Cardinals Double Up Dodgers

Joe Kelly tossed seven innings of one-run ball as the Cardinals dropped the Dodgers 4-2 at Busch Stadium. Kelly improved to 2-and-1 while Matt Adams hit a two-run homer, and Matt Holliday added a two-run single. Holliday left the game in the fifth with a head injury. Trevor Rosenthal locked up his 30th save for St. Louis, which has won four of its last five. Zack Greinke was tagged for four runs in five-and-two-thirds innings, falling to 11-and-6 for Los Angeles. Dee Gordon went 3-for-4 while Carl Crawford and Hanley Ramirez each drove in a run in defeat. Yasiel Puig left the game with a hand injury in the eighth as the Dodgers lost their third in five games.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 15 hours ago

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

2 weeks 4 days ago

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 24 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.