Matheny Confirms Rosenthal As Closer

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny confirmed the status of his bullpen following Sunday's win over the Padres. Matheny said Trevor Rosenthal is still the closer. Rosenthal was removed in the ninth inning after walking the bases loaded and finding the strike zone six times out of his 18 pitches. On the season, the 24-year-old boasts 36 saves with an earned run average at 3.21.

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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