Brewers Outlast Cardinals

The Brewers tied it with a three-run seventh and beat the Cardinals 5-3 in 12 innings last night at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday was 3-for-6 with a solo homer and two RBI while Allen Craig also went deep. Seth Maness took the loss in relief of Michael Wacha, who turned in a quality start.

The Cardinals continue their three-game series with the Brewers tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn puts his 4-and-1 record on the line for the Redbirds while Milwaukee counters with Kyle Lohse, who is also 4-and-1. First pitch is set for 7:15.

Cardinals prospects Randal Grichuk and Greg Garcia made their MLB debuts last night. Grichuk came on as a pinch hitter in the ninth and finished 0-for-2 at the dish. He played in right and center field. Garcia pinch hit in the seventh and drew a walk.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 57 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 22 hours 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

1 day 11 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas