Reds Double Up Cardinals

Devin Mesoraco had a solo homer and drove in two as the Reds picked up a 4-2 win over the Cardinals at Great American Ballpark. Jay Bruce added a solo shot while Joey Votto lifted an RBI double for Cincinnati. Mat Latos pitched seven innings of two-run ball to improve to 6-and-0 while Aroldis Chapman recorded his 16th save. The Reds ended a three-game slide. Allen Craig and Jon Jay each drove in a run for St. Louis in defeat. Tyler Lyons gave up four runs in five-and-a-third innings to fall to 2-and-2. The Cards have lost three out of five.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 15 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

19 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.