Cardinals Host Braves

After an off-day Wednesday, the Cardinals resume Grapefruit League play this afternoon. The Redbirds host the Atlanta Braves at Roger Dean Stadium. Vying for the fifth spot in the rotation, Joe Kelly will start and Shelby Miller will come out of the bullpen. Mike Minor is slated to start for the Braves. The Cardinals are 8-and-8 on the spring.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Rams veterans are due to report to Earth City today for the start of training camp. Rookies arrived at the Russell Athletic Training Facility on Monday. The team will hold its first official practice on Friday. The Rams will kick off the preseason slate August 14th on the road at Oakland.