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Mark Ellis tallied two RBI to help the Cardinals knock off the Phillies 5-3 at Busch Stadium. Jhonny Peralta drove in two in the win while Jon Jay added a RBI. Carlos Martinez won his first game of the season with five innings of three-run ball and Trevor Rosenthal notched his 22nd save for the Cards, who have won two straight. Cody Asche plated all the runs for Philadelphia with a bases clearing double. Kyle Kendrick was rocked for five runs in six innings to fall to 3-and-7. The Phillies have dropped two in a row.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 15 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 14 hours 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

15 hours 3 min ago

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.