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Prospect Info and Scouting Report

Yordano Ventura / RHP, KC
Born 6/3/1991
Samana, D.R.

Height 5-11
Weight 150
Bats/Throws R/R
26 | 3/11/2014


Total professional at-bats: .

A very small guy with a very big arm, Royal's righty Yordano Ventura invites easy comparisons to his countrymate Pedro Martinez, though he doesn't come with quite the colorful personality. Ventura complements a plus fastball with rapidly-improving curves and changeups so well that the Royals may need to accelerate his development. His 2012 was a bit of a rebuilding effort, but his strong finish led into a powerful 2013 in which he proved that he's most definitely all the way back to premium status. He should see action in KC this season.


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