Cardinals Nip Braves

Adam Wainwright struck out nine in a complete game to pace the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Braves in St. Louis. Wainwright allowed the one run as he improved to 15-and-7 on the season. Matt Holliday lifted a solo homer for St. Louis, which has won six-of-seven. Yadier Molina went 3-for-4 with two runs in the win. Freddie Freeman was 2-for-4 with the lone RBI for Atlanta, which has lost three-of-four. Kris Medlen allowed three runs in six-plus innings for the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 6 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

16 hours 33 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.