Cardinals Blank Reds

Adam Wainwright struck out 12 and blanked the Reds for eight innings as the Cardinals won 4-0 from Great American Ball Park. Kolten Wong, Tony Cruz and Allen Craig were each 2-for-4 with an RBI for St. Louis, which has won five of six. Matt Holliday also drove in a run in the win while Wainwright improved to 8-and-2. Mike Leake struck out eight over six innings of two-run ball for the loss. Ryan Ludwick and Zack Cozart both had two hits for Cincinnati, which has lost three of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 18 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 31 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.