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Yordano Ventura
Birthdate: 6/3/1991 (25 y, 1 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 (6-9) pitched an eight-inning complete game against the Rangers on Thursday, giving up three runs on four hits, but he suffered the loss. He struck out six and walked one. (7/28/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



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 
2015Royals (AAA)020229.18.685.790.96.23877.6 %  3.865.31  
2015Royals13802828163.18.603.200.77.30772.5 %52.2 %11.0 %4.083.573.602.7
2015Royals0205521.09.433.432.14.35572.4 %39.4 %25.0 %6.435.423.73 
2016Depth Charts121002929172.08.163.230.84.30172.9 %  3.663.73 2.7
2016Steamer111002929175.07.903.220.81.28572.2 %  3.613.74 2.5
2016Fans (14)14903030187.09.003.180.72.30374.0 %  3.463.35 4.0
2016ZiPS1310 3029175.08.433.240.87.30773.7 %  3.703.72 2.7
2016Royals6902020114.16.773.621.34.27070.3 %49.0 %14.7 %4.884.884.630.6
2016ZiPS (R)45 111165.08.003.411.04.31171.4 %  4.184.11 0.9
2016Steamer (R)340101056.07.533.450.93.29071.9 %  3.954.08 0.8
2016Depth Charts (R)340101056.07.773.430.98.30671.7 %  4.074.10 0.8
Total- - -332808281476.07.793.380.91.28874.2 %49.5 %11.2 %3.913.953.935.7
Postseason- - -12010946.16.993.301.55.30077.5 %44.2 %16.7 %4.664.994.13 

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
2015Royals (AAA)023.8622000  9.1386441601019
2015Royals1384.08282800000163.16931547574145819100156
2015Royals026.43550000021.09827151558110022
2016Depth Charts12103.662929  00 172.0 15876701662 7  156
2016Steamer11103.6129290000 175.073915877701663 7  153
2016Fans (14)1493.463030  0  187.0 16377721566 7  187
2016ZiPS13103.703029     175.0 1637772176317101164
2016Royals694.88202010000114.149410964621746046186
2016ZiPS (R)454.181111     65.0 643330725 3  58
2016Steamer (R)343.9510100000 56.0241542725622 2  47
2016Depth Charts (R)344.071010  00 56.0 552825621 2  48
Total- - -33283.91828110000476.0203344421520748179218282412
Postseason- - -124.661090000146.1202502424817111036

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 %831234.63
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Royals (AAA)8.685.791.500.9623.7 %15.8 %7.9 %.1941.29.23877.6 %  5.31
2015Royals8.603.202.690.7722.5 %8.4 %14.1 %.2461.30.30772.5 %101893.57
2015Royals9.433.432.752.1422.5 %8.2 %14.3 %.3031.67.35572.4 %1581365.42
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Depth Charts8.163.232.530.84   .2461.28.30172.9 %  3.73
2016Steamer7.903.222.450.8120.8 %8.5 %12.3 %.2361.26.28572.2 %  3.74
2016Fans (14)9.003.182.830.72   .2361.22.30374.0 %  3.35
2016ZiPS8.433.242.600.87   .2481.29.30773.7 %  3.72
2016Royals6.773.621.871.3417.4 %9.3 %8.1 %.2451.36.27070.3 %1141164.88
2016Average8.043.122.581.1521.0 %8.1 %12.8 %.2521.32.29773.0 %  4.24
2016ZiPS (R)8.003.412.351.04   .2591.36.31171.4 %  4.11
2016Steamer (R)7.533.452.180.93   .2471.34.29071.9 %  4.08
2016Depth Charts (R)7.773.432.260.98   .2561.35.30671.7 %  4.10
Total- - -7.793.382.300.9120.3 %8.8 %11.5 %.2421.31.28874.2 %961003.95
Postseason- - -6.993.302.121.5517.8 %8.4 %9.4 %.2721.45.30077.5 %1171294.99

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 %21.3 %57.4 %21.3 %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
2015Royals1.9220.6 %52.2 %27.2 %7.9 %11.0 %4.5 %33.3 %46.8 %30.0 %23.2 %14.7 %55.5 %29.8 %3.69893.60
2015Royals1.3030.3 %39.4 %30.3 %15.0 %25.0 %11.5 %0.0 %      3.51923.73
2016Royals1.5018.3 %49.0 %32.7 %12.1 %14.7 %4.6 %0.0 %40.5 %35.5 %24.0 %17.0 %50.8 %32.1 %4.721094.63
Total- - -1.6320.1 %49.5 %30.4 %9.1 %11.2 %5.7 %33.3 %42.7 %31.7 %25.6 %17.6 %54.1 %28.3 %4.03983.93
Postseason- - -1.3523.1 %44.2 %32.7 %10.4 %16.7 %6.2 %0.0 %      3.931064.13

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals231771300693150243
2014Royals25716811514189496109518902985
2014Royals392814210017154233387
2015Royals24412796101131100101116402651
2015Royals26202033108129234363
2016Royals17411665148304970711401847
Total- - -6984282833940155251290648207726
Postseason- - -654834541025283467750

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Royals0.08-0.961.040.660.080.810.810.871.943-0.300.4000
2014Royals0.96-12.9213.8712.221.301.001.000.870.99310.850.1110
2014Royals-0.23-1.991.761.100.121.010.931.361.3050.24-0.4701
2015Royals0.27-11.9112.185.380.571.011.010.881.01280.95-0.6800
2015Royals-0.90-2.441.54-8.05-0.931.031.030.881.185-0.74-0.1400
2016Royals-0.65-9.458.80-7.08-0.781.031.030.861.1519-0.38-0.2500
Total- - -0.65-35.2535.9011.191.171.001.000.871.07811.11-0.4610
Postseason- - --1.14-4.443.30-6.95-0.821.021.011.121.2410-0.50-0.6201

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%
2015Royals57.6% (96.4) 3.8% (91.8)24.1% (84.0)14.5% (87.4)  0.2%
2016Royals56.6% (95.5) 0.1% (87.0)24.6% (82.3)18.8% (85.4)   
Total- - -60.6% (96.4) 3.5% (93.4)20.3% (83.2)15.6% (86.8)  0.1%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Royals75.7 %      18.4 %  6.0 %   
2014Royals54.0 %19.9 %2.2 %    14.5 %  9.4 %   
2015Royals33.2 %28.5 %2.5 %    24.1 %  11.7 %   
2016Royals25.7 %27.8 %2.7 %    24.6 %  19.3 %   
Total- - -40.5 %24.3 %2.4 %    20.4 %  12.5 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Royals97.1      81.5  86.4  
2014Royals96.096.694.9    82.8  86.3  
2015Royals95.696.292.0    84.0  87.0  
2016Royals95.895.691.4    82.3  85.4  
Total- - -95.996.292.9    83.1  86.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Royals2.7 -2.40.4-0.8  1.68 -9.800.98-4.82  
2014Royals4.9 1.4-2.5-1.0  0.25 0.95-0.59-0.23  
2015Royals-0.9 -2.811.4-3.9  -0.06 -2.801.79-1.01  
2016Royals-6.3 0.16.3-1.7  -0.60 14.101.40-0.49  
Total- - -0.4 -3.615.7-7.4  0.01 -1.321.00-0.62  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Royals-1.9      -0.2  -0.9  
2014Royals6.32.71.3    -3.9  -0.5  
2015Royals-4.44.8-1.1    10.6  -6.4  
2016Royals0.6-7.30.9    6.8  -1.3  
Total- - -0.60.21.1    13.3  -9.0  

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-0.500.64-1.66    1.66  -2.07  
2016Royals0.12-1.421.76    1.51  -0.35  
Total- - -0.020.010.60    0.86  -0.95  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Royals27.4 %59.7 %43.2 %67.7 %88.7 %81.9 %49.0 %53.1 %7.8 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Royals28.2 %69.3 %47.4 %66.9 %83.6 %78.3 %46.8 %61.4 %10.3 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Royals29.3 %65.1 %45.2 %56.7 %88.4 %77.0 %44.4 %59.7 %10.4 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Royals26.7 %65.1 %44.6 %62.1 %89.5 %80.7 %46.5 %56.7 %8.6 %
2016Average29.8 %66.5 %46.4 %63.6 %86.3 %78.4 %45.3 %60.2 %10.0 %
Total- - -28.2 %66.6 %45.9 %62.1 %86.7 %78.5 %46.0 %59.4 %9.9 %

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 %63.4 %45.3 %54.8 %88.0 %76.9 %47.4 %20.9
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Royals26.9 %64.1 %44.7 %62.7 %88.9 %80.6 %47.8 %19.9
2016Average30.4 %63.8 %46.4 %62.4 %86.5 %78.3 %48.0 %22.6
Total- - -27.8 %64.7 %45.9 %59.3 %87.0 %78.4 %49.1 %20.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013RoyalsP3315.1121102200 0   .750 
2014RoyalsP3130183.026202020000 1   .958 
2015RoyalsP2828163.115162021100 2   .939 
2016RoyalsP2020114.14151010000 2   .950 
Total- - -P8281476.046536153300 5   .943 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RoyalsP15.10  011              
2014RoyalsP183.01  012              
2015RoyalsP163.12  114              
2016RoyalsP114.10  000              
Total- - -P476.03  137              

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)
2015RoyalsP163.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)33.3%     (3)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (11)
2016RoyalsP114.10.0%      (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)92.3%    (13)
Total- - -P476.00.0%      (3)20.0%      (5)50.0%      (4)60.0%     (5)90.0%    (10)97.6%    (41)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Royals0.30.20.20.4-0.7-0.1($0.5) 
2014Royals3.90.41.11.522.12.4$18.4 
2015Royals2.6-0.50.3-0.125.32.7$21.6 
2016Royals0.80.8-0.50.26.40.6$5.0 
Total- - -7.71.01.02.053.15.7$44.6 

  • $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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