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YORDANO VENTURA RUMORS

Breaking Down Game 2 Pitching Matchup: Peavy v. Ventura (Video)

The Kansas City Royals get another chance at taking down the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night, and a big factor in the game is the pitching matchup. Verteran Jake Peavy squares off against Yordano Ventura, and NESN.com Red Sox beat writer Ricky Doyle gives insight on the matchup in the NESN Newsroom video above. Thumbnail photo via Brad Mills/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

World Series Game 2: Preview, Pick, and Prop Bets

Madison Bumgarner did not disappoint last night as he cruised through the Royals line up in Kansas City to win Game 1 for the Giants. The last 5 winners of Game 1 have gone on to win the World Series. Let’s dig in to Game 2 for tonight’s action. Kansas City Royals (Y. Ventura) vs San Francisco Giants (J. Peavy) Yordano Ventura toes the rubber for the Royals tonight looking to...
Via Sports Mockery
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Yordano Ventura Learning, Growing From Pedro Martinez’s Wisdom

Yordano Ventura is turning to former major league ace Pedro Martinez as a source of wisdom. Ventura, like many pitchers who grow up in the Dominican Republic, idolizes Martinez. The Kansas City Royals’ young fireballer has a unique connection with Martinez that already has proven beneficial. “For me, Pedro Martinez has always been that player for me from the Dominican that I...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

World Series Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts. The Royals will send out rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura, who is from the Dominican Republic, grew up idolizing Pedro Martinez and now talks to him nearly every day. The Giants will counter with veteran Jake Peavy, the right-handed hired gun who helped Boston win the World Series...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts. The Royals will send out rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura, who is from the Dominican Republic, grew up idolizing Pedro Martinez and now talks to him nearly every day. The Giants will counter with veteran Jake Peavy, the right-handed hired gun who helped Boston win the World Series...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Yordano Ventura says 'shoulder is awesome'

Following his exit in Game 3 of the ALCS with shoulder tightness, concerns began about Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura's availability for the remainder of that series. Now that he has had extra rest, Ventura is a sure bet to pitch in the World Series, which begins Tuesday night.#457129596 / gettyimages.comMLB.com's Dick Kagel reports that Ventura is completely...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Rumors: Shields, Ventura to start first two games of World Series

The 2014 World Series begins Tuesday, October 22, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Royals will host the San Francisco Giants. Both teams have spectacular pitching, and we will see it showcased in all games. For Games 1 and 2, Royals manager Ned Yost announced Saturday that he will start James Shields and Yordano Ventura, respectively. Prior to today...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Yordano Ventura completes bullpen session, ready to pitch

Yordano Ventura left in the sixth inning on Saturday as the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles in Game 2 of the ALCS but the right-hander was optimistic that shoulder soreness would not keep him from making his next start. Now Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that Ventura complete a bullpen session and could pitch today (Wednesday) if necessary. His next scheduled start would...
Via MLB Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Fall out of first

Yordano Ventura and the Royals were unable to hang onto first place in the division Friday night (cbssports.com). The Kansas City Royals fell to the Boston Red Sox Friday night 4-2, and with that the Royals fall out of first place for the first time since August 11th. The Royals are now 0-5 this season against the Red Sox, but have two more chances to try and right the ship Saturday...
Via isportsweb.com
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ventura continues to impress; makes strong case for 2014 rotation

John Viril— For the second straight game, rookie starting pitcher Yordano Ventura took the mound in a must-win game for the Kansas City Royals. For the second straight time, Ventura has delivered a strong start. Ventura’s fastball has blown away major-league hitters. The 22-year-old Ventura has 11.1 IP in two starts, with 9 strikeouts while allowing only 7 hits and 2 runs. More...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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