Edgar Frederick "Ned" Yost III (/ˈjoʊst/; born August 19, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and current manager of the Kansas City Royals. He previously managed...

Yost was born on California's North Coast in Eureka. Yost attended and played baseball at Dublin High School in Dublin,...

Yost, as a player, was used primarily as a backup catcher for the Brewers from 1980 to 1983 (which included the 1982 World Series), and then spent a...

He never had more than 242 at bats in a season. He ended his career with a .212 batting average, and .237 on-base percentage, in 605 at bats. He had a .982 fielding...

After a brief stint managing in the minors, Yost joined the Atlanta Braves organization. He was the Braves' bullpen coach from 1991 to 1998 and earned a ring as a part of...

On October 29, 2002, Yost was named the Brewers manager, succeeding Jerry Royster. National League manager Tony La Russa named Yost to...

Yost's tenure oversaw a revitalization of the Brewers franchise, leading them from losing records to championship contender. However, his teams were plagued by inconsistency, most notably squandering a large lead...

Yost's managing came under fire late in 2007. During the season, the Brewers held an 8-1/2 game division lead over the Cubs by June 23 but failed to hold on to the advantage, finishing two games behind the Cubs. Yost's bullpen...

He was fired as manager on September 15, 2008, after losing to the Philadelphia Phillies in the...

On May 13, 2010, Yost was named manager of the Kansas City Royals, replacing Trey Hillman. On February 14, 2012 the Royals announced they had signed Yost to a contract extension through the 2013 season. In the 2013 season Yost posted an...

In 2014, Yost led the Royals to their first playoff berth since 1985, finishing 89-73. On October 15, 2014, Yost's Royals swept the Baltimore...

His son, Ned Yost IV, is a coach in the Brewers' farm system. He is the hitting coach for the Brevard County Manatees, Class A Advanced minor league team. Before that, he played first base for the Class-A Brevard County...


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