Padres Bounce Cardinals

Jedd Gyorko hit a grand slam and drove in five as the Padres rolled the Cardinals 9-5 at Busch Stadium. Seth Smith collected three hits and an RBI in the win and Jake Goebbert drove in three. Alex Torres earned the win in relief of Jesse Hahn, who surrendered five runs in five-and-two-thirds innings. San Diego snapped a short two-game skid. Matt Carpenter drove in two runs in the loss while Matt Adams and Jhonny Peralta each collected two hits and a RBI. Shelby Miller gave up four runs in six frames and walked six for the no-decision. Kevin Siegrist took the loss in relief as the Cards saw a three-game streak end. The game was delayed in the seventh inning for nearly two hours due to the weather.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 5 hours ago

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

6 hours 31 min ago

It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.