Cardinals Crush Reds In Rubber Match

The Cardinals hit four home runs and got a complete-game shutout from Jake Westbrook to beat the Reds 10-0 at Busch Stadium. Jon Jay, Carlos Beltran, Matt Adams and Matt Carpenter all reached the seats for the Redbirds, who took two-of-three from Cincinnati. Westbrook threw a five-hitter.

The Cardinals enjoy an off-day today. They open a three-game series tomorrow night against the division-rival Brewers at Busch Stadium. Shelby Miller is slated to oppose former Cardinal Kyle Lohse, who signed with Milwaukee just last month. The Brewers are off to a 2-and-6 start.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 21 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

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

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SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 43 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.