THESHOW
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT PITTSBURGH PIRATES
08/21/2025
 
THESHOW
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT PITTSBURGH PIRATES
GAME ID: 2386 - THURSDAY, AUGUST 21ST, 2025 - GAME LOG
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St. Louis Cardinals (46-74) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
Pittsburgh Pirates (72-49) 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X 4 10 0
Pirates Bridle Cardinals, 4-2
Pittsburgh pitcher Juan Blanca did his part in helping his team beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-2. The right-hander kept opposing batters in check throughout the game. The current losing streak for St. Louis has reached 5 games.

Bob Jenkins, who is tied for 10th in the NL in bases on balls with 60, aided the Pittsburgh cause with a 2-run single in the bottom of the first. For the game, the catcher was 1-3 with a walk, while adding 2 RBI.

St. Louis manager David Eubanks said he was "mildly disappointed" with the loss. "We had our opportunities, but we didn't take advantage of them," he said.
ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORE PITTSBURGH BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
M. Dubbeldam 2B 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 .247 6 28
D. Webb LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .219 12 48
J. Grant CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .281 13 42
T. Méndez 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .249 18 50
A. Minier 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .200 1 1
R. Campbell RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220 9 37
J. Parker SS 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 .176 1 8
G. Sanchez C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .132 2 6
Á. Martínez P 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .189 0 3
Totals 29 2 3 2 4 12 12      
BATTING
Doubles: T. Méndez (22, 6th Inning off J. Blanca, 1 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: J. Grant (13, 3rd Inning off J. Blanca, 1 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Grant 4 , J. Parker , T. Méndez 2
2-out RBI: J. Grant
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: M. Dubbeldam , R. Campbell , T. Méndez
Sac Bunt: G. Sanchez
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
SB: M. Dubbeldam (29)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Minier-Dubbeldam-Méndez, Parker-Dubbeldam-Méndez)
PB: G. Sanchez
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
R. Rxo CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .296 20 64
D. Dudley RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .248 24 63
H. Vidro LF 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .286 29 68
B. Jenkins C 3 0 1 2 1 1 2 .204 15 39
A. McCarty 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259 31 65
B. Aldridge 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .294 20 59
I. Cortéz SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .248 6 23
   D. Davis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
J. Garza 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 5 38
J. Blanca P 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .255 0 5
   T. Gutiérrez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-L. Fox PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .239 0 2
   L. González P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   J. Morales P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   b-I. Flores SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 2 13
Totals 31 4 10 3 3 3 15      
a - L. Fox pinch hit for T. Gutiérrez in the 7th
b - I. Flores substituted for J. Morales in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: D. Dudley (23, 1st Inning off Á. Martínez, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Aldridge , B. Jenkins , H. Vidro 2 , I. Cortéz , R. Rxo 3 , D. Dudley 2 , L. Fox
2-out RBI: H. Vidro
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: I. Cortéz
GIDP: D. Dudley 2
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
CS: H. Vidro (4)
ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORE PITTSBURGH PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
Á. Martínez L (8-8) 8.0 10 4 4 3 3 0 114 63 3.13   
PITCHING
Game Score: Á. Martínez 46
Batters Faced: Á. Martínez 34
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: Á. Martínez 5-13
Pitches - Strikes: Á. Martínez 114-63
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Blanca W (15-7) 6.0 3 2 2 4 8 1 106 61 3.29   
T. Gutiérrez H (2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 8 1.69   
L. González H (3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 4 0.00   
J. Morales H (20) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 2.52   
D. Davis SV (33) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 10 8 2.62   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Blanca 62
Batters Faced: J. Blanca 25, T. Gutiérrez 3, L. González 2, J. Morales 1, D. Davis 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Blanca 1-9, T. Gutiérrez 1-1, L. González 2-0, J. Morales 0-0, D. Davis 0-1
Pitches - Strikes: J. Blanca 106-61, T. Gutiérrez 12-8, L. González 8-4, J. Morales 4-3, D. Davis 10-8
Inherited Runners - Scored: T. Gutiérrez 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Juan Blanca
Ballpark: PNC Park
Weather: Partly Cloudy (62 degrees), wind blowing out to left at 8 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM EST
Time: 3:07
Attendance: 38256
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