Wong, Martinez Pace Cardinals Past Mets

Kolten Wong homered for the second straight day as the Cardinals held off the Mets 6-4 in Grapefruit League play in Port St. Lucie. Starter Carlos Martinez struck out three while allowing just two hits in four shutout innings for the win. Scott Piscotty drove in two for St. Louis.

The Cardinals are back in Jupiter today as they host the Braves at Roger Dean Stadium. Lance Lynn is slated to take the mound for St. Louis, while Atlanta counters with veteran Freddy Garcia. The Cards are 3-7 in Grapefruit League play thus far, while the Braves are 6-9.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 6 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 1 hour ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.