Yordano Ventura RUMORS & NEWS

  • Game 6 starter Yordano Ventura on dear friend Oscar Taveras: "I'm dedicating that game to him."

    MLB.com "Yordano Ventura will take the mound from Kauffman Stadium tonight "without a net," as Royals manager Ned Yost put it, a reference to his team facing elimination entering Game 6 of the World Series. Ventura will also be pitching with a broken heart, and a few extra reminders. Scrawled on his..." October 28

  • Yordano Ventura exits ALCS Game 2 with an injury

    Hardball Talk "Royals starter Yordano Ventura left the field with a trainer with two outs in the sixth inning of ALCS Game 2 against the Orioles on Saturday night. He threw a fastball to Caleb Joseph, who fouled it back. Ventura then stepped off of the mound and was tended to by a trainer before making a quick..." October 11

  • Royals 'pretty set' on Ventura starting Game 2

    MLB.com "It will likely be Yordano Ventura taking the mound for the Royals on Saturday at Camden Yards in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series (3 p.m. CT on TBS). Royals manager Ned Yost announced on Tuesday that he was "pretty set" on his rookie starter following ALCS Game 1 starter James..." October 08

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    #Royals will start RHP Yordano Ventura in Game 2 vs. #Angels

  • Damn, kid! Yordano Ventura threw a 103 mph pitch last night

    Hardball Talk "Everyone already knew that Royals rookie Yordano Ventura throws incredibly hard, but his 2014 debut last night was on a whole different level. Ventura–who won’t be 23 years old until June–tossed six innings of shutout, two-hit ball against the Rays and, according to MLB.com’s PitchFX system,..." April 09

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    The Royals project 180 to 200 innings from Yordano Ventura, Ned Yost said.

  • Yordano Ventura wins final spot in Royals’ rotation

    Kansas City Star "Ned Yost walked across the Royals clubhouse, high-fived Yordano Ventura and told him the worst-kept secret in camp was finally ready for public consumption. “I told them,” Yost said. “You’re free. You can talk.” After four outstanding performances in the Cactus League, Ventura won the final..." March 18

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    Danny Knobler @DannyKnoblerCBS

    Royals announce Yordano Ventura will start tomorrow vs. Indians in place of Danny Duffy.