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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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost: Red Sox’s Brock Holt ‘Very Deserving’ Of All-Star Selection

This embed is invalid" /> It’s safe to say Brock Holt has earned the respect of Major League Baseball. Holt was selected Monday to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. He is the Boston Red Sox’s lone representative — shortstop Xander Bogaerts is on the Final Vote ballot — and American League manager Ned Yost thinks the...
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yost is juiced for his Royals to 'have a blast' at the All-Star Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The AL champion Kansas City Royals had so many starters voted into the All-Star Game on Sunday that they ran out of seats for all of them. Not that it was a problem. Salvador Perez, their affable catcher, simply hopped off the platform and grabbed his own chair from the crowd. With a good-natured smile, he carried it back onto the stage and settled in alongside...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals’ Manager Ned Yost Proposes Rule Change in Disadvantaged Interleague Play

TEMPE, AZ – MARCH 08: Kendrys Morales #25 (L) and Alex Rios #15 of the Kansas City Royals look on from the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Tempe Diablo Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) As another stretch of interleague games concluded Thursday night for the Kansas City Royals, manager Ned Yost...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost is now the Kansas City Royals all-time winningest manager

The Kansas City Royals, a team that has been around since 1969, now have a new manager atop their all-time wins list, and his name is Ned Yost. With the Royals 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night, which completed a four game sweep, Yost earned his 411th victory, breaking his tie with Whitey Herzog. Earlier this month, Yost passed Royals legend Dick Howser with win...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Fans are Lucky to Have Ned Yost

The Royals record on May 13th, 2010 stood at 11-23 and they were mired in a stretch where they had lost 9 out of 11 games. In what had become a standard joke, the Royals were already looking at a season in which "next year" was going to be the phrase of the day. To stem the growing unrest of fans, General Manager Dayton Moore mercifully fired then head coach Trey Hillman. Hillman...
Via Royals Blue
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Never in Doubt: HDH Closes Out the Sweep; Yost Makes History

The Royals got things going early in this one, starting with a leadoff double by Alcides Escobar. He was eventually driven in on a sacrifice fly from Lorenzo Cain. They weren’t done in the 1st yet, however, because after a Hosmer double and Morales single with two outs, KC found themselves ahead 2-0. The Royals tacked on one more in the 2nd on a Moustakas two-out single, and...
Via Royals Blue
18 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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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