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Improbably, Ned Yost has Royals in World Series
Improbably, Ned Yost has Royals in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot. "Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Manager" would stretch across the marquee, and critics all over would howl at the hokey ending. But in this case, truth is stranger than fiction. Yost's rise from pinata to pennant-winning manager has played out in front of a disbelieving TV audience over the last two weeks, culminating in a shocking sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series. After Wednesday's 2-1 victory at...

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