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Yordano Ventura

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Kansas City Royals

2016 Stats

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6-5

ERA

5.00

WHIP

1.45

K

63

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nobody really likes the guy who picks fights with the other team and puts everyone else in harm's way, but it's especially bad when the performance doesn’t back up the trash talk. Ventura's 5.36 ERA b...

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2016 ADP:  174.48

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 6/3/1991   BORN: Samana, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yordano Ventura Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year, $23 million extension with two team-option years in April 2015.

June 28, 2016  –  Yordano Ventura News

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Ventura (6-5) surrendered seven runs on seven hits and three walks with four strikeouts over 5.1 innings in a loss Tuesday to the Cardinals.

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Yordano Ventura Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 19 R SUR 14 6 0 52.2 49 20 3 58 17 4 2 0 0 0 3.42 1.26
2011 20 A KAN 19 19 0 84.1 82 40 8 88 24 4 6 0 0 0 4.27 1.26
2012 21 R SUR 1 1 0 3.2 3 1 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 1.25
2012 21 A WIL 1 16 0 76.1 66 28 7 98 28 3 5 0 0 0 3.30 1.24
2012 21 AA NOR 1 6 0 29.1 23 15 1 25 13 1 2 0 0 0 4.60 1.24
2013 22 AA NOR 15 11 0 57.2 39 15 3 74 20 3 2 0 0 0 2.34 1.03
2013 22 AAA OMA 15 14 0 77.0 80 32 4 81 33 5 4 0 0 0 3.74 1.47
2013 22 MAJ KC 3 3 0 15.3 13 6 3 11 6 0 1 0 0 0 3.52 1.24
2014 23 MAJ KC 31 30 0 183.0 168 65 14 159 69 14 10 0 0 0 3.20 1.30
2015 24 AAA OMA 2 2 0 9.1 6 4 1 9 6 0 2 0 0 0 3.86 1.32
2015 24 MAJ KC 28 28 0 163.3 154 74 14 156 58 13 8 0 0 0 4.08 1.30
2016 25 MAJ KC 15 15 0 84.7 84 47 11 63 39 6 5 0 0 0 5.00 1.45
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3-Year Averages     20 20 0 120.6 111 48 10 108 44 9 6 0 0 0 3.58 1.29
Career  (View All)     77 76 0 446.3 419 192 42 389 172 33 24 0 3.87 1.32

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Yordano Ventura Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 28 StL 5.3 7 7 7 1 3 4 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.00 1.45
Jun. 17 Det 6.3 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.54 1.42
Jun. 12 @CWS 7.0 5 1 1 1 1 10 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.93 1.47
Jun. 7 @Bal 4.3 7 6 6 1 0 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.32 1.53
Jun. 2 @Cle 6.0 7 2 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.82 1.52
May. 28 CWS 7.0 9 7 6 2 0 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.17 1.53
May. 22 @CWS 6.0 6 3 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.81 1.56
May. 17 Bos 5.7 7 4 4 1 1 5 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.85 1.55
May. 11 @NYY 6.0 6 3 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.62 1.57
May. 6 @Cle 4.0 6 5 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.65 1.58
Apr. 30 @Sea 4.0 3 5 5 2 6 1 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.67 1.41
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
11.7 13 7 7 1 3 9 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 5.40 1.37
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
36.0 41 23 21 5 6 29 2 2 0 2-2 0 0 0 5.25 1.31
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
61.7 69 43 41 10 25 42 4 3 0 4-5 0 0 0 5.98 1.52

Yordano Ventura Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016188262543506.269
20153628931831649.255
20144518739941239.232

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016188371441905.241
20153316727711125.240
20143317230741925.250

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201641.3410331544.791.33
201579.7750852953.841.26
201495.3670862963.211.22

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201643.3240302475.191.57
201583.7630712994.301.34
201487.7830734083.181.38
Yordano Ventura Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 19 R SUR 14 6 52.2 10.00 2.93 3.41 0.52 73% 3.42 2.87 .340
2011 20 A KAN 19 19 84.1 9.42 2.57 3.67 0.86 67.3% 4.27 3.38 .332
2012 21 R SUR 1 1 3.2 19.69 2.81 7.00 0.00 75% 2.45 -0.24 .597
2012 21 A WIL 1 16 76.1 11.59 3.31 3.50 0.83 75.9% 3.30 3.12 .336
2012 21 AA NOR 1 6 29.1 7.73 4.02 1.92 0.31 60% 4.60 3.68 .278
2013 22 AA NOR 15 11 57.2 11.64 3.15 3.70 0.47 78.6% 2.34 2.55 .292
2013 22 AAA OMA 15 14 77.0 9.47 3.86 2.45 0.47 74.3% 3.74 3.17 .358
2013 22 MAJ KC 3 3 15.3 6.46 3.52 1.83 1.76 1.41 81.3% 97.5 MPH 3.52 5.48 .237
2014 23 MAJ KC 31 30 183.0 7.82 3.39 2.30 0.69 1.63 77.1% 97.0 MPH 3.20 3.67 .301
2015 24 AAA OMA 2 2 9.1 8.90 5.93 1.50 0.99 72.7% 3.86 4.96 .231
2015 24 MAJ KC 28 28 163.3 8.60 3.20 2.69 0.77 2.19 69.7% 96.4 MPH 4.08 3.63 .315
2016 25 MAJ KC 15 15 84.7 6.70 4.15 1.62 1.17 1.42 67.9% 95.4 MPH 5.00 4.92 .293
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.7 6.54 3.58 1.83 1.06 69.3% 4.58 4.48 .295
Rest Of Season     0 16 92.3 6.06 4.36 1.39 1.37 70% 4.95 5.29 .282
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3-Year Averages     20 20 120.6 8.06 3.28 2.45 0.75 73.8% 3.58 3.58 .303
Career     77 76 446.3 7.84 3.47 2.26 0.85 72.7% 3.87 3.87 .302

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2016 Stat Review for Yordano Ventura    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.62 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.70 K/9
WEAK
4.15 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.4 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.2 HR/9
WEAK
1.42 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.00 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.45 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.92 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.293 BABIP
AVERAGE
67.9% Strand Rate
LOW

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Yordano Ventura: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ventura will return from his eight-game suspension to start Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, Josh Vernier of 610 sports radio in Kansas City reports.

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Ventura will begin serving his eight-game suspension Saturday, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio in Kansas City reports.

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Ventura (6-4) pitched 6.1 scoreless innings Friday, allowing six hits and striking out five in a win against the Tigers.

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Ventura (5-4) allowed one run on five hits and one walk while striking out 10 in seven innings to earn the win Sunday at the White Sox.

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Ventura was given a nine-game suspension Thursday for his contributions to Tuesday's bases-clearing brawl, but he will appeal, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

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Ventura (4-4) surrendered seven hits and six earned runs over 4.1 innings in Tuesday's 9-1 loss to the Orioles prior to being ejected after throwing at Manny Machado. He struck out three.

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Ventura didn't factor into the decision in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Indians. He tossed six innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits and two walks while striking out three.

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Ventura didn't factor into the decision in Saturday's 8-7 victory over the White Sox. He surrendered seven runs (six earned) and nine hits over seven innings, while striking out four.

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Ventura (4-3) allowed three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out three over six innings to take the loss Sunday at the White Sox.

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2016

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2015

Depending on who you talk to, Ventura's breakout 2014 campaign was one of the surprises of last year's Kansas City squad. Scouts and dynasty owners had been expecting this for quite some time, however, and the young flamethrower was able to impress with an average fastball velocity of 97 mph (that often found triple digits on the radar gun) and a K/9 of 7.8 that led all Royals' starters. The right-hander's hard-throwing style led to minor issues with elbow fatigue, back stiffness and shoulder tightness scattered throughout the season, but that didn't stop the then 23-year-old from logging a career-high 183 regular-season innings, and tacking on an extra 25.1 frames in postseason play. Ventura proved to be a more-than-serviceable No. 2 option in 2014, and with ace James Shields likely to be lost in free agency, he may be expected to take over as the new anchor of the staff. He'll continue to work on fine-tuning his four-pitch arsenal, and if he proves he can handle back-to-back 200 inning seasons, Ventura may very well be one of the fantasy stars of 2015.

2014

There's plenty of buzz within the Kansas City organization with regard to Ventura, who has an explosive fastball and complements it well with a strong curve and a decent changeup. He has ascended through the farm system very quickly, striking out a little more than a batter per inning at nearly every stop; and after blowing through both Double and Triple-A last season, he received a call-up and made three starts at the big league level. Ventura tossed 15.1 innings at the big league level and posted just an 11:6 K:BB ratio, but his stuff looked electric and he never seemed overwhelmed by the hitters he was facing. While Ventura will be competing for a big league roster spot, either at the back end of the rotation or in a high-leverage relief role, the likelihood that he opens the year at Triple-A seems a bit more plausible. He may not need to there for long, but the low-pressure work could be a nice confidence builder.

2013

Ventura had a "big" 2012 season in the Royals' farm system. This is coming from a player who physically is anything but "big" at 5-foot-11 and 140 pounds, but is capable of throwing his nasty fastball 102 mph. In 16 starts at High-A Wilmington, Ventura went 3-5 with a 3.30 ERA and 98 strikeouts to go along with a 1.23 WHIP. He shows decent control overall as he only walked 28 over this period and a solid 75.1 percent strand rate. Ventura was promoted in July to Double-A before a short stint on the disabled list. He should return to Double-A in 2013, but if he continues to improve as he did last season, he could land on the fast track for a bullpen or rotation spot with the Royals in the near future.

2012

Ventura is a strong-armed righty starting pitcher that is likely destined to end up in the back end of a bullpen some day. At Low-A Kane County he had 88 strikeouts and 24 walks with a 4.27 ERA over 84.1 innings. As mentioned above, he brings the heat, able to touch triple digits with his fastball which is even more impressive when you account for the fact that he's just 5-foot-11. He remains inconsistent with his secondary offerings and is still learning how to pitch rather than just throw. Ventura has work to do at High-A Wilmington before anyone goes adding him to their prospect list for 2013.