Cards Sweep Set At "The K"

Former Royal Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Cardinals went on to beat the Royals 4-1 at Kauffman Stadium. Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday also went deep as St. Louis swept the two-game series in KC. Tyler Lyons allowed one run in seven innings for the win and Edward Mujica notched his 16th save.

After playing two games in Kansas City, the Cardinals and Royals now convene at Busch Stadium to begin a two-game series tonight. Lance Lynn puts his 7-and-1 record on the line for the Redbirds, while the Royals counter with 1-and-2 Luis Mendoza. The Cardinals are 34-and-17, a game-and-a-half ahead of the Reds atop the NL Central.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 20 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 2 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.