Cardinals Club Cubs

Adam Wainwright bolstered his NL Cy Young resume as the Cardinals clobbered the Cubs 6-2 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright allowed two hits and a walk over five-and-third innings to improve to 19-and-9. Matt Holliday hit a two-run home run for St. Louis, which has a one-game lead on Atlanta for the National League's top record. Yadier Molina was 2-for-2 with a pair of RBI and a run scored in the win. Seth Maness picked up his first save. Edwin Jackson gave up six runs in under three innings for the loss. He left early with lat discomfort on his right side. Anthony Rizzo lifted a solo shot for Chicago, which dropped to 66-and-95.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 57 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Volleyball Player Jordan Kriete from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Jordan played all the way around on a team that finished the season 26-7-2. Her statistics are impressive.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 7 min ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are exercising the 2015 option on pitcher John Lackey. The 36-year-old right-hander will earn the league minimum 500-thousand-dollars after making 15.25-million each of the last three seasons. Lackey was acquired from Boston at the trade deadline and his contract had a clause allowing for a league-minimum option after missing the entire 2012 season due to elbow surgery.