Padres Ground Cardinals

Carlos Quentin was 2-for-4 with an RBI as the Padres grabbed a 5-3 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Chase Headley was 2-for-5 and scored twice for San Diego, which has won two out of three since a four-game slide. Edinson Volquez allowed three runs over five innings to improve to 7-and-8 while Huston Street recorded his 16th save. Allen Craig laced a two-run single in the fourth for St. Louis, which had won three of its previous four. Lance Lynn fell to 11-and-5 after allowing four runs in five innings. Lynn started the season 10-and-1 but has lost four of his last five decisions.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 1 day ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 31 min ago

It will be quiet at the Cardinals' spring training complex today. Although a few pitchers are slated to throw side sessions, manager Mike Matheny is giving most of his players the day off before the Grapefruit League slate begins. The Cards did a "27 outs" defensive drill yesterday. The Cardinals play their first spring game tomorrow. The Cards take on the Miami Marlins in the Grapefruit League opener at 12:05 p.m. at Roger Dean Stadium.