THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT PITTSBURGH PIRATES
09/22/2026
 
THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT PITTSBURGH PIRATES
GAME ID: 2829 - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2026 - GAME LOG
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Kansas City Royals (55-95) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Pittsburgh Pirates (80-71) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 X 4 7 1
Royals Lose, 4-0, at PNC Park
Pittsburgh starter Álex Vargas had a strong outing against the Kansas City Royals at PNC Park. The left-hander was a big part of his team's 4-0 win. The winning pitcher was Vargas, now 10-9. He tossed 5.2 innings of 5-hit ball, while walking 2 and fanning 6. Pittsburgh has now won 5 straight.

Benny Aldridge aided the Pittsburgh cause with a run-scoring double in the bottom of the fifth. For the game, the second baseman was 2-4 with a double, while scoring 2 runs.

"It was a solid team effort and we'll try to keep this momentum going," Aldridge told reporters after the game.
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE PITTSBURGH BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
L. Salinas CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .240 14 49
R. Odor 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .260 19 48
C. Love LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .266 17 73
S. Bennett C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .201 12 36
M. Sano 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .231 12 39
B. Belt 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .218 20 62
J. Gillette SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .268 7 37
S. Walker RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .216 1 18
J. Rosas P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 0 0
   B. Burrows P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0
   a-D. Burt PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .170 1 11
   A. Reyes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 32 0 6 0 3 10 18      
a - D. Burt pinch hit for B. Burrows in the 7th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Gillette (15, 5th Inning off Á. Vargas, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: J. Gillette 3 , C. Love , S. Bennett , B. Belt , M. Sano
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: C. Love , L. Salinas 2
GIDP: S. Walker , B. Belt
Team LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: R. Odor (2)

FIELDING
Errors: S. Bennett (12)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Aldridge 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .263 20 73
I. Cortéz SS 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .219 3 29
H. Vidro RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .284 31 78
B. Jenkins C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .200 11 39
Z. Collins 1B 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 .261 26 70
D. García LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .263 19 56
J. Garza 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .276 12 63
R. Rxo CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .263 19 62
Á. Vargas P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 0 1
   J. Morales P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 0 0
   a-C. James PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .219 5 10
   Z. Britton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0
Totals 28 4 7 4 4 5 10      
a - C. James pinch hit for J. Morales in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: B. Aldridge (29, 5th Inning off J. Rosas, 1 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: D. García , B. Aldridge 3 , J. Garza , H. Vidro , R. Rxo , C. James
2-out RBI: D. García , B. Aldridge , Z. Collins
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: I. Cortéz , Z. Collins
Sac Bunt: Á. Vargas
Team LOB: 3

BASERUNNING
SB: H. Vidro (23)

FIELDING
Errors: J. Garza (12)
Double Plays: 2 (Aldridge-Cortéz-Collins, Garza-Aldridge-Collins)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE PITTSBURGH PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
J. Rosas L (3-16) 5.1 4 2 1 2 3 0 64 36 4.50   
B. Burrows 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5.07   
A. Reyes 2.0 3 2 2 2 2 0 36 22 4.39   
PITCHING
Game Score: J. Rosas 55
Batters Faced: J. Rosas 21, B. Burrows 2, A. Reyes 10
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: J. Rosas 8-4, B. Burrows 1-1, A. Reyes 1-2
Pitches - Strikes: J. Rosas 64-36, B. Burrows 3-2, A. Reyes 36-22
WP: J. Rosas
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
Á. Vargas W (10-9) 5.2 5 0 0 2 6 0 90 55 4.07   
J. Morales H (11) 2.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 35 24 4.43   
Z. Britton 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 7 4.06   
PITCHING
Game Score: Á. Vargas 63
Batters Faced: Á. Vargas 22, J. Morales 10, Z. Britton 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: Á. Vargas 6-3, J. Morales 1-3, Z. Britton 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: Á. Vargas 90-55, J. Morales 35-24, Z. Britton 12-7
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. Morales 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Álex Vargas
Ballpark: PNC Park
Weather: Partly Cloudy (60 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 17 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM EST
Time: 2:54
Attendance: 23246
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