Tag Archives: Ned Yost

OPENING DAY 2016

Okay, let’s address the obvious. Why no posts since the middle of the World Series? Easy. I had nothing to add. It was obvious that the Royals were a much better team than the Mets and, in my opinion, that … Continue reading

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Time For Cueto To Put It Up

Here’s the moment. Here’s why the Kansas City Royals gave up Brandon Finnegan for a shiny rental pitcher. It’s the big game. And it’s high time much-ballyhooed Johnny Cueto lived up to his past numbers. Far too often lately, of … Continue reading

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Volcano Ventura Erupts Again

Oh no he didn’t! Oh yes he did! Yordano Ventura, ace fireballing right-hander for the Kansas City Royals got himself tossed out of another game last night. KC Manager Ned Yost has got to feel something like a citizen of … Continue reading

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The Royal Line Up

Royals’ fans are, by now, fully aware that scoring runs is a major problem with the team. I’m not saying that I am disappointed or even particularly unhappy in what they have accomplished so far this season–heck, if anything, it … Continue reading

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Even in the Clean Desert Air, Ned Yost Still Can’t See Luke Hochevar Clearly

I think I’ve written this before. I think every blogger that follows the Royals has written this sort of thing. It doesn’t make it any less true or important. Here’s the scene: Luke Hochever and Bruce Chen pitched for KC … Continue reading

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Should A Triple Crown Winner Automatically Be MVP?

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers finished the season as the American League leader in home runs, runs batted in and batting average and thus has “won” the storied Triple Crown. Is this accomplishment enough to have him declared the MVP? … Continue reading

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Ned Yost (Manager of the Royals) Expects Nothing Of His Pitchers

What a provocative title! How can I say such a thing? Easy. Let me cut and paste from http://royals.mlblogs.com/2012/09/22/ned-yost-media-session-september-22/#comments: “Jake Odorizzi will be taking the mound in the final game of the Cleveland game tomorrow to wrap up the nine-game … Continue reading

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