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Daily Prospect Report: March 19

...The shortstop was hit by a pitch on his left hand Wednesday, but X-rays show no fractures. Yordano Ventura, Royals: Manager Ned Yost said Ventura could throw 180-200 innings this season.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-03-20/daily-prospe
Braves' Andrelton Simmons wins first Gold Glove

...had two."To win three Gold Gloves this year was very impressive I think, for our team, for our organization," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "These young men who won these Gold Gloves have worked their tails off defensively, and the thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-29/braves-andrelton-simmons
Tigers' Cabrera chasing triple crown

...In July, Cabrera became the second Venezuela-born player to reach 300 homers."He's the total package," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "There's just none of them around that can do what he can do <0x2014> hit for an extremely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-09-27/tigers-cabrera-chasing-t
Dominican Republic beats Puerto Rico, sets up semifinal meeting with Netherlands

...All-Star was Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer.Hosmer grounded out with the bases loaded to end the eighth. Royals manager Ned Yost was glad Hosmer and other young players got to participate in the tournament."It gives them a chance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-03-16/dominican-republic-beats
Royals snap Braves' 10-game winning streak

...hole, another a diving stop on a wickedly hit ball by Chris Johnson to set up a double play.NOTES: Francoeur and Royals manager Ned Yost, who also has ties to Atlanta, will stay a little longer and travel separately to join the team in Boston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-17/royals-snap-braves-10-ga
George Brett embraces Pine Tar Game as one of his defining moments

...loves it, though."He certainly didn't love it at the time."That just shows you his intensity," said current Royals manager Ned Yost, who was a backup catcher for the Brewers in 1983. "It shows you the type of player he was."The Royals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-23/george-brett-embraces-pi
Braves catcher Brian McCann has shoulder surgery

...interviewed as Boston continues to search for Bobby Valentine's replacement.The former Red Sox catcher and Kansas City Royals manager was interviewed on Monday.Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach met with the Red Sox last Friday. Former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-16/braves-catcher-brian-mcc
Phils sign second baseman Castillo

...Houston last season, will complete the rotation behind Brett Myers , Wandy Rodriguez , J.A. Happ and Bud Norris .ROYALS: Manager Ned Yost says Luke Hochevar will start the season opener March 31 against the Los Angeles Angels.Hochevar, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-03-21/phils-sign-second-basema
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Yanks look at options

...Tony Pea, too." Pea just finished his second season as the Yankees' first-base coach. He was the Kansas City Royals manager from 2002-05, and was named American League Manager of the Year in 2003. Girardi played for the Yankees from 1996-99...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/21/bas_148676.shtml
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A's starting to click as they head to Boston

...counted out. "One thing about the Oakland A's is, the heart and soul of this ballclub is their pitching staff," Royals manager Tony Pena said. "They have the best starting rotation. Every year they come back, and they come back strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/25/bas_416662.shtml
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