Pirates Power Past Cards To Even NLDS

Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte hit home runs to power the Pirates to a 7-1 win over the Cardinals in Game Two of their National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. Gerrit Cole allowed just two hits and one run in six innings for the win as Pittsburgh evened the best-of-five series at a game apiece. Cole opened the scoring with an RBI single and Russell Martin drove in a pair of runs for the Bucs. Lance Lynn allowed five runs in four-and-a-third frames to take the loss for St. Louis. Yadier Molina homered for the Cardinals' lone run. The series shifts to Pittsburgh for Game Three on Sunday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 17 hours 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

18 hours 3 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.