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March 23, 2014 12:15 PM

National League rules prevent pitcher Yordano Ventura from hitting against Giants

On Sunday afternoon, Royals starter Yordano Ventura will get his first chance to hit this spring. Except the team has barred him from swinging a bat, unwilling to subject him to potential injury. "We’ll stand him far back in the box and put the shoulder on his bat," manager Ned Yost said before his team drove to Scottsdale to face the Giants.

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