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YORDANO VENTURA RUMORS

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
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Outcome of Ventura's pitching duel Royals' last hope in Boston series

At least one pitchers' duel seemed possible during a three-game series between the Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Now a second one seems quite probable. After a showcase of solid pitching in the second game of the set, Jon Lester and Yordano Ventura will look to keep it going in Sunday's series finale. James Shields and Clay Buchholz turned in average...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals ride Ventura into rubber game with Rays

Kansas City Royals rookie Yordano Ventura has been terrific since returning from a minor elbow injury early last month. Alex Cobb is coming off back-to-back wins for the Tampa Bay Rays, but he's still looking to find his form. Ventura and Cobb square off as these teams close a three-game series Wednesday night in St. Petersburg. After dropping four straight starts, Ventura has...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Kansas City Royals rookie Yordano Ventura has been terrific since returning from a minor elbow injury early last month. Alex Cobb is coming off back-to-back wins for the Tampa Bay Rays, but he's still looking to find his form. Ventura and Cobb square off as these teams close a three-game series Wednesday night in St. Petersburg...
Via Fox Sports Florida
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura shuts down Indians in 7-1 win

CLEVELAND -- Yordano Ventura's dominating performance Friday night produced plenty of superlatives. "He was extraordinary," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said after the rookie right-hander pitched 8 1/3 stellar innings in the Royals' 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians. Ventura (6-7) blanked the Indians on four hits until Michael Brantley hit a leadoff homer in the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stripper calls out two Royals pitchers for being cheapskates

Royals pitchers Bruce Chen and Yordano Ventura crossed the wrong stripper. Isabel Kennedy, writer and stripper based out of Minneapolis, was on-hand to witness how some Royals players acted while in a strip club. She wasn’t afraid to call-out a couple of players for their cheapness. I'm about shaming trashdick pro athletes @ work; the #KCRoyals players that came in last night...
Via Next Impulse Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura leads Royals to 3-2 win over Cardinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura threw six innings in his return from a sore elbow, and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night and end a string of eight straight home losses to their in-state rivals. Ventura (3-5) was skipped his previous time through the rotation because of minor elbow pain, but he looked sharp in his return. He pitched...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 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

Ventura continues to impress; makes strong case for 2014 rotation

John Viril— For the second straight game, rookie starting pitcher Yordano Ventura took the mound in a must-win game for the Kansas City Royals. For the second straight time, Ventura has delivered a strong start. Ventura’s fastball has blown away major-league hitters. The 22-year-old Ventura has 11.1 IP in two starts, with 9 strikeouts while allowing only 7 hits and 2 runs. More...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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