Cardinals Fall To Mets

Jon Jay was 3-for-3 with two RBI but the Cardinals fell to the Mets yesterday, 10-7. Allen Craig was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI in the loss. Jake Westbrook allowed three runs, two earned, over six innings in the start. St. Louis is now 12-and-14 in spring play. The Cards battle the Twins in Fort Myers today.

Cardinals third baseman David Freese will have an MRI on his back today. He was a scratch from yesterday's lineup after experiencing pain in his lower back. The team says it's possible Freese will not be ready by Opening Day. Freese will also likely be limited to minor-league games the rest of the spring, if he's able to play.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

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SPORTS CORNER

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It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.