Orioles Rock Cardinals

For a second straight game the Orioles crushed the Cardinals 10-3 at Camden Yards in their three-game series. Nelson Cruz smacked his 30th homer, while Caleb Joseph and Delmon Young also left the yard. It was Joseph's fifth straight start with a home run. Young had two hits and three RBI and Ubaldo Jimenez grabbed his fourth win in his return to the rotation. Jimenez allowed three runs over six innings making his first start since early in July. John Jay connected for a long ball and drove in two in the loss. John Lackey was lit up for nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings to fall to 1-and-1 for St. Louis. The Cardinals lost the opener of the set, 12-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

23 hours 3 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 29 min ago

Seniors
Washington Post 218 improved to 16-1 overall and 11-1 in the 9th district with a doubleheader sweep of O'Fallon Sunday at Ronsick Field. In game one, Washington jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first inning on route to an 11-4 win. Matt Miller made it stand with a complete game three hitter with 13 strike outs and three walks. Justin Baylard doubled twice and Ross Seitter had a pair of singles.
Game two final 7-1.