Dodgers Dump Cardinals

Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run in the top of the ninth to lift the Dodgers to a 4-3 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Juan Uribe, Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier all singled in runs for Los Angeles, which avoided the three-game sweep. Shortstop Hanley Ramirez left the game in the ninth after getting hit by a pitch for the second time in the contest. J.P. Howell got the win in relief of Clayton Kershaw, who allowed three runs in seven innings. Kenley Jansen picked up save number 28. Trevor Rosenthal took the loss. Peter Bourjos tied the game at three with a two-run homer in the sixth.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 2 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

4 hours 46 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.