Rockies Crush Cards

Jorge De La Rosa took a no-hitter into the seventh inning as the Rockies crushed the Cardinals, 8-2. David Freese singled with two outs in the seventh to break up De La Rosa's no-hitter. Pinch-hitter Matt Adams and Pete Kozma drove in a run each in the ninth inning for the Cards, who had won their previous three and lost for just the second time in 11 games. Jaime Garcia fanned seven in six frames, but all five runs to fall to 4-and-2. The Cardinals and Mets start a four-game series in New York tonight.

The St. Louis Cardinals placed pitcher Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of right elbow inflammation. The move is retroactive to May 9th. Westbrook is 2-and-1 with a 1.62 earned run average over seven starts. St. Louis plans to purchase pitcher John Gast from Triple-A Memphis on Tuesday where the left-hander will make his MLB debut versus the New York Mets. Gast is 3-and-1 this season with Memphis and has a 1.16 ERA over six starts.

St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect Oscar Taveras left yesterday's against against the Fresno Grizzlies. The Memphis Redbirds center fielder was 2-for-5 with a run scored prior to injuring his ankle in the ninth inning while stealing a base. He was ranked by multiple outlets as the third-best prospect in all of baseball coming into this season.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 6 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 3 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.