The Cardinals try to bounce back tonight playing the second of three games against the Rockies. St. Louis and the Pirates are tied for the NL Central lead at 87-and-63.
Ryan Wheeler's two-run single highlighted a four-run eighth inning and helped the Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Cardinals at Coors Field.
The Blues hit the ice tomorrow for their second preseason game. St. Louis takes on the Lightning in Tampa. The Blues beat the Stars over the weekend, 6-5, in a shootout.
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The East Central College athletic teams were able to record victories in a number of sports over the weekend.
Union won the Owensville Tournament with a 17-3 win over New Haven and a 7-1 victory over Owensville
The Rams fell behind 21-0 in the second quarter and lost 31-24 to the Falcons in Atlanta. Julio Jones had 11 catches for 182 yards and a touchdown for Atlanta.
The Cardinals open a seven-game road trip tonight at Colorado. They play the first of four against the Rockies at Coors Field tonight, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose Jorge De La Rosa.
Yadier Molina went 4-for-5 with a solo homer as the Cardinals crushed the Mariners 12-2 at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday added three hits and two RBI and Matt Adams hit a two-run homer for St.
The Blues opened preseason play with a 6-5 shootout win at Dallas. Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone goal of the shootout to give St. Louis the win.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Baseball Player Gus Kleekamp from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington.