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Yordano Ventura | Starting Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/3/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yordano Ventura pitched well in his return to the rotation on Sunday, holding the Astros to one run on six hits over seven innings in the 5-1 win.
Ventura had been sent to Triple-A earlier this month with the hopes that he could smooth out his game against minor league competition, as his 5.19 ERA simply wasn't cutting it. He was called up on June 22 to take the place of Jason Vargas, who just hit the disabled list with an elbow injury. Against the Astros on Sunday, the 24-year-old righty struck out five without walking a batter, with the only run to score against him coming on a Colby Rasmus single in the second inning. This might end up being little more than a spot start, though, as the team is reportedly on the verge of trading for Reds ace Johnny Cueto. We should get clarification on Ventura's place in the Royal rotation--if he has one--in the coming days. Jul 26 - 4:59 PM

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Season Stats
TMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
KC1515570083.18445452570004.861.31
Game Log
DateOppGGSWLSVIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
Jul 26HOU111007.061105001.29.86
Jul 20PIT110104.01066170013.502.75
Jul 9TB111005.043334005.401.40
Jun 12@ STL110103.042212006.001.67
Jun 6TEX110103.0644230012.002.67
May 31@ CHC110007.041116001.29.71
May 24STL110107.054427005.141.00
May 19CIN111007.04000600.00.57
May 13@ TEX110107.0105526006.431.71
Season Totals (minors): Pitching
ClubClassGGSWLSVIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
Omaha(PCL)AAA220209.164469003.8571.286
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Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Drew Butera
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
2Ben Zobrist
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
RF1Alex Rios
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Edinson Volquez
3Danny Duffy
4Yordano Ventura
5Jeremy Guthrie
6Chris Young
7Jason Vargas
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Ryan Madson
5Luke Hochevar
6Franklin Morales
7Kris Medlen
8Brian Flynn
9Tim Collins