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 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 3 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.