Braves Beat Cards To Avoid Four-Game Sweep

Andrelton Simmons homered to back seven solid innings from Mike Minor, as the Braves beat the Cardinals 5-2 to avoid a four-game sweep at Busch Stadium. Matt Holliday and Allen Craig plated a run each for the Redbirds, who had won their previous four. Lance Lynn allowed four runs and nine hits in seven frames as he fell to 13-and-8 with his third straight loss.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

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Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

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