Motte on the DL

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a lower back sprain. The move is retroactive to Aug. 2. Motte started the 2014 campaign on the DL after recovering from Tommy John surgery performed in May 2013. He returned to the active roster on May 21 and has appeared in 24 games this season. The former closer has no record with a 4.91 ERA in 22 innings. The Cardinals recalled pitcher Nick Greenwood to the fill the roster spot. The lefty appeared in nine games for the club from June 15 through July 22 and has a record of 1-1 with a 4.74 ERA.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Softball Player Megan Freitag. Megan is a four year starter in center field and is rock solid with the glove as she made several diving catches throughout her career. Megan is also good with the bat. She hit third in the lineup and finished as the career leader in home runs at Washington High School with 10. She has always been a very good student maintaining an "A" average.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 5 min ago

Austin Davis threw for 152 yards and two touchdowns to help the Rams sink the Super Bowl champion Seahawks 28-26 from the Edward Jones Dome. Stedman Bailey returned a punt 90 yards for a TD while Tre Mason rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown for St. Louis, which snapped a three-game slide. Benjamin Cunningham and Lance Kendricks each hauled in a TD pass.