Starting in opener, Yost to move lineup around

Royals manager Ned Yost usually can't wait for the games to begin at this point in Spring Training. He's normally bored watching batting practices, bullpen sessions and infield practice every day.
2 days ago

Classic gives Yost chance to watch prospects

Royals manager Ned Yost sees the bright side of sending players to the World Baseball Classic in the middle of Spring Training: He'll get to see some of his younger players longer.
2 days ago

Yost: Royals will experiment during spring

Royals manager Ned Yost usually can't wait for the games to begin at this point in Spring Training. He's normally bored watching batting practices, bullpen sessions and infield practice every day.
2 days ago

Yost: Royals coping with Ventura's death 'as a group' at spring training

PHOENIX -- Nearly a month after losing prized pitcher Yordano Ventura in a car accident, manager Ned Yost has thought about so much through all the pain and grief: What could the Kansas City Royals have possibly done to better support him? Yost and general manager Dayton Moore have spent hours discussing the loss of Ventura, and Moore had even offered Ventura the option to stay with...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon prepared to do Royals' outfield shuffle

Royals manager Ned Yost revealed Friday that he may have some unusual outfield combinations this spring, and perhaps during the regular season. Yost indicated he plans to utilize Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon in all three outfield spots.
9 days ago

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

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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

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