THESHOW
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
08/14/2026
 
THESHOW
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 2319 - FRIDAY, AUGUST 14TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
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St. Louis Cardinals (54-62) 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 5 11 0
Kansas City Royals (47-67) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
Cardinals Win at Kansas City, 5-2
St. Louis first baseman José Trejo made his presence felt in the 5-2 Cardinals triumph over the Kansas City Royals. Trejo was 3 for 4 with 2 doubles and a walk, while scoring 2 times and driving in 2. Bo Blanchard earned his 29th save in 34 chances. St. Louis is now 54-62, Kansas City 47-67.

St. Louis grabbed control in the top of the sixth. With two out and runners on 1st and 2nd, Jesús Montoya delivered a 2-run double, to make it 4-2 in favor of the Cardinals.

"If we play like this, we can win a lot of games," Montoya told the St. Louis Daily News.
ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORE KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
M. Dubbeldam 2B 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .235 3 27
   b-P. Baca 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 0 13
Y. Puig DH 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .238 6 19
J. Grant CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .226 13 61
   a-R. Campbell CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .207 9 30
J. Trejo 1B 4 2 3 2 1 0 1 .297 33 94
J. Hernández LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .218 8 20
G. Valpassos RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .208 0 3
J. Montoya SS 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 .281 3 34
V. Caratini C 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .231 13 36
A. Sánchez 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .240 3 27
Totals 35 5 11 5 5 6 16      
a - R. Campbell substituted for J. Grant in the 1st
b - P. Baca substituted for M. Dubbeldam in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Trejo 2 (32, 3rd Inning off A. Cole, 2 on, 2 outs; 6th Inning off A. Cole, 0 on, 1 out) J. Montoya (25, 6th Inning off A. Cole, 2 on, 2 outs) J. Grant (22, 1st Inning off A. Cole, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Trejo 5 , J. Montoya 3 , J. Grant 2 , J. Hernández 2 , A. Sánchez 2 , R. Campbell
2-out RBI: J. Trejo , J. Montoya
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Trejo , J. Hernández , M. Dubbeldam , G. Valpassos , A. Sánchez
Sac Bunt: G. Valpassos
Sac Fly: V. Caratini
Team LOB: 10
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
L. Salinas CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .226 12 42
S. Walker LF 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .145 0 4
C. Love DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254 11 51
B. Rutherford RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .231 12 52
R. Odor 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .263 17 42
M. Sano 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .213 8 28
B. Belt 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .234 16 52
S. Bennett C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .188 10 27
J. Gillette SS 3 1 1 0 1 2 1 .255 6 25
Totals 31 2 5 2 4 9 11      
BATTING
Doubles: S. Walker (1, 1st Inning off J. Velázquez, 0 on, 1 out)
Triples: J. Gillette (4, 5th Inning off C. Ellis, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Rutherford , S. Walker 2 , S. Bennett , M. Sano , J. Gillette 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , S. Walker 2 , B. Belt 2
Sac Fly: S. Walker
Team LOB: 7

BASERUNNING
SB: L. Salinas (10) , M. Sano (3) , J. Gillette (3)
ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORE KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Velázquez 1.1 2 1 1 3 1 0 39 20 4.30   
C. Ellis W (1-0) 3.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 48 30 1.69   
J. Quintana H (15) 3.0 1 0 0 1 4 0 42 23 3.98   
B. Blanchard SV (29) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 15 11 3.95   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Velázquez 38
Batters Faced: J. Velázquez 9, C. Ellis 12, J. Quintana 11, B. Blanchard 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Velázquez 2-1, C. Ellis 3-6, J. Quintana 1-4, B. Blanchard 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. Velázquez 39-20, C. Ellis 48-30, J. Quintana 42-23, B. Blanchard 15-11
Inherited Runners - Scored: C. Ellis 1-0
WP: J. Velázquez
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
A. Cole L (1-1) 7.0 7 4 4 3 5 0 103 65 2.59   
Y. Garcia 1.0 2 1 1 2 0 0 32 18 6.19   
H. Yang 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 14 9 3.58   
PITCHING
Game Score: A. Cole 49
Batters Faced: A. Cole 30, Y. Garcia 7, H. Yang 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: A. Cole 5-10, Y. Garcia 1-2, H. Yang 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: A. Cole 103-65, Y. Garcia 32-18, H. Yang 14-9
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: José Trejo
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Clear skies (79 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:15 PM EST
Time: 3:22
Attendance: 28978
Special Notes: CF Jim Grant was injured while running the bases. RP Chris Ellis was injured while pitching.
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