Yost calls team meeting to ease anxiety

With the defending World Series champion Royals fading fast from playoff contention, manager Ned Yost held a team meeting prior to Wednesday's series finale with the Angels.
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WATCH: Yost on Blue Jays: Huge honour to be picked by players in this league

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost talks about the three members of the Toronto Blue Jays being picked by their peers to represent the American League at the MLB All-Star Game.
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Mike Moustakas done for the year with torn right ACL

Defending a World Series title is difficult. Defending a World Series title when your All-Star third baseman is finished for the year is virtually impossible. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, manager Ned Yost confirmed on Thursday per Jeffrey Flanagan of Ned confirms Moustakas out for season. Will be ready...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Royals Manager Ned Yost destroys a pile of concrete with his bare hands

When you win the World Series, you need to get a little creative when it comes to getting your team motivated to do it again. At least that is what it appears Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost was thinking when he smashed through four concrete blocks in front of his team on Tuesday. Yost brought on motivational speaker Donnie Moore to help energize the defending champions, with...
Via The Comeback
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ned Yost pays price for breaking concrete blocks with bare hands

Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost was left with a noticeable gash on his left forearm and bruises and scabs on his knuckles after he broke some concrete blocks with his bare hands as part of an appearance by a motivational speaker. Ned Yost broke bricks with his bare hands today. "Nothing to it. I can handle all the feats of strength." — Sam Mellinger...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals sign Ned Yost, Dayton Moore to contract extensions

The brains behind the Kansas City Royals’ World Series winning team have been rewarded. Manager Ned Yost and general manager Dayton Moore were both given extensions by the team on Thursday, per a team statement. Yost’s previous deal would have expired after 2016, but his extension will keep him on board through 2018. Terms of Moore’s deal were not disclosed. Yost, interestingly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Holland has ‘significant’ tear in UCL, will miss rest of season

By TOC Staff The Kansas City Royals will have to do without reliever Greg Holland for the rest of 2015, and possibly even longer as the former closer has been shut down due to an ongoing sore elbow. As Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star notes, Holland has asignificant tear in his UCL and will be seen by doctors next week in L.A. It’s possible he may need the dreaded Tommy...
Via The Outside Corner
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ned Yost explains Alex Rodriguez’s All-Star Game snub

By Steve DelVecchio Alex Rodriguez is defying odds at age 39, but he apparently has not done enough to earn a spot on the American League All-Star team. A-Rod was not selected to the squad by the fans or players, and AL manager Ned Yost also chose to leave him out of the Final Vote competition. Rodriguez is hitting .284 with 16 home runs and 47 RBI. On Monday, Yost was asked to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas drilled in groin by liner, Ned Yost has great quote

By Larry Brown Jason Vargas was hit in the groin during the fifth inning of Monday’s Royals-Twins game, and the man soldiered on through another 1.1 innings to get the win in the game. As impressed as we are with his ability to shake off such a potentially devastating injury, we were even more impressed with his manager’s quote afterwards. Vargas acknowledged after the game...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals manager Ned Yost laments ‘mass bee genocide’ during game

Ned Yost either understands the significant role bees play in our ecosystem or simply is a lover of all of Earth’s creatures great and small, because the Kansas City Royals manager was greatly affected by the extermination of the insects that delayed the team’s spring training game on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. While Yost understood...Read More The post Royals manager Ned Yost laments...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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