What kindness brought to folks featured in 'One Good Thing'
After the story was published in November, Curtis heard from long-lost friends and colleagues who saw it and got back in touch. AdA woman from Baird's book club who helped Curtis plant tulips last fall brought her a meal and visited her on Thanksgiving. “What was amazing,” Moscoso wrote, “is that the story gave this project so much credibility.”Moscoso said he closed out 2020 with a little over 40,000 meals delivered. “You have truly impacted my family, and obviously many around us nationwide," Matthews wrote. “The Matthews family is forever grateful and blessed by your desire to share those stories.
LEADING OFF: Pirates-Reds renew bitter rivalry, Judge ailing
Cincinnati Reds teammates celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals in a baseball game at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday:KEEP COOLThe Reds and Pirates renew what erupted into one of baseballs most bitter rivalries last season, with one major change at the top. Long-simmering tensions between the Ohio River rivals over batters getting plunked escalated into a benches-clearing brawl at Great American Ball Park last summer 31 and resulted in Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, Reds manager David Bell and six players suspended. Its uncertain whether the oft-injured slugger will be back Friday night for the start of a weekend series against Boston. Judge was leading the majors with nine home runs and tied at the top with 20 RBIs before he sat out.
Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0
(APHOUSTON - Rap music spilled out of the doors of the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse and muffled but joyful chants could be heard above the tunes. The Pirates took a minute to celebrate on Thursday after a second straight rout handed the Houston Astros their first home series loss of the season. Josh Bell homered for the second straight game as one of five home runs by Pittsburgh as the Pirates cruised to a 10-0 win on Thursday. TRAINER'S ROOMAstros: LF Yordan Alvarez left the game after the third inning because of discomfort in his left knee. Astros: LHP Wade Miley (6-4, 3.51) is scheduled to start for Houston to start a series against Seattle on Friday night.