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Yordano Ventura
Birthdate: 6/3/1991 (24 y, 29 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 (arm) will make another rehab start before rejoining the Royals, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports. (6/27/2015)
Injury: Arm, 15-Day DL



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 %  3.865.26  
2015Royals360121267.17.222.810.94.29868.2 %52.3 %12.7 %4.683.943.740.7
2015ZiPS (R)66 161591.07.783.180.88.30373.7 %  3.673.78 1.1
2015Steamer (R)2205530.07.943.250.83.29271.6 %  3.773.72 0.4
2015Depth Charts (R)2205530.07.863.220.85.30372.6 %  3.723.75 0.4
Total- - -171704645265.27.593.250.81.28775.5 %48.9 %10.0 %3.593.793.773.1
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
2015Royals364.6812120000067.1277643535721144054
2015ZiPS (R)663.671615     91.0 874037932 3  79
2015Steamer (R)223.7755  0  30.0128281413311 1  27
2015Depth Charts (R)223.7255  00 30.0 281412311 1  26
Total- - -17173.59464500000265.21123245111106249629161224
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
2015Royals (AAA)8.685.791.500.9623.7 %15.8 %7.9 %.1941.29.23877.6 %  5.26
2015Royals7.222.812.570.9419.5 %7.6 %11.9 %.2541.26.29868.2 %1201023.94
2015Average7.652.862.680.9620.2 %7.5 %12.6 %.2491.28.29573.2 %  3.95
2015ZiPS (R)7.783.182.450.88   .2521.30.30373.7 %  3.78
2015Steamer (R)7.943.252.440.83   .2421.29.29271.6 %  3.72
2015Depth Charts (R)7.863.222.440.85   .2501.30.30372.6 %  3.75
Total- - -7.593.252.330.8120.0 %8.6 %11.4 %.2411.28.28775.5 %931003.79
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%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
2015Royals1.8719.8 %52.3 %27.9 %9.1 %12.7 %3.9 %0.0 %51.0 %30.3 %18.7 %10.6 %58.1 %31.3 %3.77963.74
Total- - -1.6020.5 %48.9 %30.6 %8.3 %10.0 %6.5 %40.0 %43.3 %30.6 %26.1 %17.8 %55.7 %26.6 %3.88993.77
Postseason- - -1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %      4.341184.46

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals231771300693150243
2014Royals25716811514189496109518902985
2014Royals392814210017154233387
2015Royals10355395410294066551061
Total- - -3832401612025104131159426954289
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-0.49-5.044.55-3.49-0.380.930.930.880.90120.33-0.8500
Total- - -0.22-19.0119.235.980.660.970.920.871.02460.45-0.2310
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%
2015Royals60.2% (95.8) 6.3% (91.2)18.1% (82.8)15.4% (87.2)  0.2%
Total- - -64.1% (96.7) 5.6% (93.5)15.6% (82.7)14.8% (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 %   
2015Royals37.9 %31.3 %2.6 %    18.3 %  9.7 %   
Total- - -50.9 %21.9 %2.2 %    15.6 %  9.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Royals97.1      81.5  86.4  
2014Royals96.096.694.9    82.8  86.3  
2015Royals94.395.892.3    82.8  86.5  
Total- - -95.896.394.1    82.7  86.4  

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-0.6 -1.6-0.52.4  -0.09 -2.33-0.281.50  
Total- - -7.0 -2.5-2.60.6  0.26 -1.05-0.390.10  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Royals-1.9      -0.2  -0.9  
2014Royals6.32.71.3    -3.9  -0.5  
2015Royals-4.45.80.1    -0.8  -0.6  
Total- - -0.08.51.4    -4.9  -2.0  

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-1.101.740.44    -0.41  -0.60  
Total- - -0.000.921.54    -0.74  -0.51  

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 %
2015Royals30.1 %63.6 %45.6 %58.2 %92.5 %80.3 %46.2 %58.5 %8.9 %
2015Average30.9 %66.7 %47.3 %65.3 %86.8 %79.2 %45.7 %61.1 %9.7 %
Total- - -29.4 %67.4 %47.4 %64.7 %85.9 %79.0 %47.5 %60.2 %9.8 %

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
2015Royals28.9 %63.0 %45.3 %58.2 %91.5 %80.5 %48.1 %20.3
2015Average30.6 %64.2 %46.7 %63.2 %87.2 %79.0 %48.1 %21.9
Total- - -27.6 %65.4 %46.7 %60.6 %86.6 %79.0 %50.5 %20.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013RoyalsP3315.1121102200 0   .750 
2014RoyalsP3130183.026202020000 1   .958 
2015RoyalsP121267.1552020000 1   .833 
Total- - -P4645265.232275142200 2   .922 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RoyalsP15.10  011              
2014RoyalsP183.01  012              
2015RoyalsP67.11  001              
Total- - -P265.22  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)
2015RoyalsP67.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -P265.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (7)100.0%    (20)

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 
2015Royals0.5-0.1-0.2-0.26.70.7$5.8 
Total- - -4.70.61.01.628.33.1$23.8 

  • $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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