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How The Royals Nearly Let Brandon Moss End Their Season

What are you going to remember from the AL wild card game? Be honest, really. You’re going to remember Ned Yost. Hooooooo boy, are you going to remember Ned Yost. There’s going to be no shortage of post-mortems in Kansas City about Yost, for about 40 different reasons, surprisingly not all about bunting. (Argue about whether […]
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Pedro Martinez Rips Ned Yost, Says Manager Would Have Been ‘Ugly Goat’ In Loss

The Kansas City Royals are moving on, but it was no thanks to manager Ned Yost. Kansas City stormed back for an improbable win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night in the American League wild card game. It’s likely no one was happier than the Royals’ skipper who made a couple of head-scratching moves. None was more controversial than Yost’s decision to pull starting...
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez sends legendary tweet regarding Ned Yost’s decision making

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics in 12 thrilling innings of baseball, 9-8. The team attained its first postseason win since 1985. Royals manager Ned Yost made a few curious decisions on the night. And after the game, rather than praising Yost, Martinez delivered the tweet of the night....
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Athletics, Royals set rosters for American League Wild Card Game

  Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost went with a nine-man pitching staff and Oakland Athletics counterpart Bob Melvin opted to keep eight pitchers for their American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday night. The winner advances to face the Los Angeles Angels in the division series Thursday. The Royals are sending James Shields to the mound to start their first postseason game in...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss


If you know anything about Major League Baseball, you know that the Kansas City Royals fan base is one of the most tortured over the course of the past 30 years.  There is no need to re-hash the darkest days of the franchise between 1995-2006.  During that time period, the Royals could do no right.  It was almost like they were TRYING to run their fans away.  Permanently.  Despite...
Via Pine Tar Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

I Was Wrong

I said Ned Yost would never be the manager of a playoff team.I said Dayton Moore would never build a playoff team.I said the James Shields trade was understandable, but it was silly because he didn't make the team good enough to make the playoffs.I said this particular Royals team was done about 14 different times.I said Danny Duffy was probably better suited as a reliever.I...
Via Pine Tar Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Find a Way to Win, Inspite of More Nedulence.

    Ned Yost Dreams   Some how, some way, I sit here this Monday morning reflecting on what transpired this weekend, and still find myself optimistic about the playoffs. The Royals still have a grasp of a wildcard spot as we entire the last week of the season!  In other words with only 7 (and 1/2 inning) games to go, the Royals are in control of their own destiny to PLAYOFF...
Via Royals Blue
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost Is The Worst Manager, Except For All The Other Managers

If you looked at Twitter for even half a second on Sunday, you probably already know that Ned Yost is doing it again. Nearly six years to the day after the Brewers took the nearly unprecedented step of firing a first-place manager in September, at least in part due to some extreme bullpen mismanagement, Yost’s decisions […]
Via Fangraphs
16 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost rips Royals fans for poor attendance at games

The Kansas City Royals are sitting atop the American League Central and, barring a collapse, are poised to make the playoffs for the first time since the won the World Series in 1985. Yet, for some reason, manager Ned Yost is not happy. “I know there’s different things you can do. But there’s a real need for our fans to be a part of this. We had a great crowd last night, and...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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