Baseball Ned Yost and the Royals were the surprise of the American League last year and rode the wave all the way to the World Series.That earned Yost an appointment as manager of the AL team in this summer's All-Star game, and his coaching staff will include the leader of 2015's breakout team. MORE: Baseball's worst everyday players | Each team's worst Draft missesAstros manager A.J. Hinch, whose team owns the best record in the league at 34-20, will be on Yost's staff for the July 14 game in Cincinnati, announced Thursday. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon will also serve as a coach for the AL. On the National League side, Giants skipper Bruce Bochy will be assisted by Dodgers manager Don Mattingly and Bryan Price of the host Reds.Hinch and Price are getting their first All-Star coaching opportunity, while McClendon and Mattingly will play the role for the second time, though more than a decade removed from their previous experience. McClendon was on the NL staff in 2003 and Mattingly the AL staff in 2004.Also coaching in the AL dugout will be the rest of the Royals' staff — pitching coach Dave Eiland, catching coach Pedro Grifol, bullpen coach Doug Henry, third base coach Mike Jirschele, first base coach Rusty Kuntz, hitting coach Dale Sveum and bench coach Don Wakamatsu — and athletic trainers Adam Nevala of the Angels and Paul Harker of the Rays.On the NL side, trainers Paul Lessard of the Reds and Scott Gehret of the Rockies will join the Giants' staff: assistant coach Shawon Dunston, bullpen coach Mark Gardner, first base coach Bill Hayes, third base coach Roberto Kelly, batti

ng coach Hensley Meulens, pitching coach Dave Righetti and bench coach Ron Wotus.

About sh1

Previous post This day in history: Minor leaguer hits eight home runs in one game
Next post Brewers pitcher Will Smith's suspension puts baseball's unwritten rules in a sticky situation