Ned Yost’s spring timetable: Hurry up

Royals manager Ned Yost’s timetable for spring training hasn’t varied much over the years. He looks forward to seeing everybody — the full squad reported for the first time on Tuesday — but would prefer to fast forward through the entire spring training.

“You can hardly wait to get to spring training, right?” Yost said. “Then have pitchers and catchers start. That excitement lasts for about a day. Then you’re really excited when the full squad gets here, and that lasts about two days.

“Then you really look forward to the games, and once the games start here, that lasts about three days. Then you want to start the season.”

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