Giants Pound Cardinals

Joaquin Arias went 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead the Giants to an 8-0 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Brandon Crawford notched two RBI while Buster Posey and Gregor Blanco also batted in a run for San Fran, which has won five of six. Tim Hudson struck out six in seven shutout innings en route to his sixth win. Lance Lynn surrendered seven runs, four earned, in three-and-a-third innings to fall to 6-and-3. Matt Carpenter went 2-for-3 for St. Louis, which has lost four of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 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

19 hours 21 min 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

2 hours 24 sec ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.