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Giants win World Series behind Madison Bumgarner

...Michael Morse drove in two runs, including a go-ahead single in the fourth off Kelvin Herrera. A moment earlier, Royals manager Ned Yost had yanked starter Jeremy Guthrie.After a Series full of lopsided results, this quickly shaped as something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-29/giants-win-world-series-
Royals force Game 7 with Giants

...against Peavy - he came in 15 for 35 with three home runs vs. the veteran righty.Also sharing a pregame smile was Royals manager Ned Yost. He slipped into the stands for a moment to pose for a picture with 12 family members, including his wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-28/royals-force-game-7-gian
Giants break through to even series

...grounder. Petit also got a hit, not bad for a career .049 batter.Down 4-2, the Giants came back in the fifth. Royals manager Ned Yost let struggling starter Jason Vargas begin the inning, and rookie Joe Panik led off with a line-drive double...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-26/giants-break-through-eve
Oddsmaker makes Giants favorite in World Series

...homered twice in the series, and they beat Bumgarner, Hudson and Tim Lincecum."It doesn't matter what it was," Royals manager Ned Yost said Friday. "This is a whole different ballgame now. This is the World Series. This isn't a three-game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-17/oddsmaker-makes-giants-f
Royals take a 2-1 lead over Giants in World Series

...had a sixth-inning RBI single in an 11-pitch at-bat for his first World Series hit ? on his 25th birthday.Royals manager Ned Yost moved Cain from center to right in place of Nori Aoki for a defensive boost in the trickiest position at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-25/royals-take-2-1-lead-ove
Kansas City adds Jayson Nix to World Series roster

...looking at all of our scenarios, especially in the National League, we decided to go with the defensive option," Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday's opener in Kansas City, Mo. THE WRONG NOTE: The popular song Royals by New Zealand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-21/kansas-city-adds-jayson-
Royals' bullpen getting the job done

...aren't very good."Just get us through six in the ball game and we can turn it over to the bullpen guys," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "We've got a lot of confidence in everybody we've got down there. ... If we can take a lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-19/royals-bullpen-getting-j
2012 trade for James Shields sent Royals on way

...running their postseason winning streak to 11 games."He's earned the nickname Big Game James for a reason," Royals manager Ned Yost said.On a team with precious few veterans, Shields has proved invaluable in October. And when he takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-18/2012-trade-james-shields
Royals beat Orioles in Games 4, sweep way into World Series

...drilled on the right knee a couple pitches later. Royals manager Ned Yost then opted to bunt with Cain, one of his...midst of it all was Yost, the often-criticized Royals manager who has guided a collection of budding young stars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-15/royals-beat-orioles-game
Athletics needs better middle infielders

...from the minors. MLB spokesman Pat Courtney wrote in an e-mail that the rule does not apply to the postseason. ROYALS: Manager Ned Yost said he is optimistic reliever Kelvin Herrera can pitch in Game 3 of the AL Division Series today against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-04/athletics-needs-better-m