Cardinals Get By Nationals, Complete Sweep

Jaime Garcia tossed seven innings of one-run ball as the Cardinals dropped the Nationals 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep at Busch Stadium. Garcia improved to 3-and-0 while Trevor Rosenthal recorded the final out to earn his 20th save. Matt Adams hit a two-run homer and Matt Holliday added a solo shot and drove in two for St. Louis, which has won six out of seven. Adam LaRoche and Jayson Werth each drove in a run for Washington in defeat. Doug Fister fell to 5-and-2 after allowing four runs in six frames as the Nats lost their fourth straight overall since a four-game win streak.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 31 min ago

The Cardinals are off today as they travel to Philadelphia for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night against the Phillies. Shelby Miller gets the start for St. Louis. He's 8-and-9 with a 4.25 ERA. Philly counters with Kyle Kendrick, who is 5-and-11 with a 4.90 ERA.