Yordano Ventura RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yordano Ventura will begin serving reduced eight-game suspension for role in brawl

    Kansas City Star "The Royals announced Saturday that starting pitcher Yordano Ventura will begin serving an eight-game suspension for his role in a brawl with the Baltimore Orioles on June 7 at Camden Yards. Ventura’s suspension, which was originally nine games, was reduced by one game. He will be eligible to..." June 18

  • Ned Yost, Yordano Ventura unhappy with pitcher's 9-game ban

    ESPN "Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost says he did not expect Yordano Ventura to be suspended nine games by Major League Baseball for his brawl with Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado this week. Yost said before Friday's 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox that he did "not really" expect..." June 11

  • ‘Machado, he had it coming’ says Royals broadcaster

    Washington Post "After the Royals and Orioles brawled earlier this week, popular opinion seemed to pin most of the blame on Kansas City’s Yordano Ventura, and not on Baltimore’s Manny Machado. “What in the world should the Royals do with Yordano Ventura?” Fox Sports’s Ken Rosenthal asked. “There is a reason why..." June 10

  • Yordano Ventura suspended for nine games for throwing at Manny Machado

    CBS Sports "On Tuesday, the benches cleared in the Royals-Orioles affair in Baltimore thanks to a spat between Manny Machado and Yordano Ventura. So Machado was nailed for four games and Ventura has been suspended for nine games. As for the Ventura part, MLB senior vice president of standards and..." June 09

  • Yordano Ventura is embarrassing himself and the Royals

    Royals Review "I have been a big apologist for Yordano Ventura. I mean, how could you not, if you're a Royals fan? The kid threw bullets from the day he reached the big leagues, showed emotion on the mound, and how could you not love his singing? Even through his on-field confrontations last year, I defended..." June 08

  • Report: Ventura trade talks are 'utter nonsense'

    The Score "Yordano Ventura may have a home in Kansas City after all. One day after Ventura incited a benches-clearing brawl by beaning Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles, a report surfaced suggesting the Royals had offered up the 25-year-old pitcher in trade talks. A source close to the situation..." June 08

  • The reason why the Royals have considered trading Yordano Ventura

    Yahoo! Sports "Recently, inside the Kansas City Royals’ clubhouse, Yordano Ventura was talking about how he planned on hitting Jose Bautista with a pitch the next time he faced him. The people around Ventura rolled their eyes, tired of the bluster, done with the immaturity, hopeful he was playing fugazi instead..." June 08

  • Yordano Ventura, Manny Machado ejected after HBP, punch cause benches to clear

    ESPN "Orioles shortstop Manny Machado and Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura were both ejected Tuesday night following a bench-clearing melee that was precipitated by Ventura throwing at Machado. With one out in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Orioles leading 5-1, Ventura's first pitch to Machado..." June 08