Angels Use Five-Run Second To Down Cards

The Angels put up five runs in the second inning and Jered Weaver did the rest in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals in the opener of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. Albert Pujols, who spent his first 11 seasons in St. Louis, went 0-for-3 with a walk in his first game against his former club. David Freese plated the lone run on a groundout for the Cards, who have lost seven of their last nine. Lance Lynn was tagged for all five runs in six frames as he fell to 10-and-3 with his second straight setback.

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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