Pirates Host Reds In NL Wild Card Game Tonight

The 2013 Major League Baseball playoffs get started tonight. The Pittsburgh Pirates host the Cincinnati Reds in the NL Wild Card game at PNC Park. Francisco Liriano gets the ball for the Pirates. The Reds will counter with Johnny Cueto. The Bucs are in the postseason for the first time in 21 years. The winner will advance to play the NL Central Division champion St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS starting Thursday. The Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians will play Wednesday in the AL Wild Card game. Tampa topped Texas 5-2 in a tiebreaker game on Monday.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

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