Orioles Throttle Cardinals

J.J. Hardy hit two homers and drove in four runs as the Orioles cruised past the Cardinals 12-2 at Camden Yards. Manny Machado hit a three-run dinger in the win while Adam Jones and Chris Davis added solo shots. Ryan Flaherty clubbed a two-run jack and Nick Hundley collected three hits for Baltimore, which has won five of six. Chris Tillman improved to 9-and-5. Justin Masterson was pulled after two-plus innings, giving up five runs on seven hits to fall to 1-and-1. A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run homer for the Cardinals, who have dropped two of their last three.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 23 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 3 min ago

Baseball...
Four Rivers Classic Tournament
Pool A
Wright City at Owensville to complete the suspended game earlier in the week. They will resume in the top of the 4th with Wright City leading 4-2.
Pool B
St. Clair/St. James-Rained out
Pool C
New Haven hosts Montgomery County at 5:30
Pool D
Rolla at Hermann