May 27, 2014 12:17 AM

Royals starter Yordano Ventura injured in 9-2 loss to Astros

A disappointing Royals season experienced a potentially devastating blow on Monday night, when rookie starter Yordano Ventura left in the third inning because of an elbow injury. He gave up five runs in 2 2/3 innings in a 9-2 loss to the lowly Astros.

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