Umpire’s call irks Royals in 3-2 loss to the Rays in series finale

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Royals 3-2 on Sunday to deny Kansas City a sweep of the three-game series. The game turned in the eighth inning when the Rays completed a double play as Tampa Bay catcher Rene Rivera tagged out Ben Zobrist, the potential tying run, then batter Kendrys Morales after Morales hit a groundball down the first-base line that was ruled fair.

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Let’s now praise Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback

A majority of Kansans re-elected Brownback after four years, so they must have liked what he was doing enough to send him back to Topeka. Those voices are rarely heard. In the spirit of fairness, I will attempt to air those favorable views.

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