Miller, Cardinals Down Braves

Shelby Miller allowed an unearned run over seven innings as the Cardinals dropped the Braves 4-1 at Busch Stadium. Miller struck out seven and improved to 6-and-2 while Trevor Rosenthal shut the door in the ninth for his 13th save. Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and two runs while Peter Bourjos had two hits and knocked in a run. St. Louis has won four straight. Andrelton Simmons went 3-for-3 with a run for Atlanta while Aaron Harang gave up three runs across six innings to fall to 4-and-4. The Braves have lost four of their last five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 day 3 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 3 hours ago

Max Pacioretty scored twice on his 26th birthday as the Canadiens cruised to a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Bell Centre. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal in the first period for St. Louis, which fell to 0-and-2 on its four-game road trip. Jake Allen allowed all four goals on 30 shots in the setback. The Blues skate in Ottawa tomorrow.