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Yordano Ventura Nearly Ready to Return to Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, MO – JUNE 6: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium on June 6, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) The Kansas City Royals experienced another injury as they have placed Yordano Ventura on the disabled list. The Royals have had their fair share of injury within...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals place Yordano Ventura on disabled list with ulnar nerve inflammation

The Kansas City Royals have been dealt another blow to their starting rotation, as they placed No. 1 starter Yordano Ventura on the 15-day disabled list with right ulnar nerve inflammation. Ventura left his start on June 12 after experiencing weakness and numbness in his right hand and fingers. The discomfort continued when he felt hand cramps on Wednesday after throwing a bullpen...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals put Ventura on DL with ulnar nerve inflammation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of right ulnar nerve inflammation. Ventura, Kansas City's Opening Day starter, is 3-6 with a 4.68 ERA in 12 starts. He left his June 12 outing with weakness and numbness in his right hand and fingers, then experienced hand cramps after a bullpen session Wednesday. Ventura joins left...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What Might A Healthy Kansas City Royals’ Rotation Look Like?

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura delivers to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) With seven position players leading in the latest American League All-Star balloting, the Kansas City Royals hold a slim lead in the AL Central largely due the...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Runs Don’t Turn Out in Shutout by the Cards

  The first inning is usually his “trouble inning.” Tonight, it was the second inning that did him in, which would ultimately be enough to beat the Royals for game one of the series. Through 1.2 innings, Yordano Ventura looked like he was finally going to have a quality start. He fooled us all when he failed to record the third out before allowing the Cardinals to score...
Via Royals Blue
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura, Royals need to simmer down before someone gets hurt

Can we now safely say that throwing at batters and instigating fights with opponents appears to be a pattern with Yordano Ventura? For the third consecutive start, the Royals pitcher taunted an opposing batter which resulted in both dugouts emptying onto the field. On Thursday night against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, a brawl broke out. Tensions were already high...
Via The Outside Corner
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Sale wanted to fight Yordano Ventura

Chris Sale reportedly still had some unfinished business with Yordano Ventura following his ejection Thursday night. The Chicago White Sox ace was in the middle of the all-out, bench-clearing brawl that broke out in the seventh inning of last night’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Sale, who was one of five players ejected from the game, was all sorts of fired up after Adam...
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Royals involved in another bench-clearing incident

The Kansas City Royals were once again involved in a benches clearing incident on Thursday night, and Yordano Ventura was again at the center of the chaos with the Chicago White Sox. In the bottom the seventh inning, Ventura forced Adam Eaton to hit a comebacker to the mound for the third out. As he was going to toss the ball to Eric Hosmer at first base, Ventura very blatantly...
Via The Outside Corner
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura ejected for plunking Brett Lawrie

In case you were wondering whether or not Brett Lawrie’s hard slide into second base on Friday that injured Alcides Escobar would have repercussions, well, it did. On Saturday, Royals starter Yordano Ventura plunked Lawrie, leading to his immediate ejection from the game. There’s a lot not to like about Ventura throwing at Lawrie. For one, throwing at players is stupid...
Via The Outside Corner
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Royals have signed Yordano Ventura long-term

Don’t worry, Kansas City Royals fans – your young stud pitcher isn’t going anywhere. The club has agreed to a five-year extension with pitcher Yordano Ventura that guarantees him $23 million. The deal also has a pair of club options that can keep Ventura in Kansas City through his age 30 season. Sources: Ventura deal is for $23M guaranteed. 5 guaranteed yrs, 2 option yrs...
Via The Outside Corner
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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