MLB All-Star Game Tonight

The starting pitchers for the All-Star Game will be New York Mets ace Matt
Harvey and Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer. Harvey will be the first
pitcher to start an All-Star Game in his home park since Roger Clemens for
Houston in 2004. The young Mets right-hander is 7-2 with a 2.35 ERA and an NL-
best 147 strikeouts in 19 starts this season. He will be the first Mets
All-Star starting pitcher since Dwight Gooden in 1988. Scherzer is 13-1 this
season, suffering his first loss of the campaign on Saturday against Texas,
and is second in the AL with 152 strikeouts with an ERA of 3.19 in 19 starts.
He will be the second straight Tiger to start the All-Star Game, following
Justin Verlander last year.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 6 days ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Senior Games Embrace Life! - 06/23/2014 - 11:23am
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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 5 min ago

After a day off, the Cardinals return to the diamond tonight for the first of a three-game series with the Padres from Petco Park. St. Louis is 56-and-48 this season and trots Lance Lynn to the hill. Lynn is 11-and-7 with a 3.05 ERA. San Diego counters with 9-and-10 Tyson Ross who has a 2.65 ERA this season. First pitch is at 9:10.