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Former Brewers Player & Manager Joins Royals


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals have hired former Milwaukee manager Ned Yost as a special adviser.

The 54-year-old Yost was manager of the Brewers from 2003-08 and was 457-502. Previously, he was a coach for the Atlanta Braves, where he became acquainted with Dayton Moore, who was a front office executive with the Braves before becoming Royals general manager.

Yost was a catcher for parts of six major league seasons with the Brewers, Rangers and Expos.

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