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Yordano Ventura
Birthdate: 6/3/1991 (23 y, 11 m, 25 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 allowed four runs on five hits and two walks across seven innings against the Cardinals on Sunday. He struck out seven en route to his fourth loss of the season. (5/24/2015)



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
2015Royals3409954.17.122.821.16.28569.8 %54.1 %16.7 %4.644.323.720.4
2015ZiPS (R)98 2221129.07.803.210.92.30373.6 %  3.733.88 1.5
2015Steamer (R)8802323141.07.893.270.83.29071.7 %  3.763.77 1.8
2015Depth Charts (R)9802323139.07.853.240.87.30272.6 %  3.753.82 1.7
Total- - -171504342252.27.593.280.85.28476.3 %49.1 %10.6 %3.533.863.772.7
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
2015Royals344.64990000054.1221502828717033043
2015ZiPS (R)983.732221     129.0 12358531346 4  112
2015Steamer (R)883.762323  0  141.059713064591351 5  123
2015Depth Charts (R)983.752323  00 139.0 13063581350 5  121
Total- - -17153.53434200000252.2106723110499249218151213
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
2015Royals7.122.822.531.1619.5 %7.7 %11.8 %.2491.23.28569.8 %1161094.32
2015Average7.642.942.600.9520.1 %7.7 %12.4 %.2481.28.29372.7 %  3.97
2015ZiPS (R)7.803.212.430.92   .2531.31.30373.6 %  3.88
2015Steamer (R)7.893.272.410.83   .2411.29.29071.7 %  3.77
2015Depth Charts (R)7.853.242.420.87   .2501.30.30272.6 %  3.82
Total- - -7.593.282.320.8520.0 %8.6 %11.3 %.2391.28.28476.3 %901013.86
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
2015Royals2.0219.1 %54.1 %26.8 %7.1 %16.7 %3.5 %0.0 %51.3 %29.7 %19.0 %10.1 %58.9 %31.0 %3.75943.72
Total- - -1.6120.4 %49.1 %30.5 %7.9 %10.6 %6.6 %40.0 %43.0 %30.5 %26.5 %18.0 %55.7 %26.3 %3.88983.77
Postseason- - -1.3917.3 %48.1 %34.6 %7.1 %10.7 %2.6 %0.0 %      4.341184.46

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Royals231771300693150243
2014Royals25716811514189496109518902985
2014Royals392814210017154233387
2015Royals854230331028316511827
Total- - -3652271521824104130150425514055
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-0.28-3.963.68-2.16-0.230.920.920.880.9190.41-0.7100
Total- - -0.43-17.9318.357.300.800.970.910.871.03430.53-0.0910
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%
2015Royals60.1% (95.9) 8.0% (91.2)18.1% (82.9)13.8% (86.9)   
Total- - -64.3% (96.8) 5.9% (93.5)15.4% (82.8)14.4% (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 %   
2015Royals38.5 %30.5 %3.0 %    18.3 %  9.7 %   
Total- - -51.7 %21.1 %2.3 %    15.5 %  9.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Royals97.1      81.5  86.4  
2014Royals96.096.694.9    82.8  86.3  
2015Royals94.595.892.2    82.9  86.3  
Total- - -95.996.394.2    82.7  86.3  

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  
2015Royals1.8 -1.5-1.40.6  0.37 -2.28-0.920.51  
Total- - -9.4 -2.5-3.5-1.2  0.36 -1.03-0.55-0.21  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Royals-1.9      -0.2  -0.9  
2014Royals6.32.71.3    -3.9  -0.5  
2015Royals-2.85.50.2    -1.7  -1.5  
Total- - -1.68.21.5    -5.8  -2.8  

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-0.892.170.86    -1.12  -1.82  
Total- - -0.080.971.68    -0.94  -0.77  

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 %
2015Royals30.0 %63.0 %45.4 %54.2 %93.8 %79.9 %46.8 %57.5 %9.1 %
2015Average30.5 %66.1 %46.9 %65.2 %86.8 %79.3 %46.1 %60.8 %9.6 %
Total- - -29.3 %67.4 %47.5 %64.2 %85.8 %78.8 %47.6 %60.1 %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
2015Royals30.0 %62.5 %45.3 %56.5 %92.6 %79.9 %47.0 %20.2
2015Average30.2 %63.8 %46.4 %63.2 %87.2 %79.1 %48.2 %21.9
Total- - -27.8 %65.4 %46.8 %60.3 %86.5 %78.8 %50.4 %20.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013RoyalsP3315.1121102200 0   .750 
2014RoyalsP3130183.026202020000 1   .958 
2015RoyalsP9954.1451010000 0   .900 
Total- - -P4342252.231274132200 1   .935 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013RoyalsP15.10  011              
2014RoyalsP183.01  012              
2015RoyalsP54.11  001              
Total- - -P252.22  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)
2015RoyalsP54.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -P252.20.0%      (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 
2015Royals0.40.10.00.13.50.4$2.9 
Total- - -4.70.81.21.925.12.7$21.0 

  • $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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