According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, Dale Sveum is expected to take over as the Royals' new hitting coach on Thursday.
The Royals have hired Don Wakamatsu as their new bench coach.
Royals signed manager Ned Yost to a two-year contract extension.
Ned Yost has indicated that he'd like to return as the Royals manager for the 2014 season.
Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star reports that Royals general manager Dayton Moore wants to bring back manager Ned Yost for next season.