Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Monday’s Royals-Yankees game for live stats and updates from Rustin Dodd, The Star’s Royals beat writer and other sportswriters, photographers and editors. Edinson Volquez takes the mound for Kansas City; Masahiro Tanaka gets the start for New York. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game.
It’s been an unusually wet August in Kansas City. The metro area has cracked the Top 10 list of wettest Augusts dating to 1888. With two days left, the city could break the record of 9.58 inches of rain set back in 1982.
Nearly five years before he killed three police officers and injured three more in Louisiana, Gavin Eugene Long was diagnosed with “adjustment disorder with depressed mood,” according to VA records obtained by The Associated Press. But the VA says he did not have PTSD, in spite of what family members thought.
At the Frontier Justice shooting range in Lee's Summit, quite a proportion of Tuesday's customers are seniors. The statistics from the National Rifle Association shows more and more older people are acquiring guns for recreational pleasure as well as self-protection.
Shelly YangThe Kansas City Star
Seniors show increasing interest in gun practice
Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain and Ned Yost on the Royals' winning attitude
This may be the world's heaviest peach
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder looks ahead to season-opener vs. Stanford