Cards Get Rocked By Rays

Adam Wainwright gave up five runs in the top of the fifth inning as the Cardinals fell to the Rays 7-2 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright fell to 12-and-5 with the loss for St. Louis, which has lost two straight. Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday each belted a solo shot in defeat. The Cards finish off their short two-game series with the Rays tonight at 6:15. Lancey Lynn is 11-and-6 and will take the mound for St. Louis and Alex Cobb will toe the rubber opposite him.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 5 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

18 hours 39 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas