The good news that came out of Surprise, Ariz., on Wednesday was that apparently, the Royals won't be using youth as an excuse any longer.
Manager Ned Yost seemed to imply to reporters that he believes his troops are all grown up.
"Our kids are ready, but you know, I've got to stop calling them kids because they're not kids anymore," Yost said. "But our...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is all about "Breaking Bad" this spring training. He has downloaded the popular cable TV series onto his iPad and plans to watch episodes as he runs on a treadmill.
The Royals breaking good, however, will be foremost on Yost's mind. On Wednesday, the first day for position players to report, he simply smiled when...
So, you might be thinking that Royals skipper Ned Yost will have a significant theme or message he'll convey to his troops this spring as they begin what is likely the most anticipated Royals season in decades.
Nah, not really.
"They don't need no messages, man," Yost told reporters in Surprise, Ariz.
"They know they're ready. We won more games than anyone...
Yes, right-hander Luke Hochevar wants to be a starter again. He reiterated that two weeks ago.
And yes, the Royals are dutifully saying he has a legitimate shot this spring to win the final spot in the rotation.
But considering that Hochevar was lights out as a reliever last season and that he completely turned his troubling career around in 2013, the question becomes: Is Hochevar...
The Kansas City Royals rotation is 4/5th of the way set, according to Ned Yost and reported by MLB.com. Bruce Chen is the Royals 4th starter, behind James Shields, Jeremy Guthrie and Jason Vargas Quoted in the article:
Yost sounded as if his mind was firm on the matter.
“So unless something just dramatically happens between now and then,” Yost said, “Bruce will probably be...
Ok. I can’t stand it anymore. The way Ned Yost handles pitchers drives me nuts.
I know this is probably the most common fan complaint in all of baseball. But, Yost seems almost mechanically devoted to the 100 pitch limit. Come hell or high water, Yost expects his starter to deliver at least 100 pitches, no matter what the game situation.
Last night, starter Bruce...
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...
Royals manager Ned Yost was on a jog and tried to sneak a peek at Kansas City Chiefs camp, and was almost arrested while doing so.
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