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Yordano Ventura completes seven innings without allowing a hit in spring-training game against Mariners

In his final extended appearance in the Cactus League, Yordano Ventura reminded just how devastating he can be. He completed seven innings in a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night without allowing a hit, cruising into his allotted pitch limit without much resistance from his opponents.

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The Totally Official DKTM 2015 Royals Over-Under

The Royals hit fewer home runs than anyone in baseball last year. Their leadoff hitter has a .299 on-base percentage, and their No. 3 hitter had five home runs last year. They employ three closers — four, if Luke Hochevar gets back to his 2013, pre-surgery self — and three Gold Glove winners and at least two more who could.

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