Royals Pick Up Option for 2013 Season With Manager Yost

The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has exercised the 2013 option year with manager Ned Yost. Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Yost was named the 16th full-time manager in Royals history on May 13, 2010. He then signed a two-year extension through 2012 with an option for 2013 on July 31, 2010. The Royals have accumulated a 126-163 (.436) record since he took over the club. He is 583-665 (.467) in an eight-year managerial career with Milwaukee (2003-08) and the Royals.