By Larry Fine Oct 20 (Reuters) – After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series. Yost said on the eve of Tuesday’s World Series opener against the San Francisco Giants that he quit trying to fashion his players into an ideal about two seasons ago and encouraged them to be themselves. …

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By Larry Fine (Reuters) – After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series. Yost said on the eve of Tuesday’s World Series opener against the San Francisco Giants that he quit trying to fashion his players into an ideal about two seasons ago and encouraged them to be themselves. “My mindset was always try to mould my players into what I thought they should be,” Yost, who managed the Milwaukee Brewers for six years before joining the Royals in 2010. …

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A die-hard, long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who became an international celebrity after he was superstitiously credited with sparking the team’s playoff run left Tuesday for Missouri to watch the Royals appear in their first World Series since 1985.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Thump Monkeys are trailing and Jeff Foxworthy isn’t happy. Not just trailing, they’re getting creamed. Hunting season started in Georgia weeks ago, and right now, Foxworthy’s team is getting shelled by another group of friends that calls itself the Killbillies.

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(The Sports Xchange) – John Hart has turned down an offer to be the Atlanta Braves’ general manager, according to Yahoo Sports. The 66-year-old Hart, who has been acting as interim general manager, reportedly wants to remain with the team as its top adviser rather than committing to a job with such significant time demands. – - The Texas Rangers informed outfielder Alex Rios that they will decline his $14 million option for next season and instead pay him a $2 million buyout, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday. Rios, who turns 34 this offseason and hit . …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The memories come back in bits and pieces, and for that he can be forgiven. After all, 29 years have passed since he was standing on the hillside, watching everything unfold.

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ATLANTA (AP) — While the Braves’ search for a new general manager continues, a new management team already is taking shape.

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The Braves are expected to now focus their search on assistant GM John Coppolella and Royals GM Dayton Moore.

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