Royals Extend Ned Yost Through 2012

Dayton Moore has been busy today as in between trade discussions, he also managed to extend manager Ned Yost through the 2012 season.  Yost took over in May after the firing of Trey Hillman and since, he’s managed the Royals to a 31-37 record.

The second half of July has been rough, but for the most part, Yost has done a serviceable job with the level of talent on the team.  He has a reputation for handling young players well, and with many minor leaguers taking big strides towards the major leagues, he’ll likely get to see a handful of them make their debuts.  Now if he could just stop batting Jason Kendall second in the order all the time…

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