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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

Player Profile #140: Yordano Ventura | SP | KC

I can say without a doubt that there was no starting pitcher whose starts were more of an event for me during the 2014 season than those by the electric young rookie, Yordano Ventura. It’s not that Ventura exhibited pinpoint control like Johnny Cueto or possessed supreme breaking pitches like Corey Kluber — it was the power of his fastball. During Ventura’s rookie campaign...
Via Baseball Professor
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: One win away

Yordano Ventura threw seven shutout innings in Game 6 in honor of the late Oscar Taveras (usatoday). The Kansas City Royals took out all frustration from the last two games Tuesday night and defeated the San Francisco Giants by a 10-0 final. Yordano “Ace” Ventura through seven shutout innings, while allowing only three hits, and eventually leading Kansas City to victory and forcing...
Via isportsweb.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Slumping Indians lineup faces challenge in Ventura

Following one of the worst performances of his career, Yordano Ventura should be eager to face the Cleveland Indians. Ventura looks to continue his mastery of the Indians and help the Kansas City Royals to a fourth straight win Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Since reeling off 10 consecutive wins last month for a brief stay atop the AL Central, the Royals (51-50) have lost 18 of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ventura ready to bounce back against the Tribe

Following one of the worst performances of his career, Yordano Ventura should be eager to face the Cleveland Indians. Ventura looks to continue his mastery of the Indians and help the Kansas City Royals to a fourth straight win Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Since reeling off 10 consecutive wins last month for a brief stay atop the AL Central, the Royals (51-50) have lost 18 of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 25, 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

Yordano Ventura Is Here To Stay

Yordano Ventura has 15 strikeouts in as many innings and has only given up the one walk. He has a 1.76 ERA to go along with a 0.71 WHIP during Cactus League play. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images) Yordano Ventura is a popular kid here in the Locker Room. He’s also been a favorite of ours to crack the starting five in Kansas City and be one of the best 2014 Fantasy Baseball Rookies. Ventura...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Ventura says he'll be smarter with his heater this season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura wowed everyone during his brief September call-up last season when his fastball hit 102 mph on the radar gun. But Ventura, 22, doesn't expect to show off that blazing heater nearly as much this season if he gets another chance in the major leagues. "I've learned a lot about that," Ventura says through interpreter and Triple...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Is 2014 Yordano Ventura’s time?

When you can throw a fastball 100 mph people tend to notice, whether its opposing hitters, managers or fans. When you can consistently throw over 100 mph as a starter, you are in rare company. When pitching prospect Yordano Ventura threw a pitch recorded at 102 mph according to PitchFX, Royals fans couldn’t help but dream about Ventura taking a spot in the big league rotation...
Via i70baseball
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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