The Pittsburgh Pirates won the first game of their doubleheader at home against the Atlanta Braves today by a 5-0 margin. The Braves managed to leave 15 runners on base in the game. The Braves got 8 hits, 6 walks, and had 2 batters reach on errors. One of the runners was erased on a double play.
The last team to leave 15 runners on base in a 9-inning game and not score was Colorado back on August 13, 2005 against Washington.
The record for most runners left on base in a 9-inning shutout is 16. Seattle did it against Toronto on May 7, 1998 and St. Louis did it against Philadelphia on May 24, 1994.