Royals game suspended due to rain


August 8, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Cheslor Cuthbert (19) of the Kansas City Royals congratulates teammate Hunter Dozier (17) on a solo home run against the Minnesota Twins on Aug. 2. HANNAH FOSLEIN/GETTY IMAGES/TNS

BOSTON (AP) — Ned Yost had better things to do than return to Boston to finish a suspended game.

The Kansas City Royals manager, whose team is 29½ games out in the AL Central, would have preferred to wait until the end of the season to see if making up the game was really necessary.

“That’s the smart thing to do,” Yost said after the series finale between the Red Sox and Royals was suspended by rain early Thursday morning with the score tied 4-4 in the top of the 10th inning.

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