Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

How Ned Yost gambled with his bullpen and lost

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Saturday night when Wade Davis came out to pitch the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians, Royals manager Ned Yost was gambling. You rarely use your best relievers when you’re behind late in the game. But Ned was gambling that his best relievers could hold the Indians scoreless and his offense would score two runs somewhere in the eighth, ninth or 10th innings. They scored one.

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