The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals.
Carlos Martinez was dominant for seven innings as the Cardinals blanked the Brewers 3-0 at Miller Park. Martinez struck out eight and walked two on four hits to improve to 2-and-0.
The Blues and Wild play a pivotal Game Five of their first-round playoff series tonight at Scottrade Center. Faceoff is at 8:30 p.m.
Matt Adams singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Cardinals went on to beat the Nationals 4-1 in Washington.
The Cardinals now move on to Milwaukee to continue their road trip against the Brewers. Carlos Martinez takes the mound in the series opener for St. Louis. He's 1-and-0 with a 2.08 ERA.
The Rams continue to prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft. The first round takes place next Thursday in Chicago. The Rams have the 10th overall selection after finishing last season 7-and-9... more
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Shelby Friend went 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored, 3 RBI's, and a two-out, walk-off home run in the bottom of the 7th.
Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice as the Blues blasted the Wild 6-1 in Game Four of their Western Conference quarterfinal series at Xcel Energy Center.
Kolten Wong doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Cardinals beat the Nationals, 7-5, in the Nation's Capital.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Golfer Joshua Jones from Union High School.