|Apr. 25 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET13:02 ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST12:32 PM VEN21:02 UAE12:02 PM CT-Ventura was suspended seven games by Major League Baseball for his role in a brawl with the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: Ventura is a solid young pitcher, but his attitude has gotten him into trouble. Keep an eye on him going forward.
|Apr. 18 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.
Analysis: Ventura was ejected from Saturday's game when he hit Lawrie with a pitch after Josh Reddick's home run.
|Apr. 13 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-Ventura moved to 2-0 Sunday, giving up two runs and four hits in 5 2-3 innings in a 9-2 win over the Angels.
Analysis: Ventura owns a 2.31 ERA through two outings.
|Apr. 6 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Ventura has left their opener in the seventh inning with a cramp in his right thumb.
Analysis: It was a scary moment for the Royals on Monday when the young ace crumpled to the ground in pain days after agreeing to a $23 million, five-year deal. But the team said shortly after that the injury did not appear serious.
|Apr. 4 3:29 PM PT4:29 PM MT5:29 PM CT6:29 PM ET18:29 ET22:29 GMT6:29 3:29 PM MST5:29 PM EST5:59 PM VEN2:29 UAE (+1)5:29 PM CT-Ventura and the Kansas City Royals have agreed on a five-year contract worth $23 million. The AL champions announced they had a deal Saturday, two days before they open the season.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Ventura dazzled as a rookie last season, going 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA. The hard-throwing righty pitched seven shutout innings against San Francisco to win Game 6 of the World Series. Ventura was 1-0 with a 3.20 ERA in five postseason appearances, including four starts.
|Mar. 25 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET23:28 ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST10:58 PM VEN7:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Ventura has been picked to pitch on opening day for the AL champion Kansas City Royals against the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: The 23-year-old right-hander went 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA as a rookie last season and tossed seven scoreless innings to beat San Francisco in Game 6 of the World Series. The announcement was made by Royals manager Ned Yost on Wednesday.
|2013||KC||0||1||0 - 0||3||3||0||15.1||13||6||6||3||6||0||11||1.24||3.52|
|2014||KC||14||10||0 - 0||31||30||0||183.0||168||70||65||14||69||1||159||1.30||3.20|
|2015||KC||3||3||0 - 0||8||8||0||47.1||45||24||24||6||15||0||36||1.27||4.56|
|Career||17||14||0 - 0||42||41||0||245.2||226||100||95||23||90||1||206||1.29||3.48|
|2014||KC||Total||1||0||0 - 1||5||4||0||25.1||23||9||9||3||9||0||14||3.20|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.0||5||1||1||0||1||0||5||1.29|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.2||5||4||4||1||3||0||3||6.35|
|WC||0||0||0 - 1||1||0||0||0.1||2||2||2||1||0||0||0||54.00|
|WS||1||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||12.1||11||2||2||1||5||0||6||1.46|
|Career||1||0||0 - 1||5||4||0||25.1||23||9||9||3||9||0||14||3.20|