Yost joins Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin on the AL staff, chosen by Texas Rangers and AL All-Star team manager, Ron Washington. 2012 marks Yost’s second All-Star staff selection as a MLB manager. The first in 2005, in the National League with the Milwaukee Brewers. Yost was also a part of Bobby Cox’s NL All-Star staff as a Braves coach in 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997 and 2000.
In his third season as Royals head athletic trainer, Nick Kenney is making his first trip to the All-Star staff. Lonnie Soloff, the head athletic trainer of the Cleveland Indians joins Kenney on the staff.