Yost's gone, but Melvin blames himself 

September, 15, 2008
09/15/08
4:23
PM ET
The Web site "Fire Ned Yost" will be happy. To be honest, the view from afar was that Ned Yost got increasingly tight as the fight for the wild card got tougher.

But the day Yost got fired -- with less than two weeks remaining in the regular season -- general manager Doug Melvin backed his departed manager.

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