After managing the Kansas City Royals to their first American League pennant in nearly three decades, Ned Yost has been rewarded with a one-year contract extension.
#Royals and manager Ned Yost agree to one-year extension on his current contract, which will now run through the 2016 season.
— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) January 13, 2015
Taking a team that was 19th in the Majors in Opening Day payroll, Yost led the Royals to an 89-73 record and the team’s first postseason appearance since 1985.
Yost also finished third for AL Manager of the Year.