October 12: Cyrus on PRI’s The World

Dear Friends,

I’ve been informed that my radio profile of Kenji Nimura, the Dodgers’ trillingual interpreter (Japanese, Spanish, English) is airing today.

It will be available on any of these stations (and their Internet streams):

NYC – 3 pm Eastern – WNYC – 820 AM – www.wnyc.org
Washington, DC – 8 pm Eastern – WAMU – 88.5 FM – www.wamu.org
Los Angeles – 12 pm Pacific – KPCC – 89.3 FM – www.kpcc.opg
Boston – 4 pm Eastern – WGBH – 89.7 FM – www.wgbh.org
San Francisco – 2 pm Pacific – KQED – 88.5 FM – www.kqed.org

You can also find it on The World’s site later in the day and on my site if you miss the broadcast.

This piece will probably be on this week’s episode of The World in Words, the Big Show’s language-related podcast.

Also, don’t forget about The World’s Tech Podcast, hosted by my boss, Clark Boyd. It comes out every Friday.

Lemme know if you hear it!

Update: Audio is here.

LA Times: Dodgers capitalize on ninth-inning error to rally for Game 2 victory over Cardinals

Holliday’s ninth-inning error today at Dodger Stadium paved the way for a stunning two-run rally that gave the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over St. Louis and a commanding two-games-to-none lead in the best-of-five National League division series.

With two out, the bases empty and the Cardinals clinging to a one-run lead, closer Ryan Franklin got James Loney to hit a sinking liner into left field, almost directly toward Holliday, who couldn’t make the catch when the ball struck him in the groin as he rushed forward and made a last-second adjustment with his glove.

Loney reached second base and Dodgers Manager Joe Torre inserted Juan Pierre as a pinch-runner. Casey Blake walked on a full count, bringing up Ronnie Belliard.

Belliard hit Franklin’s first pitch up the middle for a run-scoring single to tie the score. Franklin walked Russell Martin on four pitches to load the bases before pinch-hitter Mark Loretta hit Franklin’s second offering to shallow left-center field to drive in Blake with the winning run and prompt the Dodgers to pour out of their dugout in celebration.

The Dodgers can sweep the series by winning Game 3 on Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.