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  1. Video: Yordano Ventura throws seven no-hit innings in Cactus League start

    Mar 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Yordano Ventura was recently named as the Royals’ Opening Day starter and he had a heck of a tuneup in his latest Cactus League outing last night.

  2. White Sox tab Jeff Samardzija for Opening Day start

    Mar 25, 2015, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Chris Sale would have been Chicago’s Opening Day starter, but he’s expected to miss the first week of the season due to an avulsion fracture in his right foot.

  3. Yordano Ventura named Royals’ Opening Day starter

    Mar 25, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Yost said the way Ventura pitched in Game 6 of the 2014 World Series gave the entire team confidence that he is ready to be the leader of a pitching staff that lost James Shields this winter to free agency.

  4. 2015 Preview: Kansas City Royals

    Mar 19, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT

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    Why doesn’t anyone believe in the defending American League champions?

  5. Royals sign right-hander Chris Young to a one-year contract

    Mar 7, 2015, 12:47 PM EDT

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    The Royals added some rotation depth Saturday by signing right-hander Chris Young to a one-year contract.

  6. Royals sign Edinson Volquez for two years, $20 million

    Dec 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    From CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman comes word that the Royals have agreed to terms on a two-year, $20 million free agent contract with Edinson Volquez.

  7. Jose Abreu is a unanimous selection for AL Rookie of the Year

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    Joins Albert Pujols, Evan Longoria and Mike Trout as unanimous winners.

  8. What’s in store for the Royals this winter?

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

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    A look at the tough calls the Royals will have to make following their World Series run.

  9. Video: Last night’s pre-game moment of silence for Oscar Taveras and Edilia Arvelo

    Oct 29, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    In case you missed this touching tribute before Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night …

  10. Royals minor leaguer criticizes Yordano Ventura on Twitter for wearing a Dominican flag

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

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    But it came from “a patriot mindset,” so it’s OK, apparently.

  11. 10-0! The Royals romp, tie it up at three games a piece

    Oct 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

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    Maybe the Giants should’ve just forfeited?

  12. Royals’ Game 6 starter Yordano Ventura is dedicating his outing to Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Yordano Ventura became good friends with Oscar Taveras while the two were playing in the Double-A Texas League and they had made plans to spend time together this winter in their native country, the Dominican Republic. “But I guess not,” Ventura said solemnly to Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com on Monday afternoon.

  13. World Series, Game 6: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Jake Peavy vs. Yordano Ventura.

  14. World Series Reset: The Giants are on the brink of history

    Oct 28, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

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    Yodano Ventura stands between the Giants and champagne.

  15. Madison Bumgarner tosses 5-0 shutout in Game 5 to send Giants up 3-2 in the World Series over the Royals

    Oct 26, 2014, 11:19 PM EDT

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    The Giants head to Kansas City for Game 6 of the World Series against the Royals with a 3-2 series lead after Madison Bumgarner tossed a 5-0 shutout on Sunday night.

  16. Royals even up World Series with 7-2 Game 2 victory

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    Yordano Ventura held the Giants to two runs over five-plus innings and the Kansas City offense awoke for seven runs on 10 hits as the Royals evened up the 2014 World Series at a win apiece with a 7-2 Game 2 victory on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

  17. World Series Game 2 tied 2-2 through five innings

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

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    Game 2 of the World Series has been a back-and-forth affair thus far, with the visiting Giants scoring single runs in the first and fourth innings and the Royals scoring in the first and second. It’s all square at 2-2 as the action shifts to the top of the sixth.

  18. Giants again strike first, but Royals answer back

    Oct 22, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT

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    The Giants jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning Tuesday before eventually winning Game 1 of the World Series in a 7-1 rout. And they got off to another fast start in Game 2 on Wednesday night, but the Royals were able to answer right back.

  19. World Series, Game 2: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 22, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Jake Peavy vs. Yordano Ventura.

  20. Will Game 1 loss linger for Royals?

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    The celebration was over before it really began Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Can the Royals get the party started again?

  21. World Series Reset: The Royals look to pick themselves up off the mat

    Oct 22, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    And to fight history: 15 of the last 17 Game 1 winners have gone on to win the World Series.

  22. Royals’ World Series hopes in Yordano Ventura’s hands

    Oct 22, 2014, 12:58 AM EDT

    It’s up to the rookie in Wednesday’s Game 2.

  23. Giants stomp Royals 7-1 in World Series Game 1 rout

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Royals have finally dropped a postseason game. And it was an ugly one for the home team.

  24. Royals’ World Series rotation: Shields, Ventura, Guthrie, Vargas

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    That’s the same alignment the Royals used in the ALCS, when they swept the Orioles in four games.

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