A few days after a misguided and petty protest whining about players saying mean things, the home plate umpire had a horrific night calling balls and strikes in the KC Royals’ 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. Most awkward for the protesters: players and managers hardly said a word. They acted like grown-ups. Maybe the umpires can, too.
You won’t have to wait too long before the next chance to enjoy the solar eclipse in the United States. On April 8, 2024, the path of totality will trace a diagonal line from Texas up to Maine, including a good portion of eastern Missouri.
Rep. Kevin Yoder got an earful at Tuesday’s town hall. The congressman from Kansas showed a strong grasp of the issues, but he was not always candid about the full impact of the measures he has supported.