Cardinals Rally Past Cubs

Jon Jay singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning as the Cardinals rallied to beat the Cubs 5-4 at Wrigley Field. Carlos Beltran went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI singles, including the game-tying hit in the seventh, as St. Louis overcame a two-run deficit. Seth Maness picked up the win in relief and Edward Mujica [[ moo-HEE-kuh ]] notched his ninth save. The Cardinals have won seven of their last eight games.

The National League Central-leading Cardinals return home from Chicago and get a day off today. Then they open a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies tomorrow night at Busch Stadium. Colorado enters today's play in second place in the National League West trailing the San Francisco Giants by half a game.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Softball Player Megan Micke. The Junior Shortstop had a terrific start to the season helping the Jays to a second place finish in the Union Tournament Saturday. In three games, Megan had 11 plate appearances, eight official at-bats, four hits, including a double, an rbi, a stolen base with six runs scored, three walks and two strike outs.

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 34 min ago

Jorge Soler launched two home runs in just his third Major League game as the Cubs beat the Cardinals 7-2 at Busch Stadium. Soler went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs while Javier Baez added two RBI. Luis Valbuena and Arismendy Alcantara each hit a solo shot for the Cubs to end a short two game skid. Neil Ramirez earned the win in relief.