Cardinals Get By Nationals, Complete Sweep

Jaime Garcia tossed seven innings of one-run ball as the Cardinals dropped the Nationals 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep at Busch Stadium. Garcia improved to 3-and-0 while Trevor Rosenthal recorded the final out to earn his 20th save. Matt Adams hit a two-run homer and Matt Holliday added a solo shot and drove in two for St. Louis, which has won six out of seven. Adam LaRoche and Jayson Werth each drove in a run for Washington in defeat. Doug Fister fell to 5-and-2 after allowing four runs in six frames as the Nats lost their fourth straight overall since a four-game win streak.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 6 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

7 hours 1 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.