Cubs Blank Cardinals

Edwin Jackson fired seven shutout innings to pace the Cubs to a 3-0 win over the Cardinals in Chicago. Jackson allowed three hits while striking out five as he moved to 6-and-10. Anthony Rizzo knocked in all three runs for Chicago, which has won five-of-six. Starlin Castro was 3-for-4 with a pair of runs in the win. Kevin Gregg picked up his 16th save. Allen Craig was 2-for-4 for St. Louis, which had won five in-a-row. Jake Westbrook gave up all the runs in seven frames for the loss. The series continues today.

Game two is this afternoon at 3:05. Joe Kelly will oppose Carlos Villanueva.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 hours 37 sec ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 31 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...