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• Yost was feeling positive about the Royals' 1-2 start, saying, "I'm feeling really, really good. You don't judge over a three-game period. You take it month by month. Our pitching was outstanding, our defense was pretty good. We just didn't hit. I know that we have a dynamic offensive team. We're going to hit."

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