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 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 2 min ago

Local Senior Legion teams are getting ready for the trip to the 2015 Blue Springs Woodbat Tournament. Washington, Union and St. Charles will compete in the event which will run Wednesday through Sunday at the Hidden Valley Athletic Complex.