Cards Blank Bucs

Adam Wainwright allowed only three hits across eight inning of scoreless baseball as the Cardinals crushed the Pirates 7-0 from Busch Stadium. Jhonny Peralta hit two homers and drove in four runs for St. Louis, which took two of three in the series. Matt Carpenter added two hits and a run scored in the win. Edinson Volquez allowed six runs in five-and-two-thirds innings for the loss. He also had one of the three hits for Pittsburgh, which has lost five of six.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 11 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 1 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.