Skylar Johnson threw a four-hitter as the Salem Baseball Tigers shutout the Cuba Wildcats at Houston Monday night, 1-0. The Tiger will be back in action at Houston today at 6:00 to face Houston.
Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer and Carlos Beltran added a solo shot as St. Louis nipped Atlanta, 4-3, in Grapefruit League play. Yadier Molina added two hits and drove in the other run for the defending champions, who got five innings of two-hit, one-run ball from starter Lance Lynn. The Cardinals play the Houston Astros today at 12:05.
The Royals had the day off yesterday but continue Spring Training action today against the L.A. Angels at 3:05.
The Kansas City Chiefs have come to terms on contracts with former first round quarterback Brady Quinn and offensive tackle Eric Winston. The Chiefs also made it official and signed tight end Kevin Boss. Boss spent the 2011 season with AFC West-rival Oakland, catching 28 passes for 368 yards and three touchdowns in 14 games, 11 of which were starts.
The City of Salem summer baseball, t-ball, and softball signups will be held on Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd and again on Thursday, March 29th and Friday, March 30th at the Salem TCRC from 4:00 to 6:00. There will also be a signup on Saturday, March 24th at the Salem High School Gym while the youth basketball games are going on. For more information contact the Salem Parks and Recreation Department at 729-6290.
St. Louis Cardinals 2012 pocket schedules can be found at area businesses that sponsor St. Louis Cardinal Baseball on KSMO Radio including: Mooney Auto Supply, both locations of The Bank of Salem, Country Mart, Fidelity, K&H Auto Supply, both locations of Town & Country Bank, Progressive Ozark Bank, and in the front lobby of the KSMO studios.
Funeral services for Mary Annabelle (Setzer) Conaway of House Springs, age 86, will be this morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Freeman Cemetery.
Funeral services for Donald Alterauge of Salem, age 78, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Salem Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary. Interment will be in the Green Forest Cemetery in Salem.
Funeral services for Dale F. Norris, of St. James, age 62, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, with a special Military service. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Asher Cemetery.
Funeral services for Martha Ann Pike of Salem, age 87, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Irene Land of Salem, age 95, are incomplete and are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.