Feel good story: Astros bullpen catcher Javier Bracamonte won Royals fans hearts after ALDS loss | Examiner.com

Call him a baseball player and a gentleman: Astros bullpen catcher Javier Bracamonte, that is. Big League Stew reported Oct. 15 that instead of being a sore loser after the Houston Astros' ALDS loss, Bracamonte won Royals fans hearts. Here's the touching story, but you'd better have your tissues ready because it's a sweet one. So it was a long, grueling last game of the American League Division Series. The Kansas City Royals, playing on their own field, sent the Houston Astros packing, in the taut Game 5. So you would think that the Astros would be all gloom and doom, right?Astros bullpen catcher Javier Bracamonte won Royals fans hearts after ALDS loss | Examiner.com

 

NJ 'nuisance' house falls in bay now 'negligent' owner Stuart Tait crowdfunds for money to help clean up

Neighbors in the ritzy bayfront area of

Grassy Sound, New Jersey are glad to be rid of an ill-kept 'nuisance' house that fell into the channel and washed into the bay. NJ.com reported Oct. 7, that locals say they've watched the home fall to "wreck" and ruin for years. They complained to the owner that his house was structurally unsound and he ignored them. Now to add insult to injury, the 'negligent' owner Stuart Tait is crowdfunding to raise money to repair damages. Tait is persona non grata with some of his Cape May neighbors. It wasn't just his rickety house that was damaged when it decided to topple off its pilings and swim out to sea. It took out several decks and a boat in the hasty exit. Some of Tait's neighbors aren't feeling too neighborly toward him, that's for sure. They say it was an accident waiting to happen.  NJ 'nuisance' house falls in bay, 'negligent' owner Stuart Tait crowdfunds | Examiner.com

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