Cardinals Crushed By Braves

Julio Teheran did not allow a hit over five innings as the Braves blasted the Cardinals 12-3 in Grapefruit League play. Evan Gattis drove in three runs for Atlanta. Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook allowed two runs in four innings. Justin Christian tripled in two runs for St. Louis. The Cardinals and Braves meet again today in Jupiter.

The Cardinals trimmed three more players from their roster after Tuesday's game against the Braves. Pitcher Kevin Siegrist was optioned to Triple-A Memphis, pitcher Barrett Browing was reassigned to Triple-A Memphis and catcher Cody Stanley was reassigned to Double-A Springfield. The Cards have 48 players left in camp.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

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Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
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SPORTS CORNER

23 hours 24 min ago

Jon Jay doubled and scored on Kolten Wong's sac-fly in the eighth as the Cardinals clipped the Reds 2-1 at Busch Stadium. Matt Carpenter homered in the first for St. Louis, which swept the three-game series. Adam Wainwright outdueled Cincinnati's Mike Leake for his second win.