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Yordano Ventura
Birthdate: 6/3/1991 (24 y, 2 m, 27 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 (9-7) struck out 11 over six shutout innings against the Orioles on Thursday, allowing two hits and four walks in a 5-3 victory. (8/27/2015)



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
2015Royals (AAA)020229.18.685.790.96.23877.6 %  3.865.31  
2015Royals9702121120.18.003.140.90.29870.5 %50.1 %11.4 %4.413.813.771.5
2015ZiPS (R)22 6634.07.953.230.87.30473.9 %  3.643.79 0.4
2015Steamer (R)2205531.08.233.310.84.29471.9 %  3.763.72 0.4
2015Depth Charts (R)2205531.08.093.270.85.30472.9 %  3.703.75 0.4
Total- - -231805554318.27.823.300.82.28975.2 %48.6 %10.0 %3.673.763.783.9
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
2015Royals (AAA)023.8622000  9.1386441601019
2015Royals974.41212100000120.1505113595912421570107
2015ZiPS (R)223.6466     34.0 321514312 1  30
2015Steamer (R)223.7655  0  31.0130281413311 1  28
2015Depth Charts (R)223.7055  00 31.0 291413311 1  28
Total- - -23183.67555400000318.2135129413513029117210191277
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 %871365.33
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 %831244.63
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
2015Royals (AAA)8.685.791.500.9623.7 %15.8 %7.9 %.1941.29.23877.6 %  5.31
2015Royals8.003.142.550.9021.2 %8.3 %12.9 %.2471.29.29870.5 %111973.81
2015Average7.692.862.691.0020.2 %7.5 %12.7 %.2501.29.29573.1 %  3.99
2015ZiPS (R)7.953.232.460.87   .2501.30.30473.9 %  3.79
2015Steamer (R)8.233.312.490.84   .2411.29.29471.9 %  3.72
2015Depth Charts (R)8.093.272.470.85   .2491.30.30472.9 %  3.75
Total- - -7.823.302.370.8220.5 %8.7 %11.8 %.2401.29.28975.2 %94993.76
Postseason- - -4.973.201.561.0713.5 %8.7 %4.8 %.2421.26.25682.7 %831244.63

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Royals1.3514.9 %48.9 %36.2 %5.9 %17.6 %13.0 %0.0 %46.8 %29.8 %23.4 %19.1 %57.4 %23.4 %4.381084.30
2014Royals1.5321.3 %47.6 %31.1 %8.3 %8.3 %7.0 %44.4 %40.3 %30.8 %29.0 %20.2 %54.6 %25.1 %3.87993.74
2014Royals1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %      4.341184.46
2015Royals1.6719.8 %50.1 %30.1 %7.6 %11.4 %2.9 %50.0 %49.0 %27.9 %23.1 %12.5 %55.8 %31.6 %3.84953.77
Total- - -1.5720.4 %48.6 %31.0 %7.9 %10.0 %5.7 %45.5 %43.8 %29.7 %26.5 %17.3 %55.2 %27.5 %3.89983.78
Postseason- - -1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %      4.341184.46

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals231771300693150243
2014Royals25716811514189496109518902985
2014Royals392814210017154233387
2015Royals1751056985216973412171951
Total- - -4552901912326115171192232575179
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
2015Royals-0.33-8.868.52-2.55-0.230.970.970.880.84210.11-0.4500
Total- - -0.37-22.8223.196.910.800.980.950.870.98550.230.1510
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%
2015Royals58.4% (96.2) 5.2% (91.9)21.0% (83.8)15.3% (87.5)  0.1%
Total- - -62.7% (96.7) 5.3% (93.4)17.1% (83.2)14.9% (87.5)  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 %   
2015Royals36.2 %27.8 %3.1 %    21.1 %  11.7 %   
Total- - -48.0 %22.2 %2.5 %    17.2 %  10.1 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Royals97.1      81.5  86.4  
2014Royals96.096.694.9    82.8  86.3  
2015Royals95.496.092.0    83.8  87.1  
Total- - -95.996.393.5    83.2  86.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Royals2.7 -2.40.4-0.8  1.68 -9.800.98-4.83  
2014Royals4.9 1.4-2.5-1.0  0.25 0.95-0.59-0.23  
2015Royals-2.9 -2.74.50.4  -0.26 -2.701.100.14  
Total- - -4.7 -3.72.4-1.4  0.14 -1.350.27-0.18  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Royals-1.9      -0.2  -0.9  
2014Royals6.32.71.3    -3.9  -0.5  
2015Royals-5.64.9-1.3    4.0  -2.3  
Total- - --1.27.60.0    -0.1  -3.7  

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-0.800.91-2.23    0.98  -1.00  
Total- - --0.050.67-0.02    -0.01  -0.71  

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 %9.4 %
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 %9.5 %
2015Royals30.3 %64.5 %45.9 %58.7 %88.9 %78.1 %45.6 %59.8 %9.9 %
2015Average31.2 %67.0 %47.5 %65.3 %86.8 %79.1 %45.4 %61.0 %9.8 %
Total- - -29.6 %67.1 %47.2 %63.7 %85.7 %78.4 %47.0 %60.4 %10.0 %

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
2015Royals29.0 %63.3 %45.5 %57.2 %88.2 %77.9 %48.2 %20.7
2015Average30.8 %64.4 %46.9 %63.2 %87.2 %79.0 %47.9 %22.1
Total- - -27.9 %65.1 %46.5 %59.7 %86.2 %78.3 %50.1 %20.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013RoyalsP3315.1121102200 0   .750 
2014RoyalsP3130183.026202020000 1   .958 
2015RoyalsP2121120.19102020000 1   .905 
Total- - -P5554318.236325142200 2   .932 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RoyalsP15.10  011              
2014RoyalsP183.01  012              
2015RoyalsP120.12  013              
Total- - -P318.23  036              

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)
2015RoyalsP120.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (6)
Total- - -P318.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (7)100.0%    (23)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Royals0.30.20.20.4-0.7-0.1($0.5) 
2014Royals3.90.41.11.522.02.4$18.3 
2015Royals1.4-0.1-0.1-0.214.51.5$12.3 
Total- - -5.60.61.11.735.83.9$30.2 

  • $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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