Royals Top Cardinals In Rain-Delayed Affair

Eric Hosmer doubled in two runs to put the Royals ahead in the top of the ninth as they held on to come back and drop the Cardinals 4-2 despite a more than four and a half hour rain delay. The game came to a halt with no outs in the top of the ninth with the bases loaded. Mitchell Boggs took the loss in relief. Cards starter Michael Wacha struck out six and allowed one run and two hits over seven innings in his major league debut. Allen Craig and David Freese knocked in the runs during the first frame for St. Louis, which had won four in-a-row.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 7 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

12 hours 35 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.