Facing elimination on Monday in Houston, the Royals surged back from a 6-2 deficit to beat Houston 9-6 and tie their American League Division Series 2-2. The victory at least in part was stirred by third baseman Mike Moustakas’ passionate words.
Bo Tran was upbeat last weekend after signing a convenience store to open in his building at Independence and Prospect avenues, but on Tuesday he was stunned by the deaths of two firefighters and destruction of the building, which also contained 16 apartments.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer’s father, Mike, spent 29 years as a firefighter in Miami. News that two Kansas City Fire Department veterans were killed and two more were injured during a blaze Monday hit home for Homser.
Without the crowd on stage that the GOP produced and the antics of a celebrity frontrunner, five Democratic presidential hopefuls will debate tonight at a Las Vegas hotel for a CNN television audience. It remains to be seen how many viewers will feel the urgency to tune in.