Buddy Bell has decided to step down as Royals manager at the end of this season. Bell made the announcement Wednesday afternoon at the Metrodome, where the Royals are playing the Twins. 

He will continue to manage the club for the last two months of the season and then remain with the Royals as a special assistant to general manager Dayton Moore.

The 55 year old Bell, is in his second full season as the Royals’ manager. We’ll have more details on this story as it becomes available.