Pirates Top Cardinals

Neil Walker hit a three-run homer and knocked in four runs as the Pirates topped the Cardinals 6-4 from PNC Park. Ike Davis added two RBI for Pittsburgh, which has won three straight. Justin Wilson picked up the win but threw just four pitches. Mark Melancon notched save number three. Allen Craig hit a three-run home run for St. Louis, which has lost two of three. Jhonny Peralta also went deep in the loss. Carlos Martinez took the loss out of the bullpen.

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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