Adam Wainwright notched his fourth complete game of the season and added a bases-clearing double as St. Louis pounded Milwaukee, 7-1, in the finale of a four-game set from Busch Stadium. Jon Jay homered and knocked in two runs for the Cardinals, who earned a split in the series. Wainwright (12-5) scattered five hits and a run while fanning nine and walking none to win for the fourth time in five starts. Wainwright turned in his seventh career complete game. The Cards head to Denver on Tuesday to face the Colorado Rockies starting at 7:20 on KSMO.
Torii Hunter celebrated being named to his fourth All-Star Game on Sunday by going 3-for-4 with two homers and a career- high tying seven RBI in an 11-0 drubbing of the Royals in the finale of a three-game series. Joel Pineiro (9-6) won for the sixth straight time after scattering six hits and four walks while fanning three in seven scoreless innings. Anthony Lerew (1-2) surrendered six runs on as many hits and two walks over five-plus innings for Kansas City, which had won five of six coming in. KC stranded 11 runners in the game. The Royals start a three game series in Seattle tonight.
A year after painting their own town red, Albert Pujols and Yadier Molina are taking their act west. For the second consecutive season, the Cardinals' first baseman and catcher will start for the National League in the All-Star Game, this year in Anaheim on July 13th. They head a group of five St. Louis players on the NL roster. Joining the two starters, who were voted in by fans, are pitchers Adam Wainwright and Chris Carpenter and outfielder Matt Holliday. Closer Joakim Soria of the Kansas City Royals was named to his second All-Star game.
The Salem Lady Tiger Softball Summer Camp will he held July 12th thru 15th and July 19th thru 22nd from 8:00 am to 11:00 am for girl's entering 9th through 12 grades and from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for girl's entering 6th through 8th grades. The Salem Lady Tiger Softball Summer Camp will be held at the blue field next to the old armory, the cost is $20 per camper and each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Anyone interested can pickup a form at the Salem High School or call Coach Davison at 729-6641 or 729-4208.
Funeral services for Gary Lee Norris of Valley Park, Missouri, formerly of St. James, age 52, will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in St. James. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 Tuesday. Interment will be held in the St. James Cemetery.
Funeral services for Betty Gott of Salem, formerly of Ava, age 78, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the First Baptist Church in Salem. Visitation will be Wednesday at the Church from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Salem of the SBU Salem Campus. All arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Alvina Penning of Cuba, age 84, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 2:00 with a V.F.W. Service at 1:30. Interment will be in the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis.
Funeral services for Gail E. Biggs of Cuba, formerly of Sligo, age 83, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery in Salem with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association.
Graveside services for Frieda Emily Hamilton of Rolla, age 92, will be held Saturday July the 10th at 11:00 A.M. at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Shannon County, Missouri. Memorials may be made to Timber Volunteer Fire Department. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel.
A memorial service for Loeta Arlene Crews of Boss, age 74, will be held at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Betty Jean Gamblin of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Salem, are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Today and tonight..Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for a scattered thunderstorm, high around 90.
Tuesday..Partly sunny with a 20% chance for a thunderstorm, high of 91.
Tuesday night..Partly cloudy, low around 70.
Wednesday..Partly sunny with a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms, high of 88.