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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
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
Gutsy trades bring Lester, Shields together for AL wild-card game

...high-pressure games."If you sit back and look at it, it means everything. It was the trade that got us over the hump," Royals manager Ned Yost said. "Would we be in this situation without James Shields and Wade Davis? No. In my mind, the trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-29/gutsy-trades-bring-leste
Royals beat Orioles in 10 innings of ALCS opener

...our rotation has been the entire year. We're both excited to go out and get the opportunity to pitch again."Royals manager Ned Yost was asked whether he was bothered by Showalter's reluctance to reveal his starter."Not at all," Yost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-11/royals-beat-orioles-10-i
Rainout forces managers to juggle rotation in ALCS

...mound for Game 3. The Orioles will start Wei-Yin Chen, as planned.After that, rotations become a little murky.Royals manager Ned Yost said he'll decide before tonight's game whether to stick with left-hander Jason Vargas for Game 4 on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-13/rain-out-forces-managers
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
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