Orioles Rock Cardinals

For a second straight game the Orioles crushed the Cardinals 10-3 at Camden Yards in their three-game series. Nelson Cruz smacked his 30th homer, while Caleb Joseph and Delmon Young also left the yard. It was Joseph's fifth straight start with a home run. Young had two hits and three RBI and Ubaldo Jimenez grabbed his fourth win in his return to the rotation. Jimenez allowed three runs over six innings making his first start since early in July. John Jay connected for a long ball and drove in two in the loss. John Lackey was lit up for nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings to fall to 1-and-1 for St. Louis. The Cardinals lost the opener of the set, 12-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 18 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

6 days 14 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

18 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.