But he didn’t.
“I had the phone out, sitting on the pew right next to me, during the whole process,” Yost said Friday afternoon.
It was a big night all the way around. With bench coach Chino Cadahia acting as manager, the Royals won 10-1.
“I was looking the whole time until the sixth inning came, and then I saw two runs, and I was relieved,” Yost said. “Then I saw four and I saw seven, and eight. I just got a big smile on my face thinking they can handle it from there.”
“It’s my only daughter,” he said. “I’ve got three boys and a girl so it was very special.”