YORDANO VENTURA NEWS

Royals take series as Ventura dazzles

There are many buzzwords bouncing around the Royals clubhouse on August 27, 2015. Magic Number. Home Field. Hitting streaks, etc. etc. But today there is just one word you should pay attention to: Ace. Yordano Ventura’s recent resurgence continued today with another dominant performance and arguably his best start of the season. The 24-year old tallied a career-high 11 strikeouts...
Via Royals Blue
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura overpowers Orioles as Royals take series with 5-3 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday. Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven starts. The Royals' usually solid bullpen nearly gave it away, though. Kelvin Herrera served up a homer...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura overpowering as Royals beat Orioles 5-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday. Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven starts. The Royals' usually solid bullpen nearly gave it away, though. Kelvin Herrera served up a...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura overpowers Orioles as Royals take series with 5-3 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday. Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven starts. The Royals' usually solid bullpen nearly gave it away, though. Kelvin Herrera served up a homer...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Cueto Worries Royals Fans

  When the Kansas City Royals traded well known prospects Brandon Finnegan and John Lamb to the Cincinnati Reds for Johnny Cueto, it was expected that Cueto would immediately fall into place and dominate. He had posted a 2.62 ERA this season in 19 games with the Reds after posting sub 3.00 ERA’s every year since 2010. He was the ace the Royals were looking for after Yordano Ventura...
Via Royals Blue
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura looks to continue resurgence, give KC series win over O's

A six-game losing streak dropped the Baltimore Orioles several spots in the wild-card race. Back-to-back wins against the team with the best record in the AL would at least take some of the sting out of that. Baltimore tries to send the Kansas City Royals to rare consecutive home losses Thursday in the conclusion of this four-game series. Mired in their longest skid of the season...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura looks to continue resurgence, give KC series win over O's

A six-game losing streak dropped the Baltimore Orioles several spots in the wild-card race. Back-to-back wins against the team with the best record in the AL would at least take some of the sting out of that. Baltimore tries to send the Kansas City Royals to rare consecutive home losses Thursday in the conclusion of this four-game series. Mired in their longest skid of the season...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles-Royals Preview

A six-game losing streak dropped the Baltimore Orioles several spots in the wild-card race. Back-to-back wins against the team with the best record in the AL would at least take some of the sting out of that. Baltimore tries to send the Kansas City Royals to rare consecutive home losses Thursday in the conclusion of this four-game series. Mired in their longest skid of the season...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Roytation come October

With Kris Medlin fresh off his first start since Sept. 27th, 2013 it is immediately time to start predicting whose spot he will take in the playoff Royation.  Medlin’s 69 pitches through 6 innings of 3 run, 6 strikeout, and zero walk baseball is immediate grounds for promotion, and will now be at the front of pundits predictions everywhere.  And we hear are Royals Blue are no...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Winning Streak Ends At Four With 6-3 Loss To Royals

The battery combination of Yordano Ventura and Salvador Perez ended the Boston Red Sox' four-game winning streak, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-3 win on Saturday night at Fenway Park.
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Salvy's three-run homer helps push Royals to 6-3 win over Red Sox

BOSTON -- Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox 6-3 Saturday night, ending Boston's four-game winning streak. Kendrys Morales added a two-run double and Alex Rios had three singles and an RBI for Kansas City. Following losses the first two nights, the Royals can earn a split...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Salvy's three-run homer helps push Royals to 6-3 win over Red Sox

BOSTON -- Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox 6-3 Saturday night, ending Boston's four-game winning streak. Kendrys Morales added a two-run double and Alex Rios had three singles and an RBI for Kansas City. Following losses the first two nights, the Royals can earn a split...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Perez hits 3-run HR, Royals end Boston's 4-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox 6-3 Saturday night, ending Boston's four-game winning streak. Kendrys Morales added a two-run double and Alex Rios had three singles and an RBI for Kansas City. Following losses the first two nights, the Royals can earn a...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals look to Ventura to halt two-game slide in Boston

The Kansas City Royals have been producing little offense against the Boston Red Sox, and the latest letdown came against a rookie pitcher who entered with an ERA over six. The good news is the AL Central leaders will get another shot at exploiting similar numbers from another of Boston's youth Saturday night at Fenway Park, but if the lineup again fails, a win might require a new...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals look to Ventura to halt two-game slide in Boston

The Kansas City Royals have been producing little offense against the Boston Red Sox, and the latest letdown came against a rookie pitcher who entered with an ERA over six. The good news is the AL Central leaders will get another shot at exploiting similar numbers from another of Boston's youth Saturday night at Fenway Park, but if the lineup again fails, a win might require a new...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ned Yost for President?

  In the spirit of the 2016 Election, a Public Policy Polling survey of 859 Registered Voters in Missouri gave Ned Yost a 61% approval rating. There was a time when Royals fans wanted Ned Yost fired. They even booed him off the field in the 6th inning of the 2014 Wild Card Game after Yordano Ventura surrendered a 3-run home run to Brandon Moss to put the A’s up, 5-3. The lead...
Via Royals Blue
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels Wild Finish on Sunday Night Baseball

The Royals were held hitless for over 8 innings but still managed to top the Angels in extra innings under the lights on Sunday night in Kauffman Stadium. The pitching matchup featured a struggling Yordano Ventura verse Hector Santiago, who’s having a spectacular season with a 2.94 ERA. The Royals started off hot with a single from Alcides Escobar and then an RBI double from Ben...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Royals vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, August 13-16

Hop in your wayback machine to remember the last time the Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. It was the second series of the season, and the Royals were in the middle of their 7-0 start, which handed the Angels three losses early in the season. Yordano Ventura and Mike Trout jawed, […]
Via Pine Tar Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: State of the starting rotation

(kansas.com) The Kansas City Royals have been well known around the league over the past two seasons for how great their bullpen is. The team’s bullpen played a huge role in their historic playoff run last season in which they started 8-0 before eventually falling to the World Champion San Francisco Giants. Through numerous injuries and struggles the starting rotation has endured...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura’s Struggles from the Stretch

There’s been one question on the mind of nearly every Kansas City Royals fan for most of this season: How does Rusty Kuntz get his hair to look so amazing? Ok, so maybe there’s been two questions on fans’ minds lately, the other one being: What’s wrong with Yordano Ventura? The flame-throwing righty has dealt […]
Via Pine Tar Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Tigers can spot Royals' contagious energy

The Kansas City Royals are in position to establish their longest home win streak in 12 years Tuesday night. Yordano Ventura will try to provide a better outing than last week's start against Detroit in his quick rematch with the Tigers. Kansas City's 4-0 win in Monday's series opener was its 15th in 18 games at Kauffman Stadium and sixth in a row. The Royals (67-44) haven't taken...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Tigers can spot Royals' contagious energy

The Kansas City Royals are in position to establish their longest home win streak in 12 years Tuesday night. Yordano Ventura will try to provide a better outing than last week's start against Detroit in his quick rematch with the Tigers. Kansas City's 4-0 win in Monday's series opener was its 15th in 18 games at Kauffman Stadium and sixth in a row. The Royals (67-44) haven't taken...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals aren't panicking, but they'd like to salvage a road-trip split

With the largest division lead in the majors, the Kansas City Royals aren't terribly alarmed by a rough stretch. The AL Central leaders, though, would like to salvage a split of this 10-game road trip Thursday against the Detroit Tigers. Kansas City (63-43) owns the league's best record and is atop the Central by 9 1/2 games on Minnesota. That lofty standing makes it easy for the...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Wastes Cueto’s 2nd Start, Lose 2-1

Kansas City is now 0-2 when Johnny Cueto pitches for them, and have wasted two quality starts from him. Cueto was nails in the second start for his new team, but the bats just couldn’t get it done for him tonight.   It’s not like either teams were “on fire” at the plate, but the Tigers were able to muster up two runs off of Johnny Cueto. Cueto’s night ended after...
Via Royals Blue
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Bad boys of 2015

For many years, the Kansas City Royals were not known for being successful. When the season started, they were expected to finish dead last. The Royals were almost always sellers at the deadline, with players like Carlos Beltran and Johnny Damon leaving, and in return a hope of a brighter future next season. Well now that next season has come, and the Royals are taking on the rest...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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