MLB: The Jim Riggleman era as Cincinnati Reds manager began with a 4-2 loss in St. Louis last night. The Reds and Cardinals play again this afternoon at Busch Stadium, with air time at 12:45 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: It took the New York Mets 12 innings to defeat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 at Sun Trust Park. The series is even at a game each with game three this evening.
The Chicago Cubs led 5-3 after five innings then scored seven times in the sixth inning en route to a 16-5 win over the Colorado Rockies. The series continues this evening at Coors Field.