Cardinals Handle Dodgers

Yadier Molina hit a solo homer while Jhonny Peralta ripped a two-run double as the Cardinals dropped the Dodgers 3-1 at Chavez Ravine. Carlos Martinez allowed one run but lasted just four-and-a-third innings for St. Louis. Seth Maness got the win in relief while Trevor Rosenthal notched his 24th save as the Cards won their fifth in seven games. Dee Gordon went 3-for-4 and knocked in the lone run for Los Angeles while Hyun-Jin Ryu gave up three runs over seven frames, falling to 9-and-4. The Dodgers had won five of their last six.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 15 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

15 hours 32 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.