Cubs Win Battle Of Aces Over Cardinals

Jeff Samardzija pitched eight-and-one-third innings and allowed two runs on seven hits to get the win, as the Cubs topped the Cardinals and ace Adam Wainwright 4-2 at Busch Stadium. Ryan Sweeney and Cody Ransom hit home runs for the Cubs. Carlos Beltran had two hits including a home run for the Cards and Yadier Molina had three hits. Wainwright allowed four runs on seven hits in seven innings but took the loss to snap a five-start winning streak. He's 10-and-4 on the season.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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

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The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

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SPORTS CORNER

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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.