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It Takes 12 Innings, But Royals Manager Ned Yost Got His Guarantee Right

In an unusual lineup on Wednesday night, the Kansas City Royals put Willie Bloomquist in the the third spot. It was a strange sight to see since Bloomsquist has never batted there.

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Asked before the game about it, Royals manager Ned Yost said, ""I guarantee you he’ll get a couple of hits. You watch."

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Heading into the 12th inning, Yost was wrong. Bloomquist was 1-for-5.

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However, he eventually got it right. In the top of the 12th, Bloomquist hit a solo shot that would eventually be the game-winner.

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It also meant Yost's guarantee was right. It's not exactly Joe Namath In Super Bowl III but interesting nonetheless.