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Zobrist to make Royals debut against Jays

TORONTO (AP) Ben Zobrist was set to make his Kansas City Royals' debut in left field against the Blue Jays on Thursday night. Zobrist, batting .268 with six homers and 31 RBIs, was batting sixth against Toronto right-hander Marco Estrada. Manager Ned Yost said the versatile Zobrist will be used primarily in left field but will also play right and second base. Outfielder Paulo Orlando...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Yost on Duffy: 'He's back looking sharp again'

While moving on after being traded sometimes takes time, Troy Tulowitzki has begun doing so in emphatic fashion. Toronto's new leadoff hitter will try to stay hot Thursday night when the Blue Jays open a four-game set versus a Kansas City Royals team hoping to unveil its own new acquisition. Tulowitzki admitted before Wednesday night's game versus Philadelphia he was "blindsided...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Here are your 2015 All-Star starting lineups

On Monday, Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost revealed the starting pitchers for the National and American Leagues, and also revealed their starting lineups. Zack Greinke gets the nod for the NL, while Dallas Keuchel gets the start for the AL. The 2015 NL #ASG starting lineup. pic.twitter.com/PrRsuNAw8Z — MLB (@MLB) July 13, 2015 Andrew McCutchen, CF Todd Frazier, SS Bryce Harper, RF...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

A Case for Darren O’Day’s All-Stardom

As Craig Calcaterra correctly points out at Hardball Talk, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has somewhat joylessly brought ultra-utility types aboard the American League All-Star roster instead of selecting players with bigger reputations. But can ya blame Yost? You might recall that he got wicked close to winning a World Series just nine months […]
Via Fangraphs
22 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
23 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
June 19, 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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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