th Inning off Á. Martínez, 0 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: C. Love (12, 9th Inning off T. Domínguez, 3 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: C. Love 4 , L. Salinas 2 , J. Mejía , K. Bryant 4 , D. Grullon , S. Walker
2-out RBI: C. Love , K. Bryant
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: C. Love , L. Salinas , D. Grullon , O. Herrera
Team LOB: 7

BASERUNNING
SB: C. Love (7)

FIELDING
Errors: J. Mejía (1)
Double Plays: 2 (Bryant-Herrera-Freeman, Bryant-Herrera-Freeman)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Campbell RF 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .223 9 36
   a-M. Austin PH, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 1 7
D. Webb LF 5 2 2 1 0 1 0 .219 12 47
J. Grant CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .294 12 40
T. Méndez 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .253 16 46
R. Odor 2B 4 1 1 2 0 1 2 .258 1 6
A. Sánchez 3B 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .246 6 21
J. Henry C 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .272 2 30
J. Montoya SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .229 0 3
Á. Martínez P 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .206 0 3
   T. Domínguez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 0 0
   B. Blanchard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 35 9 14 9 2 5 15      
a - M. Austin pinch hit for R. Campbell in the 6th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Grant (11, 4th Inning off L. Farrell, 2 on, 1 out) J. Henry (10, 7th Inning off R. De La Rosa, 1 on, 2 outs) R. Campbell (19, 3rd Inning off L. Farrell, 0 on, 0 outs) A. Sánchez (16, 7th Inning off R. De La Rosa, 1 on, 2 outs) D. Webb (18, 3rd Inning off L. Farrell, 1 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: J. Grant (12, 1st Inning off L. Farrell, 0 on, 2 outs) R. Odor (1, 3rd Inning off L. Farrell, 1 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: Á. Martínez , J. Grant 6 , J. Henry 3 , R. Campbell 3 , A. Sánchez 4 , T. Méndez , D. Webb 3 , R. Odor 4
2-out RBI: J. Grant , J. Henry , A. Sánchez , R. Odor
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: Á. Martínez , J. Montoya , R. Odor
GIDP: J. Henry , M. Austin
Sac Bunt: Á. Martínez
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Errors: A. Sánchez (16)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
L. Farrell L (11-8) 4.0 10 7 7 1 4 2 89 54 3.41   
R. De La Rosa 3.0 4 2 2 1 1 0 55 32 4.68   
K. Butler 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 0.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: L. Farrell 17
Batters Faced: L. Farrell 23, R. De La Rosa 13, K. Butler 2
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. Farrell 6-2, R. De La Rosa 3-4, K. Butler 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: L. Farrell 89-54, R. De La Rosa 55-32, K. Butler 6-4
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Butler 1-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
Á. Martínez W (8-7) 8.2 5 1 1 5 3 0 135 81 3.04   
T. Domínguez 0.0 3 4 4 1 0 1 15 9 4.99   
B. Blanchard 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 3.08   
PITCHING
Game Score: Á. Martínez 68
Batters Faced: Á. Martínez 36, T. Domínguez 4, B. Blanchard 1
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: Á. Martínez 12-10, T. Domínguez 0-0, B. Blanchard 0-0
Pitches - Strikes: Á. Martínez 135-81, T. Domínguez 15-9, B. Blanchard 3-3
Inherited Runners - Scored: T. Domínguez 1-1
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Álex Martínez
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (77 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 11 mph
Start Time: 6:15 PM EST
Time: 3:28
Attendance: 23460
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