With his team leading the World Series by two games to none, Royals Manager Ned Yost looked relaxed Thursday afternoon during a session with members of the news media at Citi Field.
Yost had his hair combed back in a style similar to that of the former N.B.A. coach Pat Riley, whose teams won five titles. Of the 18 questions Yost was asked, only one — about benching designated hitter Kendrys Morales — touched upon the strategic changes his team would have to make against the Mets as the series shifted to a National League ballpark. Instead, the questions ranged from Yordano Ventura’s postseason (Ventura will start Game 3 for the Royals) to the Gold Glove finalists announced Thursday (four Royals were named).