Rusty Kuntz to return as Royals’ first-base coach

Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz
Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz Kansas City Star

Rusty Kuntz will return for another season as the Royals’ first-base coach, manager Ned Yost said Monday at baseball’s Winter Meetings.

Kuntz, who also serves as the team’s base-running coordinator, was hired by Royals general manager Dayton Moore in 2007 and moved into his on-field role in 2012.

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