Skip Schumaker had a two-run single and drove in three, as the St. Louis Cardinals earned a 4-0 win over the Atlanta Braves in Grapefruit League action. Lance Berkman went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a run scored for the Cardinals. Kyle McClellan took the win for allowing only one hit and two walks while striking out five in a five-inning start.
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Ian Snell announced his retirement on Tuesday. The 29-year-old was a non-roster invitee this spring for the Cardinals and appeared in just one Grapefruit League game, logging two innings.
The 2011 St. Louis Cardinal pocket schedules have arrived. They are available around town at sponsors of Cardinal baseball heard on KSMO and at the KSMO station in the front room during regular business hours.
Alex Gordon collected two hits, including a two-run homer, as Kansas City got by Oakland, 4-3, in Cactus League action. Melky Cabrera and Billy Butler drove in a run each for the Royals, who saw starter Nathan Adcock turn in three scoreless innings allowing three hits.
The St. Louis Blues will be in Anaheim tonight to face the Ducks at 9:00 on KSMO Radio.
The Missouri Tigers are seeded 11th in the NCAA Tournament West Bracket and will face 6th seeded Cincinnati in the first round on Thursday.
Funeral services for Derry Brownfield of Centertown Mo., age 79, will be held today at 11:00 at the United Church of Christ in California, Mo.
Funeral services for Harry M. Troyer of Salem, age 87, will be held Friday morning at 9:30 at the Salem Christian Brotherhood Church. Visitation will be held Thursday night from 7:00 to 9:00 at the church. Interment will be in the Salem Christian Brotherhood Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Memorial services for Teresa Marie Coffman of Rolla, age 45, will be held Friday at 4:00 at the Living Water Worship Center in Rolla. Memorials may be made to the family or for the purple balloons for the service. All arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Mortuary of Salem.
Funeral services for Elwood Black of Salem, age 89, will be held Monday at 1:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service.