Cards Wrap Up Series With Reds Today

The Cardinals and Reds wrap up their three-game set from Busch Stadium this afternoon. Lance Lynn will take the mound against Cincinnati's Homer Bailey. St. Louis looks to make it two in-a-row after ending a three-game slide in last night's win. First pitch is set for 12:45.

Matt Holliday belted a two-run homer to back eight strong innings from Jaime Garcia, as the Cardinals edged the Reds, 2-1. Garcia gave up just one run while scattering seven hits as he upped his mark to 3-and-1. Edward Mujica struck out the side in the ninth to earn his fifth save. The Cards snapped a three-game skid.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 20 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

10 hours 2 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas