The Salem Tiger Baseball game scheduled for yesterday against Houston was cancelled due to rain. The Tigers will be back in action in Houston on Thursday at 4:00, as they’ll face Mountain Grove.
Matt Holliday had a two-run triple and Erik Komatsu also knocked in a pair of runs as the St. Louis Cardinals downed the Houston Astros, 6-1, in Grapefruit League action. Kyle Lohse got the start for the Cardinals and allowed one run on three hits and two walks through five innings. The Cardinals play the New York Mets today at 12:05.
Brian Fletcher had an RBI and scored twice as the Kansas City Royals took a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels in spring training play. Eric Hosmer had an RBI and a run scored while Alex Gordon had two hits and a run scored for the Royals. Felipe Paulino gave up one run on three hits with four strikeouts over four innings in the start. The Royals play Oakland this afternoon.
The NHL leading St. Louis Blues will be in Anaheim tonight at 9:00 to play the Ducks. The Blues are 46-19-8 on the year and sit atop the NHL with 100 points. You’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO Radio.
The Houston Astros shipped catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Jason Bourgeois to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday in exchange for minor league pitcher Kevin Chapman and a player to be named later.
Missouri junior quarterback James Franklin will undergo surgery to repair his injured right shoulder. Franklin will miss the remainder of spring camp, but is expected to be ready for the start of the 2012 season, the university announced on Monday.
Funeral services for Dale F. Norris, of St. James, age 62, will be held today at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, with a special Military service. Interment will be in the Asher Cemetery.
Funeral services for Martha Ann Pike of Salem, age 87, will be held today 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 Arvis Leroy “Sonny” Johnson of Salem, age 80, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Webb Cemetery in Reynolds County at 1:30 Friday. Memorials may be made to the Webb Cemetery.
Funeral services for Irene Land of Salem, age 95, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund or the Dent County Animal Welfare Society.
Funeral services for Nellie A. Shimon of St. James, age 76, will be held Friday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary on St. James. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Iowa City, Iowa on Monday at 2:00.
Funeral services for Imogene Henderson of O’Fallon, age 81, will be held Saturday at noon at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Graveside services will be at 1:00 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Junia May ‘Judy’ Turnbough of Viburnum, age 72, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Viburnum High School Gym. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until time of service at the gym. Another visitation will be held Friday night from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Viburnum.
Funeral services for Ethel Lorene Riggs of Cherryville, age 93, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held Friday night from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Shoal Creek Cemetery in Berryman.