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Kansas City Royals: Giving Yost credit

( The Kansas City Royals currently sit at 80-50 with just a month left to play in the regular season. Barring a dramatic collapse, the Royals have the American League Central wrapped up and have a chance to finish the year with the best record in the American League. The Royals went 29 years without a single playoff appearance and now have a legitimate chance at appearing...
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Royals' Gordon close to returning to lineup from groin injury

  Kansas City manager Ned Yost says left fielder Alex Gordon is ''getting close'' to rejoining the AL Central-leading Royals after missing almost two months with a strained left groin. ''He's up to about 90 percent running speed, has no issues with his leg,'' Yost said before Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay. Gordon has been out since July 9. He hit .279 with 11 homers and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals manager Yost calls out Cardinals fans, Twitter goes nuts

Shot have been fired across the state of Missouri. Royals manager Ned Yost had some interesting things to say about the fan base of their cross-state rival, the St. Louis Cardinals, in a recent postgame presser. The first-place Royals have been drawing huge crowds all season and during Sunday night's 10-inning walkoff victory over the Angels, a national audience witnessed just how...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost for President?

  In the spirit of the 2016 Election, a Public Policy Polling survey of 859 Registered Voters in Missouri gave Ned Yost a 61% approval rating. There was a time when Royals fans wanted Ned Yost fired. They even booed him off the field in the 6th inning of the 2014 Wild Card Game after Yordano Ventura surrendered a 3-run home run to Brandon Moss to put the A’s up, 5-3. The lead...
Via Royals Blue
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost Comments On BFIB

Ned Yost on #Royals fans: “The Missouri fans are great. The St. Louis fans are great but they're not as vocal and exciting as our fans.” — Jeffrey Flanagan (@FlannyMLB) August 17, 2015
Via Cardinals Diaspora
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Jason Vargas was hit in the nuts 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...Read More
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...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals advance to the World Series

After completing a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS, the Kansas City Royals are heading back to the World Series for the first time since 1985. Combining awesome relief pitching, timely hitting, speed and great defense, the Royals swept their way through the American League Playoffs to a tune of an 8-0 record. This after Ned Yost’s club was down four runs in...
Via Sportsnaut
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yost: Royals may have caved under pressure of large crowds

Less than a week after Ned Yost ripped Kansas City fans for not showing up to games when their team is in a pennant race, the Royals manager wondered over the weekend if playing in front of such a large crowd was an issue for his players. The Royals lost a couple of crucial games […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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