Reds Double Up Cardinals

Devin Mesoraco had a solo homer and drove in two as the Reds picked up a 4-2 win over the Cardinals at Great American Ballpark. Jay Bruce added a solo shot while Joey Votto lifted an RBI double for Cincinnati. Mat Latos pitched seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 6-and-0 while Aroldis Chapman recorded his 16th save. The Reds ended a three-game slide. Allen Craig and Jon Jay each drove in a run for St. Louis in defeat. Tyler Lyons gave up four runs in five-and-a-third innings to fall to 2-and-2. The Cards have lost three out of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Garrett Leimkuehler, Sophomore Quarterback for the Hermann Bearcats. Garrett has completed 58% of his passes, 22 of 38 for 441 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He has also carried the ball 36 times for 371 yards for 13 touchdowns and he is averaging more than 10 yards per carry.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

2 sec ago

The St. Louis Cardinals are into the playoffs despite a 7-2 loss to the Reds at Busch Stadium. The Cards clinched their fourth consecutive playoff berth with Milwaukee's loss to Pittsburgh and currently lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central. Jay Bruce homered twice and knocked in three, Devin Mesoraco hit a three-run blast and Todd Frazier also went deep for the Reds, who snapped a six-game losing streak.