Kolten Wong hit a homer and knocked in three runs as the Cardinals topped the Brewers 9-7 from Busch Stadium. Oscar Taveras drove in two runs for St. Louis, which has won two of three.
It will be Joplin and Jefferson City playing for the state championship in Sedalia today.
The Brewers jumped out to a 7-0 lead and held on for a 7-4 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Aramis Ramirez hit a solo shot in the win while Jonathan Lucroy hit a bases clearing double.
The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.
Adam Wainwright is still the ace of the St. Louis Cardinals with John Lackey now in the fold.
The Rams were back on the training field on Thursday with several faces joining them for the first time.
The College Football Coaches Poll was released on Thursday and the Missouri Tigers missed the cut for the top-25. Mizzou enters the preseason poll with 126 votes and a number-26 ranking.
Shelby Miller and three relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Cardinals beat the Padres 6-2 to avoid a three-game sweep from Petco Park.
The St. Louis Cardinals are further bolstering their starting rotation for the stretch run.
Yangervis Solarte and the San Diego Padres try to secure a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night in the middle contest of a three-game series at Petco Park.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Lauren Gerlemann from New Haven High School.
Never talk about Sex, Religion or Politics.
Honey draws more flies than vinegar.
These adages seem to have gone by the wayside in today's world of the social-network connected.
Intolerance and groupthink are not the domain of a single party, candidate or ideology.
It's a bit of an ironic twist. Mr. Trump has banked his campaign on the argument that the establishment shouldn't be picking the nominee and expecting folks to simply fall in line to support him or her. Now, it is Mr.