Cardinals Double Up Cubs

Matt Adams drove in four to help the Cardinals to a 6-3 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. A.J. Pierzynski went 3-for-4 with an RBI in his debut with St. Louis, which stopped a four-game slide. Shelby Miller allowed two runs over five-and-two-thirds innings while Randy Choate got the win and Trevor Rosenthal his 31st save. Jake Arrieta allowed two runs in six innings for Chicago while James Russell took the loss. Nate Schierholtz and Ryan Sweeney each hit solo homers for the Cubs, who have lost three of four.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 31 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.