Motte on the DL

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jason Motte has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a lower back sprain. The move is retroactive to Aug. 2. Motte started the 2014 campaign on the DL after recovering from Tommy John surgery performed in May 2013. He returned to the active roster on May 21 and has appeared in 24 games this season. The former closer has no record with a 4.91 ERA in 22 innings. The Cardinals recalled pitcher Nick Greenwood to the fill the roster spot. The lefty appeared in nine games for the club from June 15 through July 22 and has a record of 1-1 with a 4.74 ERA.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 21 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 1 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.