Kozma Scores To Send Cards Past Mariners

Pete Kozma scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the tenth to lift the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the visiting Mariners at Busch Stadium. Jon Jay knocked in a run to tie the game in the eighth as St. Louis won its sixth in seven games. The Cards maintain a one-game lead on the Pirates atop the NL Central. Kevin Siegrist notched the win after starter Adam Wainwright struck out six and allowed one run over eight innings. Mike Zunino went 2-for-4 and hit a solo homer for Seattle, which has lost five straight. Chance Ruffin took the loss for the M's after starter Hisashi Iwakuma tossed seven innings of three-hit ball.

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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2015 marks the first time in the history of Washington Post 218 American Legion Baseball that all three teams in the program have qualified for state tournament play. The Freshmen team played in the state tournament in Springfield earlier this month. The Juniors won state in Blue Springs last weekend and the Seniors are going to the state tournament in Sedalia this week.