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Yordano Ventura
Birthdate: 6/3/1991 (23 y, 10 m, 24 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/180     Position: P
Contract: $23M / 5 Years (2015 - 2019) + 2 Option Years
Reported: 2/7/2015  Risk: 1  ETA: 2014  Team Rank: NA  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballCurveballChangeupCommandFuture Value
80 / 8055 / 6045 / 50+45 / 5060
RotoWire News: Ventura will appeal the seven-game suspension he received from MLB on Saturday for his involvement in Thursday's brawl with the White Sox, the Kansas City Star reports. (4/25/2015)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010Royals (R)0103311.210.030.770.00.29066.7 %  2.312.30  
2010Royals (R)42014652.29.912.910.51.31363.3 %  3.423.89  
2011Royals (A)460191984.19.392.560.85.32768.1 %  4.273.54  
2012Royals (R)000113.217.182.450.00.42975.0 %  2.451.38  
2012Royals (A+)350161676.111.553.300.83.31475.1 %  3.303.31  
2012Royals (AA)1206629.17.673.990.31.27562.2 %  4.603.76  
2013Royals (AA)320111157.211.553.120.47.27978.2 %  2.342.41  
2013Royals (AAA)540151477.09.473.860.47.35773.4 %  3.743.54  
2013Royals0103315.16.463.521.76.22787.8 %48.9 %17.6 %3.525.334.30-0.1
2014Royals141003130183.07.823.390.69.28877.3 %47.6 %8.3 %3.203.603.742.4
2014Royals1005425.14.973.201.07.25682.7 %48.1 %10.7 %3.204.634.46 
2015Depth Charts121002929174.07.973.300.84.29873.2 %  3.653.77 2.0
2015Steamer111002929180.08.053.330.83.28771.6 %  3.733.76 2.1
2015Fans (21)13903030180.08.353.300.85.30075.9 %  3.533.72 2.5
2015ZiPS1410 3029179.37.883.260.85.29974.8 %  3.563.78 2.0
2015Royals2104422.07.772.451.23.25073.4 %54.2 %18.8 %4.094.333.530.1
2015ZiPS (R)1110 2726159.07.943.220.89.30473.8 %  3.673.76 1.9
2015Steamer (R)10902626158.08.083.310.82.28871.6 %  3.733.67 2.1
2015Depth Charts (R)10902626154.08.013.270.85.30172.7 %  3.703.72 2.0
Total- - -161203837220.17.723.310.82.28077.6 %48.3 %10.0 %3.313.793.762.5
Postseason- - -1005425.14.973.201.07.25682.7 %48.1 %10.7 %3.204.634.46 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010Royals (R)012.3133000  11.25095301051013
2010Royals (R)423.42146000  52.2228492820317033058
2011Royals (A)464.271919000  84.13518243408240513188
2012Royals (R)002.4511000  3.2153110100107
2012Royals (A+)353.301616000  76.1326663228728053198
2012Royals (AA)124.6066000  29.1123231615113043025
2013Royals (AA)322.341111000  57.2230391715320042274
2013Royals (AAA)543.741514000  77.0334803532433135181
2013Royals013.52330000015.164136636001011
2014Royals14103.20313000000183.07821687065146915111159
2014Royals103.20540000125.1104239939001014
2015Depth Charts12103.652929  00 174.0 16077711664 6  154
2015Steamer11103.732929  00 180.076116382751667 7  161
2015Fans (21)1393.533030  0  180.0 16375701766 7  167
2015ZiPS14103.563029     179.3 1667671176515111157
2015Royals214.09440000022.08717101036031019
2015ZiPS (R)11103.672726     159.0 15071651657 6  140
2015Steamer (R)1093.732626  0  158.067014472661458 6  142
2015Depth Charts (R)1093.702626  00 154.0 14369631556 6  137
Total- - -16123.31383700000220.19331988681208118131189
Postseason- - -103.20540000125.1104239939001014

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010Royals (R)10.030.7713.000.0026.0 %2.0 %24.0 %.2050.86.29066.7 %  2.30
2010Royals (R)9.912.913.410.5125.4 %7.5 %18.0 %.2361.25.31363.3 %  3.89
2011Royals (A)9.392.563.670.8525.1 %6.8 %18.2 %.2551.26.32768.1 %  3.54
2012Royals (R)17.182.457.000.0046.7 %6.7 %40.0 %.2141.09.42975.0 %  1.38
2012Royals (A+)11.553.303.500.8330.1 %8.6 %21.5 %.2251.23.31475.1 %  3.31
2012Royals (AA)7.673.991.920.3120.3 %10.6 %9.8 %.2171.23.27562.2 %  3.76
2013Royals (AA)11.553.123.700.4732.2 %8.7 %23.5 %.1891.02.27978.2 %  2.41
2013Royals (AAA)9.473.862.450.4724.3 %9.9 %14.4 %.2691.47.35773.4 %  3.54
2013Royals6.463.521.831.7617.2 %9.4 %7.8 %.2241.24.22787.8 %871355.33
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Royals7.823.392.300.6920.3 %8.8 %11.5 %.2371.30.28877.3 %83963.60
2014Royals4.973.201.561.0713.5 %8.7 %4.8 %.2421.26.25682.7 %831234.63
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Depth Charts7.973.302.420.84   .2451.28.29873.2 %  3.77
2015Steamer8.053.332.420.8321.1 %8.7 %12.4 %.2371.28.28771.6 %  3.76
2015Fans (21)8.353.302.530.85   .2431.27.30075.9 %  3.72
2015ZiPS7.883.262.420.85   .2471.29.29974.8 %  3.78
2015Royals7.772.453.171.2321.8 %6.9 %14.9 %.2181.05.25073.4 %1011104.33
2015Average7.653.052.510.9220.2 %8.0 %12.1 %.2421.27.28772.4 %  3.96
2015ZiPS (R)7.943.222.460.89   .2511.30.30473.8 %  3.76
2015Steamer (R)8.083.312.440.82   .2381.28.28871.6 %  3.67
2015Depth Charts (R)8.013.272.450.85   .2471.29.30172.7 %  3.72
Total- - -7.723.312.330.8220.3 %8.7 %11.6 %.2351.27.28077.6 %851003.79
Postseason- - -4.973.201.561.0713.5 %8.7 %4.8 %.2421.26.25682.7 %831234.63

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Royals1.3514.9 %48.9 %36.2 %5.9 %17.6 %13.0 %0.0 %4.381084.30
2014Royals1.5321.3 %47.6 %31.1 %8.3 %8.3 %7.0 %44.4 %3.87993.74
2014Royals1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %4.341184.46
2015Royals2.0018.6 %54.2 %27.1 %0.0 %18.8 %6.3 %0.0 %3.31903.53
Total- - -1.5520.6 %48.3 %31.1 %7.5 %10.0 %7.4 %44.4 %3.85993.76
Postseason- - -1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %4.341184.46

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals231771300693150243
2014Royals25716811514189496109518902985
2014Royals392814210017154233387
2015Royals321611020013122204326
Total- - -312201133152394115131022443554
Postseason- - -392814210017154233387

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Royals0.06-0.971.020.410.040.810.910.871.923-0.360.4300
2014Royals0.65-13.0013.659.060.991.000.910.870.98310.480.1710
2014Royals-0.23-1.991.761.100.121.010.931.361.3050.24-0.4701
2015Royals0.19-1.351.54-0.02-0.010.900.900.880.8040.090.1200
Total- - -0.89-15.3216.219.451.020.970.910.871.04380.210.7110
Postseason- - --0.23-1.991.761.100.121.010.931.361.3050.24-0.4701

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Royals65.4% (97.5) 9.9% (94.8)18.1% (81.5)6.6% (86.5)   
2014Royals65.3% (97.0) 5.0% (94.3)14.5% (82.8)15.2% (87.5)  0.1%
2015Royals59.8% (96.0) 14.7% (91.4)14.7% (83.2)10.7% (87.1)   
Total- - -64.8% (96.9) 6.2% (93.7)14.7% (82.8)14.2% (87.4)  0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Royals75.7 %      18.4 %  6.0 %   
2014Royals53.9 %19.9 %2.2 %    14.5 %  9.3 %   
2015Royals49.9 %23.2 %5.0 %    14.9 %  7.1 %   
Total- - -54.7 %19.1 %2.4 %    14.8 %  9.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Royals97.1      81.5  86.4  
2014Royals96.096.694.9    82.8  86.3  
2015Royals94.895.592.1    83.2  86.3  
Total- - -96.096.594.3    82.7  86.3  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Royals2.7 -2.40.4-0.8  1.68 -9.800.99-4.83  
2014Royals4.9 1.4-2.5-1.0  0.25 0.95-0.59-0.23  
2015Royals0.6 -1.41.40.6  0.29 -2.852.951.80  
Total- - -8.2 -2.3-0.7-1.2  0.36 -1.05-0.13-0.23  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Royals-1.9      -0.2  -0.9  
2014Royals6.32.71.3    -3.9  -0.5  
2015Royals-2.63.0-0.2    1.4  -0.2  
Total- - -1.85.71.1    -2.7  -1.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Royals-1.39      -0.67  -8.06  
2014Royals0.390.461.98    -0.89  -0.18  
2015Royals-1.623.94-1.05    2.93  -1.06  
Total- - -0.090.851.39    -0.52  -0.52  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Royals28.1 %59.7 %43.8 %67.7 %88.7 %81.9 %49.6 %53.1 %7.8 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Royals29.3 %69.3 %48.4 %66.9 %83.6 %78.3 %47.7 %61.4 %10.3 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
2015Royals29.4 %64.3 %46.0 %46.0 %91.9 %76.5 %47.5 %55.2 %10.7 %
2015Average29.9 %65.4 %46.5 %64.7 %87.0 %79.3 %46.6 %60.4 %9.3 %
Total- - -29.2 %68.2 %47.8 %65.0 %84.6 %78.4 %47.8 %60.2 %10.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Royals28.9 %56.8 %42.2 %64.3 %96.0 %84.6 %47.6 %20.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Royals27.1 %66.6 %47.5 %61.3 %84.6 %78.2 %51.5 %20.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Royals30.1 %64.6 %45.8 %50.9 %90.5 %76.4 %45.5 %20.1
2015Average29.8 %63.1 %45.9 %63.4 %87.2 %79.2 %48.3 %22.0
Total- - -27.5 %66.0 %47.0 %60.3 %85.6 %78.3 %50.8 %20.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013RoyalsP3315.1121102200 0   .750 
2014RoyalsP3130183.026202020000 1   .958 
2015RoyalsP4422.0320000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P3837220.130243122200 1   .947 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RoyalsP15.10  011              
2014RoyalsP183.01  012              
2015RoyalsP22.01  001              
Total- - -P220.12  024              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013RoyalsP15.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2014RoyalsP183.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (6)100.0%    (15)
2015RoyalsP22.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P220.10.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (7)100.0%    (17)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Royals0.30.20.20.4-0.6-0.1($0.5) 
2014Royals3.90.41.01.522.22.4$18.5 
2015Royals0.30.20.00.21.00.1$0.8 
Total- - -4.60.91.22.122.62.5$18.9 

  • $23m / 5 Years (2015 - 2019) + 2 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 4/4/2015 (Extension)
    • 2015: $0.8M, 2016: $1M, 2017: $3.2M, 2018: $6.2M, 2019: $9.8M
    • 2020 Team Option: $12M ($1M buyout)
      • Could be worth up to $16,000,000 with escalators
    • 2021 Team Option: $12M ($1M buyout)
      • Could be worth up to $16,000,000 with escalators
    • Signing Bonus: $1M
    • Agent / Agency: Relativity Baseball
    • Originally Reported By: Andy McCollough
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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