Royals' Yost: 'Glad to be alive' after injury on farm

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost listens to a reporter's question before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Yost broke a pelvis and several ribs during a fall on his property in Georgia, Saturday, Nov. 4, when a deer stand he was working on gave way and fell to the ground, Kansas City spokesman Mike Swanson said. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

Orlin Wagner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost broke his pelvis and several ribs during a fall on his property in Georgia.

The team says the 62-year-old manager was working on a deer stand that gave way on Saturday.

Spokesman Mike Swanson said Thursday that Yost underwent surgery at Grady Hospital in Atlanta and was to be transferred to a rehabilitation facility Thursday or Friday. Swanson says Yost will need a wheelchair for a short time.

Yost is an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He has managed Kansas City since 2010 and led the Royals to the 2015 World Series title, the team's first since 1985.

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