Greg Dobbs hit a solo home run in the second inning and knocked in two more runs in the fourth to start the Marlins' spring training off with a win as Miami defeated St. Louis, 4-3, on Monday. The Cardinals got all three of their runs during a ninth-inning rally that saw Matt Carpenter knock in two on a double and then Steven Hill bring Carpenter home on a single to center. Kyle Lohse yielded only one hit, albeit a home run, and struck out two in two innings of work. The Cards play the Mets today at 12:10.
Kevin Kouzmanoff's two-run double in the ninth inning helped the Kansas City Royals take a 7-6 win over the Texas Rangers. Alex Gordon hit a two-run home run while Derrick Robinson also drove in two runs for the Royals. Bruce Chen was torched for five runs, four earned, on seven hits in just 1 2/3 innings. The Royals will play the Indians today at 2:05.
The St. Louis Blues will host the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at 7:00. The Blues are 41-18-7 on the year and are one point behind Vancouver for the lead in the Western Conference and are two points behind the Rangers for the most points in the NHL. You’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO Radio.
Funeral services for Robert “Jerome” Bay of Salem, age 93, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery.
Funeral services for Grace Pearl Johnson of Salem will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Polk Cemetery in Reynolds County at 2:00. Memorials may be made to the Polk Cemetery.
Funeral services for Dale Fields of Steelville, age 92, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Straightway Baptist Cemetery in Steelville. Memorials may be given to the Gibbs Care Memorial Fund c/o Britton- Bennett Funeral Home.
Memorial services for Herbert Junior Hoffmann of Rolla, age 75, will be held Saturday at 12:00 (noon) at the Rolla Church of Christ in Rolla. Visitation will be held from 10:00 in the morning until service time on Saturday at the church. Special services will be held at the church by the Missouri Highway Patrol Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Phelps Regional Hospice.
Funeral services for Carlton E. (Gene) Bay of Salem, age 84, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Salem.