Cardinals Top Phillies

Mark Ellis tallied two RBI to help the Cardinals knock off the Phillies 5-3 at Busch Stadium. Jhonny Peralta drove in two in the win while Jon Jay added a RBI. Carlos Martinez won his first game of the season with five innings of three-run ball and Trevor Rosenthal notched his 22nd save for the Cards, who have won two straight. Cody Asche plated all the runs for Philadelphia with a bases clearing double. Kyle Kendrick was rocked for five runs in six innings to fall to 3-and-7. The Phillies have dropped two in a row.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 54 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.