May 6, 2014 7:49 PM

Ned Yost explains why and when he gives Royals hitters the green light

The Royals are now 1-for-6 when they put a ball in play on a 3-0 pitch. The sample size is far from meaningful, but it is enough to draw the attention of general manager Dayton Moore, who has spoken with both manager Ned Yost and hitting coach Pedro Grifol about their approach in those spots.

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