Marlins Clip Cardinals

Giancarlo Stanton blasted a pair of home runs and totaled three RBI to lead the Marlins to a 6-5 win over the Cardinals at Marlins Park. Stanton is now tied with two others for the Major League lead with 31 homers. Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with one RBI and Adeiny Hechavarria plated a run for Miami, which has won three of four. Tom Koehler improved to 8-and-9 with the win and Steve Cishek notched his 30th save. Shelby Miller got tagged for five runs in five innings to fall to 8-and-9 for St. Louis, which has lost four of its last six. Jon Jay belted a two-run shot and Matt Holliday went 4-for-4 and drove in a run in the loss.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

22 hours 48 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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SPORTS CORNER

17 sec ago

The Cardinals and Cubs play a day-night doubleheader today at Wrigley Field. Tyler Lyons will oppose Chicago's Jake Arrieta in the opener at 12:20 p.m. Tim Cooney will then start the nightcap for St. Louis, with that game at 7:05 p.m. The twinbill is a makeup of an April 7th rainout.