Cards Cruise Past Cubs

Matt Holliday lifted a solo homer and knocked in two runs to help the Cardinals crush the Cubs 6-1 in St. Louis. Allen Craig also drove in two runs for St. Louis, which took three-of-four in the series. Yadier Molina scored twice in the win. Lance Lynn improved to 10-and-1 after allowing one run in six innings. Scott Feldman dipped to 6-and-6 after giving up five runs in five-and-a-third frames. Welington Castillo was 3-for-4 with a solo shot for Chicago, which has lost four-of-five. The Cards start a three-game set with Texas tonight while the Cubs begin a three-game set with Houston today.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
COMMUNITY MUST HEAL: A CHALLENGE - 08/06/2014 - 3:18pm
Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am

SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 4 min ago

The Cardinals used three home runs to beat the Reds 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Tony Cruz launched a three-run dinger in the victory and Kolten Wong added a two-run homer. Randal Grichuk hit a solo shot with Jason Motte earning the win in relief. Michael Wacha grabbed a no-decision with four-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball as the Cards increased their division lead to three-and-a-half games.