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30 Yordano Ventura SP

Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
91%67%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
183.014-1003.2015969
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014KC14103.2031300000183.01687065141469159

Player Updates

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Report: Braves wanted Yordano Ventura in return for Evan Gattis
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

According to MLB.com reporter Mark Bowman, when the Royals expressed interest in trading for catcher Evan Gattis, the Braves asked for pitcher Yordano Ventura in return. The Royals aren't expected to trade their young right-hander in the offseason, per the report.

The Braves have been shopping Gattis around to multiple teams, including the Astros, Athletics and Marlins. If he stays put in Atlanta, the Braves are expected to move him to left field to start the season.

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Royals SP Yordano Ventura goes seven innings in Game 6 shutout
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura picked up the win Tuesday, giving up three hits and five walks in seven scoreless innings while striking out four in his team's 10-0 victory over the Giants in Game 6 of the World Series.

The Royals pulled the series even at 3-3 behind a seven-run second inning on offense and the effective wildness of the rookie Ventura (1-0), who walked the bases loaded with one out in the third inning but induced a ground-ball double play to escape unscathed. The Royals have won all five playoff games in which Ventura has pitched, though this is his first decision recorded. The two teams head to Wednesday for a decisive Game 7 in Kansas City.

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Royals' Yordano Ventura gives up two runs Wednesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura allowed two runs Wednesday against the Giants.

Ventura gave up two runs on eight hits over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out two and did not issue any walks during the outing. Ventura got himself into trouble immediately. To lead off the game, Gregor Blanco deposited a 98 mph fastball out to right for a solo home run. Ventura would settle in over the next two innings before giving up another run in the fourth. With a man on second, Ventura allowed an RBI double against Brandon Belt. Ventura would pitch into the sixth inning, but was pulled after giving up two singles. He threw 87 pitches during the outing and did not factor into the decision.

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Royals tab Shields, Ventura for World Series Games 1, 2
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Royals will start pitchers James Shields in Game 1 and Yordano Ventura in Game 2 of the World Series, Yahoo! Sports reports. The Royals are making their first World Series appearance in 29 years.

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Royals' Yordano Ventura expected to make his next start
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura is expected to make his next start, according to the Eye On Baseball blog.

Ventura left Saturday's game with shoulder tightness, but appears to have dodged a major injury. Manager Ned Yost told reporters he believes Ventura will be fine for his next start. It's unclear when Ventura will be called upon, but it doesn't seem like he'll need more time to recover after the shoulder issue. 

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 34 58.27
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs L.A. Angels 4.001 4.50003
vs LHB 107.100 2.6803987
vs RHB 75.200 3.9303072
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/23@CLE1007.04046
9/28@CHW0004.08416
9/30OAK0000.12200
10/3@LAA0007.05115
10/11@BAL0005.25433
10/22SF0005.18202
10/28SF1007.03054
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5
6
CHW
7
8
CHW
9
CHW
10
@LAA
11
@LAA
12
@LAA
13
@Min
4:10 pm
14
15
@Min
8:10 pm
16
@Min
1:10 pm
17
Oak
18
Oak
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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22

22

28

13

23

11

3

-10

17

25

32

0
28

16

-11

15

25

21

22

23

0
43

8

27

28

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013KC01 3.52330000 15.1136630611
2014KC1410 3.2031300000 183.0168706514569159
Total 1411 3.2234330000 198.1181767117575170
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013KC3000000000 --- --- ---
2014KC31411000300 .250 .250 .250
Total 34411000300 .250 .250 .250
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2013KCP3341212 .750
2014KCP313048262020 .958
Total  343352272232 .942
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2013KC01915 1.5300001 .22464 11.2 .3970
2014KC1204177 1.23110111 .240782 11.9 .3580
Total 1223192 1.25110112 .238846 11.8 .3610
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014KC00 3.68210001 7.17331015
Total 00 3.68210001 7.17331015
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009R-DSL Royals01 2.86105003 22.02811703511
2010R-DSL Royals01 2.4533000 11.095305113
2010R-AZL Royals42 3.29146000 52.0492819331758
2011AFX-Kane County Cougars46 4.291919000 84.0824340852488
2012AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock35 3.301616000 76.1663228752898
2012AA-Northwest Arkansas N12 4.6066000 29.1231615141325
2012R-AZL Royals00 2.4511000 3.23110017
2013AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers54 3.741514000 77.0803532433381
2013AA-Northwest Arkansas N32 2.341111000 57.2391715342074
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/180
Birthdate:
6/3/1991
Age:
23
Hometown:
Samana, DR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:

MLB Experience:
2
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