Hardly anyone seems to recall, probably including Ned Yost, that the Royals' manager underwent gall bladder surgery early in Spring Training. What the heck, he was back at work the next day and hasn't paused since. No pain in the gut or anywhere else for Yost these days as he contemplates the 2013 season. And, please, please, don't describe him as excited, ecstatic or, for goodness sake, afflicted with pennant fever. The gruff, old-school manager might gag.