KANSAS CITY, Mo. Royals manager Ned Yost, who has watched his team plummet from first place in the American League Central to last place in a month's time, still has the support of owner David Glass.
Glass and club president Dan Glass chatted with Yost for about 30 minutes behind the cage during early batting practice Wednesday.
The visit was not planned, nor was it meant to be a pep talk, David Glass told FOXSportsKansasCity.com.
"He doesn't need that, really," Glass said. "It's hard on all of us. No one saw this coming."
And Yost has Glass' support?
"Absolutely," Glass said. "He's a good manager and he's doing the best he can right now. He knows infinitely more about the game and what needs to happen for us to turn this around than I do.
"Mostly, I just listened."
As frustrated as Glass has become with the team's tailspin, he indicated it was unlikely the problem would get solved by pouring more money now into the team's payroll, which has reached a club-record 81 million....