Liriano Tosses Gem As Pirates Beat Cardinals

Francisco Liriano dominated on the mound to help the Pirates to a 5-0 win over the Cardinals at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Liriano allowed two hits and two walks while striking out six over eight innings to improve to 15-and-6. Garrett Jones went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI to lead the Bucs while Russell Martin added a solo shot of his own. Pittsburgh has won two out of three following a three-game skid. Shelby Miller gave up five runs in four-and-a-third innings for St. Louis and fell to 12-and-9. Matt Holliday was 2-for-3 with a walk in defeat as the Cards dropped their second straight after winning six out of seven. The two teams are now tied atop the NL Central with identical 78-and-56 records.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 34 min ago

Wily Peralta pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning as the Brewers beat the Cardinals 5-1 at Miller Park. Peralta allowed six hits and a walk over six and a third innings to improve to 2-and-0 with the win. Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and Jonathan Lucroy singled home two runs for Milwaukee, which salvaged the finale of the three-game series. Joe Kelly gave up just an unearned run in four innings, but took the loss.