Shot have been fired across the state of Missouri.
Royals manager Ned Yost had some interesting things to say about the fanbase of their cross-state rival, the St. Louis Cardinals, in a recent postgame presser.
"The Missouri fans are great," Yost said when asked about the huge crowds at recent Royals games. But of course, he had to clarify: "The St. Louis fans are great, but not as vocal and exciting as our fans."
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As soon as those words met the keyboard, the Twitterverse was quick to chime in on Yost's comments -- and Cards fans were not kind.
Of course the Royals fans were quick to rush to Yost's defense:
Here's hoping this heated rivalry is able to meet up in the ultimate showdown, the World Series.