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

4 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals make the final stop on their three-city road trip tonight in San Francisco. The play the first of three against the Giants at 9:15 p.m., with Michael Wacha seeking his 16th win for St. Louis. San Francisco starts Mike Leake, who is 9-and-6 on the year.