Cardinals Bash Reds

Pete Kozma was 2-for-4 with three RBI as the Cardinals picked up a 9-2 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. David Freese and Jon Jay each collected two RBI for St. Louis, which has won two straight since falling in three out of four. Adam Wainwright improved to 9-and-3 by tossing seven innings of two-run ball with seven strikeouts in the win. Jay Bruce and Shin-Shoo Choo each drove in a run for the Reds, who were just 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position while the Redbirds went 8-for-19. Mike Leake allowed three runs over five innings to fall to 5-and-3 for Cincinnati, which has lost three straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF LEXI JONES - 09/08/2014 - 11:32am
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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 7 min ago

The Cardinals used three home runs to beat the Reds 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Tony Cruz launched a three-run dinger in the victory and Kolten Wong added a two-run homer. Randal Grichuk hit a solo shot with Jason Motte earning the win in relief. Michael Wacha grabbed a no-decision with four-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball as the Cards increased their division lead to three-and-a-half games.