Cards Dump Angels

The Cardinals put together a seven-run second inning on their way to mauling the Angels, 12-2, in Anaheim. Matt Carpenter was 3-for-6 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored, while John Jay connected for a long ball and three runs knocked in. Shelby Miller pitched six innings of two-run ball with six strikeouts to improve to 9-and-6. St. Louis is 50-and-33.

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright was named the National League Pitcher of the Month for June. Wainwright allowed just nine earned runs over six starts while posting a 1.77 earned run average and a 4-and-2 record for the month. The Cards' ace opened the month with a complete game against the San Francisco Giants before capping June with a similar effort against the Oakland A's in a 7-1 victory at Oakland on June 29th.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 20 hours ago

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

1 hour 30 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.