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The most beloved Royals of all-time - Yost bracket second round

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The second round of our most beloved Royals bracket continues. We divided the players into four eras - the Herzog bracket (1969-1980), the Howser bracket (1981-1994), the Muser bracket (1995-2010), and the Yost bracket (2011-2019). You can see how the first round of the voting went for the Yost bracket here.

You can vote on the second round of the Herzog bracket here, the Howser bracket here, and the Muser bracket here.

Vote for the most beloved Royals players in the second round of the Ned Yost bracket below. Voting will run through Monday morning.

#1 Alex Gordon vs. #9 Billy Butler

Gordo knows defense, and his defended his #1 seeding by taking 96 percent of the vote over slugger Jorge Soler. Billy Butler gives us another upset in a tight race, winning by just five votes over #8 seed shortstop Alcides Escobar.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 93%
    Alex Gordon
    (1063 votes)
  • 6%
    Billy Butler
    (76 votes)
1139 votes total Vote Now

#4 Eric Hosmer vs. #12 Wade Davis

James Shields taught the Royals how to win, but he couldn’t win his first round matchup against #4 seed Eric Hosmer, with Hos coming through in the clutch with 88 percent of the vote. Wade Davis gives us the biggest upset of the bracket so far by taking 57 percent of the vote against #5 seed Whit Merrifield.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 63%
    Eric Hosmer
    (727 votes)
  • 36%
    Wade Davis
    (425 votes)
1152 votes total Vote Now

#2 Salvador Perez vs. #7 Danny Duffy

We will always remember Yordano Ventura, but he came up a bit short against World Series MVP Salvador Perez, who took 89 percent of the vote. Danny Duffy had a close vote, but he topped #10 seed Jarrod Dyson with 54 percent of the vote.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 91%
    Salavador Perez
    (1057 votes)
  • 8%
    Danny Duffy
    (92 votes)
1149 votes total Vote Now

#3 Lorenzo Cain vs. #6 Mike Moustakas

LoCain is still very popular, taking 97 percent of the vote against reliever Kelvin Herrera. Mike Moustakas also took his first round matchup with 86 percent of the vote against closer Greg Holland.

Poll

Who was your favorite Royals player?

This poll is closed

  • 65%
    Lorenzo Cain
    (761 votes)
  • 34%
    Mike Moustakas
    (395 votes)
1156 votes total Vote Now

Next Monday: The Sweet 16 - Herzog and Howser brackets