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YORDANO VENTURA RUMORS

Royals Name Yordano Ventura Opening Day Starter

The defending American League Champions have named 23-year-old Yordano Ventura their Opening Day starter against the Chicago White Sox, according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. Yordano Ventura will start Opening Day. — Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) March 25, 2015 McCullough also announced how the Royals’ rotation will stack up after Ventura gets the ball on...
Via Baseball Essential
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura selected to start Royals' opener against White Sox

  Yordano Ventura has been picked to pitch on opening day for the AL champion Kansas City Royals against the Chicago White Sox. The 23-year-old right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA as a rookie last season and tossed seven scoreless innings to beat San Francisco in Game 6 of the World Series. The announcement was made by Royals manager Ned Yost on Wednesday. James Shields, the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura to start Royals' opener against White Sox

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Yordano Ventura has been picked to pitch on opening day for the AL champion Kansas City Royals against the Chicago White Sox. The 23-year-old right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA as a rookie last season and tossed seven scoreless innings to beat San Francisco in Game 6 of the World Series. The announcement was made by Royals manager Ned Yost on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Yordano Ventura gave up four runs in the first two innings, but the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Monday. Ventura gave up hits to the first four batters, with Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana contributing RBI singles in a three-run first. The right-hander allowed four runs on seven hits and a walk in three innings. He struck out...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura pitches 3 scoreless innings, leads Royals to win

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Yordano Ventura worked three scoreless innings, Lorenzo Cain had a pair of RBI singles and a Kansas City Royals split squad defeated the San Diego Padres 4-3 Wednesday. Ventura threw 54 pitches, giving up four singles, walking one and striking out three. Cain, who was MVP of the American League Championship Series when he hit .533, singled home Gabriel Noriega...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals announce team accolades for 2014

The Kansas City Royals announced their team awards earlier today. The three different awards given out are annually are voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BBWAA (Baseball Writer’s Association of America). The awards are as follows: the Les Milgram Player of the Year, the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year and the Joe Burke Special Achievement Award. Lorenzo Cain The winner...
Via isportsweb.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

What will Yordano Ventura do next?

Yordano Ventura has burst onto the scene with a fastball that's topped 100 miles per hour and flashes of dominance that may only be a preview of the rookie's best days. Drew Hutchinson has taken a different path to success with the Toronto Blue Jays, and he'll oppose Ventura while looking to help prevent the host Kansas City Royals from winning for the fourth time in five games Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Buzz: Top Twitter comments from 'Ace' Ventura's first start of the season

The Buzz: Yordano Ventura The Skinny: At this point, it's not breaking news that Yordano Ventura throws absolute fireballs towards the dish. "Ace" tossed six scoreless innings of two-hit ball in his first start of the season and was abusing the radar gun all night. Twitter was buzzing throughout and here are some of our favorite comments from his performance.             ...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospects Almonte (their next Ventura) and Manaea primed for fast rise through Royals system

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals assistant general manager J.J. Picollo has no doubt that right-handed prospect Miguel Almonte will be a fast riser through the Royals' minor-league system. Almonte already is being compared to another fast riser -- Yordano Ventura, who recently won a spot in the Royals' rotation. Almonte might not be far behind. But as much as Picollo was hoping to push...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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