THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
09/05/2026
 
THESHOW
CINCINNATI REDS AT ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
GAME ID: 2609 - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati Reds (88-47) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 8 1
St. Louis Cardinals (66-70) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
Reds Score Late to Upend Cardinals, 3-1
St. Louis pitcher Steve Stone gave the Reds all they could handle, but in the end, Cincinnati left Busch Stadium with a 3-1 win. Stone allowed no earned runs on 5 hits over 7 innings. Cincinnati reliever Raúl Hernández was the winner. His record is now 4-3. The losing pitcher was Caleb Thielbar. Cincinnati improves to 88-47 with the win. They lead their division by 15½ games.

Vasco Roldán's hit in the top of the ninth was a game-changer. With two out, he rapped a fastball from Caleb Thielbar for a 2-run double. It put Cincinnati in front, 3-1.

"It takes a lot of things to win a ballgame," said Cincinnati manager . "It's usually not just one thing."
CINCINNATI BATTING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Fareleiro 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .275 2 43
D. Green RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .282 10 38
M. Smith SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .337 27 114
O. Ghezzi LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .276 33 81
   b-W. Fairchild PH, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 3 10
C. Hughes 3B, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .229 25 60
C. Diaz 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .239 12 53
V. Roldán CF 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .254 16 64
   A. Wible P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
C. Turner C 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .265 7 38
J. Cole P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 0 0
   P. Gonzáles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   a-S. Henry PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .156 8 20
   H. Deleón P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   R. Hernández P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
   c-D. Roberts CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 0 2
Totals 33 3 8 2 1 6 16      
a - S. Henry pinch hit for P. Gonzáles in the 8th
b - W. Fairchild pinch hit for O. Ghezzi in the 9th
c - D. Roberts substituted for R. Hernández in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: V. Roldán (25, 9th Inning off C. Thielbar, 2 on, 2 outs) C. Diaz (20, 7th Inning off S. Stone, 0 on, 1 out) D. Green (12, 4th Inning off S. Stone, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: V. Roldán 3 , C. Diaz 3 , M. Smith , O. Ghezzi , J. Fareleiro , D. Green 2
2-out RBI: V. Roldán
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , C. Turner 2 , C. Hughes , C. Diaz , J. Fareleiro
GIDP: C. Hughes , O. Ghezzi , J. Fareleiro
Hit by Pitch: S. Henry
Team LOB: 5

BASERUNNING
SB: V. Roldán (42) , J. Fareleiro (60)

FIELDING
Errors: C. Turner (21)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Montoya SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .283 5 40
M. Dubbeldam 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .246 4 31
J. Grant CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .232 17 72
J. Trejo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .291 43 119
J. Hernández LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220 11 25
R. Campbell RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .210 10 38
A. Sánchez 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .250 3 31
D. Cooper C 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .244 2 13
S. Stone P 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 .161 0 3
   a-G. Valpassos PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254 1 7
   C. Thielbar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 31 1 5 1 3 5 12      
a - G. Valpassos pinch hit for S. Stone in the 7th

BATTING
Doubles: S. Stone (2, 5th Inning off J. Cole, 2 on, 2 outs) J. Trejo (35, 6th Inning off J. Cole, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: S. Stone 2 , J. Trejo 2 , M. Dubbeldam 2 , A. Sánchez
2-out RBI: S. Stone
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Trejo , J. Montoya 2 , R. Campbell
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
SB: M. Dubbeldam (46) , A. Sánchez (17) , G. Valpassos (8)
CS: M. Dubbeldam (12)

FIELDING
Errors: D. Cooper (10) , A. Sánchez (14)
Double Plays: 3 (Montoya-Dubbeldam-Trejo, Dubbeldam-Montoya-Trejo, Montoya-Dubbeldam-Trejo)
CINCINNATI PITCHING LINESCORE ST. LOUIS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Cole 6.1 5 1 1 1 2 0 82 56 1.42   
P. Gonzáles 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 13 5 2.91   
H. Deleón 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 4 2.86   
R. Hernández W (4-3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3.38   
A. Wible SV (41) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 13 9 2.24   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Cole 60
Batters Faced: J. Cole 25, P. Gonzáles 3, H. Deleón 2, R. Hernández 1, A. Wible 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Cole 11-6, P. Gonzáles 1-0, H. Deleón 0-1, R. Hernández 0-1, A. Wible 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: J. Cole 82-56, P. Gonzáles 13-5, H. Deleón 11-4, R. Hernández 3-2, A. Wible 13-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: R. Hernández 1-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
S. Stone 7.0 5 1 0 1 5 0 110 73 4.31   
C. Thielbar L (0-3) 2.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 36 22 4.58   
PITCHING
Game Score: S. Stone 69
Batters Faced: S. Stone 26, C. Thielbar 9
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: S. Stone 10-4, C. Thielbar 1-3
Pitches - Strikes: S. Stone 110-73, C. Thielbar 36-22
Hit Batsmen: C. Thielbar
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Steve Stone
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (71 degrees), wind blowing in from right at 9 mph
Start Time: 6:15 PM EST
Time: 3:14
Attendance: 30113
Special Notes: SP Joe Cole was injured while pitching.
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