Cardinals Club Cubs

Adam Wainwright bolstered his NL Cy Young resume as the Cardinals clobbered the Cubs 6-2 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright allowed two hits and a walk over five-and-third innings to improve to 19-and-9. Matt Holliday hit a two-run home run for St. Louis, which has a one-game lead on Atlanta for the National League's top record. Yadier Molina was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBI and a run scored in the win. Seth Maness picked up his first save. Edwin Jackson gave up six runs in under three innings for the loss. He left early with lat discomfort on his right side. Anthony Rizzo lifted a solo shot for Chicago, which dropped to 66-and-95.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 1 day ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

4 hours 1 min ago

It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.