Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Mike Morin
Mike Morin

SM South grad pitches in ALDS game for Angels. Sunday provided a homecoming of sorts for 2009 SM South graduate Mike Morin — but it wasn’t a happy homecoming. Morin was among the platoon of relief pitchers who played for the Los Angeles Angels in last night’s Royals win, which moves Kansas City into the American League Championship series. [Shawnee Mission South grad Mike Morin pitches an inning for Angels against his hometown team — Kansas City Star]

KC outlets cover foiled Prairie Village burglary. The attempted burglary at a north Prairie Village home Friday drew the attention of a handful of metro-area media outlets.
[Prairie Village police foil burglary at house — KMBC]
[Burglar fleeing Prairie Village causes State Line wreck — Kansas City Star]

Nate Silver puts chances of Orman winning senate seat at 65 percent. Election probability expert Nate Silver published an update on the national senate races today that notes that “our model now has [Greg] Orman as a 65 percent favorite, his highest figure to date.” [Senate Update: Lots Of Polls But Little Change — FiveThirtyEight]