Angels Use Five-Run Second To Down Cards

The Angels put up five runs in the second inning and Jered Weaver did the rest in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals in the opener of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. Albert Pujols, who spent his first 11 seasons in St. Louis, went 0-for-3 with a walk in his first game against his former club. David Freese plated the lone run on a groundout for the Cards, who have lost seven of their last nine. Lance Lynn was tagged for all five runs in six frames as he fell to 10-and-3 with his second straight setback.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 37 min ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 15 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.