Cardinals Blank Reds

Adam Wainwright struck out 12 and blanked the Reds for eight innings as the Cardinals won 4-0 from Great American Ball Park. Kolten Wong, Tony Cruz and Allen Craig were each 2-for-4 with an RBI for St. Louis, which has won five of six. Matt Holliday also drove in a run in the win while Wainwright improved to 8-and-2. Mike Leake struck out eight over six innings of two-run ball for the loss. Ryan Ludwick and Zack Cozart both had two hits for Cincinnati, which has lost three of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.