Cardinals Sweep Pirates

Rookie Michael Wacha tossed seven shutout innings and singled home a pair during a four-run fifth, as the St. Louis Cardinals wrapped up a convincing three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with Sunday's 9-2 win at Busch Stadium.
Matt Carpenter, Jon Jay and David Freese each had two hits and one RBI for the
NL Central-leading Cardinals, who are now 1 1/2 games up on the second-place
Pirates in the division standings. Wacha (3-0) scattered two hits and walked
two during his impressive outing. Pittsburgh lost starter Charlie Morton (7-4) to injury in the second inning. Morton had struggled on the mound before being removed with discomfort in his left foot, having been tagged for five runs and six hits while recording just five outs. The Pirates have lost four games in a row, tying a season high, and remain one victory shy of securing their first winning season since 1992.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is 6-3 Senior Guard Walton Eckelkamp of the St. Francis Borgia Basketball Team. Walton was the MVP of the Union Tournament last week. He scored 21 points in the championship leading Borgia to a 66-54 win over Columbia Rock Bridge. He hit four three's, dished out four assists and pulled down three rebounds.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

As Mizzou students return to campus from semester break, they will be experiencing some of the changes promised to Concerned Students 1950.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 2 min ago

Boys Basketball...
Coming up in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game, the Union Wildcats will host the New Haven Shamrocks. Game time is 7:00.
Elsewhere...
St. James at Pacific
St. Mary's at Borgia
Hermann at Owensville
Sullivan at St. Clair
St. Charles at Warrenton