Yordano Ventura

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Six of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6

The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/29/2014

Jake Peavy pitches against the Kansas City Royals during Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

World Series Game 6: Peavy Takes Hill With Giants On Cusp Of Title

In Lorenzo Cain’s view, the Royals have a big advantage: “We’re definitely not facing Bumgarner (Tuesday), so that definitely helps.”

10/28/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Getting More Value From Payroll Than Giants

The Kansas City Royals are one of MLB’s thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.

10/24/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 21: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits a single in the second inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game One of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 2

The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.

10/23/2014

Jake Peavy (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

World Series Game 2: Royals Out To Even It Up Vs. Giants’ Peavy

Depending how Jake Peavy does for San Fran on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie Yordano Ventura, this World Series could quickly shape up as an even match or a mismatch.

10/22/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during inter-league play at PNC Park on September 17, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 26 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

09/19/2014

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on prior to playing against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Royals Blank Yanks, 2-0, Spoil Derek Jeter Day

Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals turned Derek Jeter Day into another disappointing defeat for the New York Yankees’ captain in the dwindling days of his career.

09/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 13: Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches S| during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 13, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

05/16/2014

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 23: Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during a game against the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium on March 23, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 3 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

04/11/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 17: Starting pitcher Yordano Ventura #30 of the Kansas City Royals sits in the dugout in the fifth inning during a game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on September 17, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Royals’ Yordano Ventura Looks To Harness Blazing Fastball

The Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.

03/13/2014