Giants Rough Up Wainwright, Cardinals

Hunter Pence clubbed a three-run homer as the Giants popped the Cardinals 9-4 at Busch Stadium. Hector Sanchez and Gregor Blanco each knocked in two for San Francisco, which has won eight of its last nine. Madison Bumgarner improved to 7-and-3 after tossing seven shutout innings and allowing three hits and a walk while fanning ten. Adam Wainwright was rocked for seven runs in just four-and-a-third innings, falling to 8-and-3 for St. Louis. Jon Jay had a three-run double and Allen Craig doubled him in as the Cardinals lost their third straight.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 6 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 34 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.