Cards Fall To Mets

The Cardinals walked in two during the fourth inning and surrendered a solo shot in the sixth to give the Mets a 3-1 win at Citi Field. Michael Wacha struck out 10, but only made it through four innings and gave up two runs to drop to 2-and-2. Matt Carpenter had four hits and Yadier Molina drove the teams lone run. St. Louis drops to 12-and-10 with the loss.

The Cardinals and Mets close out their four-game series at Citi Field this afternoon. Lance Lynn puts his 4-and-0 mark on the line against New York's Bartolo Colon, who is 1-and-3. First pitch is at 12:10 p.m. The Cards return home to host the Pirates starting tomorrow.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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