Columnist Sam Mellinger writes: Yordano Ventura’s starts this season have been defined by drama — cramps, taunts, ejections, and too often lots of runs. But on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds, Ventura showed everyone why the Royals made him their opening-day starter and gave him a contract that guarantees at least $23 million.
Columnist Sam Mellinger writes: Yordano Ventura’s starts this season have been defined by drama — cramps, taunts, ejections, and too often lots of runs. But on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds, Ventura showed everyone why the Royals made him their opening-day starter and gave him a contract that guarantees at least $23 million. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM
Columnist Sam Mellinger writes: Yordano Ventura’s starts this season have been defined by drama — cramps, taunts, ejections, and too often lots of runs. But on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds, Ventura showed everyone why the Royals made him their opening-day starter and gave him a contract that guarantees at least $23 million. JOHN SLEEZER JSLEEZER@KCSTAR.COM

Yordano Ventura pitches through the drama, becomes a scene-stealer for the Royals

May 20, 2015 12:12 AM