Pirates Power Past Cards To Even NLDS

Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte hit home runs to power the Pirates to a 7-1 win over the Cardinals in Game Two of their National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. Gerrit Cole allowed just two hits and one run in six innings for the win as Pittsburgh evened the best-of-five series at a game apiece. Cole opened the scoring with an RBI single and Russell Martin drove in a pair of runs for the Bucs. Lance Lynn allowed five runs in four-and-a-third frames to take the loss for St. Louis. Yadier Molina homered for the Cardinals' lone run. The series shifts to Pittsburgh for Game Three on Sunday.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

The Cardinals and Reds wrap up their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn goes after his 14th win for St. Louis, while 15-game winner Johnny Cueto starts for Cincinnati. After tonight, the Cards play in Philadelphia on Friday.