KANSAS CITY, Mo. Frustrations are mounting for the Royals as the team dropped its seventh straight game overall, and its 10th straight at home, tying a club record it set in April 2012.
As Royals manager Ned Yost was finishing his postgame press conference following a dismal 4-1 loss to St. Louis, he was asked how he was going to hold his struggling offense accountable for another miserable (just two hits against rookie Tyler Lyons) performance.
Yost answered, "What are you asking me to do? Take my belt off and spank them? Yell at them? Scream at them? What do you want?
"These kids, every day we go through the process. We're talking constantly about approach. I understand your question. Do we need to make changes? This can't continue. Somewhere down the road, yeah, we're going to have to make some changes."
The Royals' woeful offense has hit just two home runs since May 14 both by Miguel Tejada. To put that in perspective, Chicago Cubs pitchers h...