Miguel Gonzalez

Royals complete sweep into World Series

Royals complete sweep into World Series

If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot.

"Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Manager" would stretch across the marquee, and critics all over would howl at the hokey ending.

But in this case, truth is stranger than fiction.

Yost's rise from piñata to pennant-winning manager has played out in front of a disbelieving TV audience over the last two weeks, culminating in a shocking sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series.

After Wednesday's 2-1...