Orioles Throttle Cardinals

J.J. Hardy hit two homers and drove in four runs as the Orioles cruised past the Cardinals 12-2 at Camden Yards. Manny Machado hit a three-run dinger in the win while Adam Jones and Chris Davis added solo shots. Ryan Flaherty clubbed a two-run jack and Nick Hundley collected three hits for Baltimore, which has won five of six. Chris Tillman improved to 9-and-5. Justin Masterson was pulled after two-plus innings, giving up five runs on seven hits to fall to 1-and-1. A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer for the Cardinals, who have dropped two of their last three.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 10 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 34 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.