Brewers Outlast Cardinals

The Brewers tied it with a three-run seventh and beat the Cardinals 5-3 in 12 innings last night at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday was 3-for-6 with a solo homer and two RBI while Allen Craig also went deep. Seth Maness took the loss in relief of Michael Wacha, who turned in a quality start.

The Cardinals continue their three-game series with the Brewers tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn puts his 4-and-1 record on the line for the Redbirds while Milwaukee counters with Kyle Lohse, who is also 4-and-1. First pitch is set for 7:15.

Cardinals prospects Randal Grichuk and Greg Garcia made their MLB debuts last night. Grichuk came on as a pinch hitter in the ninth and finished 0-for-2 at the dish. He played in right and center field. Garcia pinch hit in the seventh and drew a walk.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.