Ventura pitched seven sharp innings in his first start since http://www.authenticwildshops.com/authentic-26-thomas-vanek-jersey.html his fight with Manny Machado, and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Sunday for their second straight win following an eight-game losing streak.
''When we took him out of the game, I told him tomorrow his duty was to come in and watch every pitch of that ballgame because every pitch that he delivered for me was phenomenal,'' manager Ned Yost said.
Ventura was suspended nine games by Major League Baseball after he hit Machado in the back with a 99 mph fastball in the fifth inning Shiloh Keo Kids Jersey of a 9-1 loss Tuesday, leading to a bench-clearing fight. But the right-hander appealed the punishment and is allowed to pitch until the process is complete.
''For me, I mean, he was totally judged guilty without even a trial, without hearing any of the evidence,'' Yost said. ''To me, that wasn't right, but it is what it is.''
Chicago put runners on first and third with no outs in the fifth, but J.B. Shuck struck http://www.bearsfootballprostore.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_ANTREL_ROLLE_JERSEY.html out looking and Ventura got rookie Tim Anderson to bounce into a double play - one of three on the day for Chicago. After Jose Abreu homered in the sixth, Ventura struck out Melky Cabrera and Todd Frazier to end the inning.
Kelvin Herrera worked the eighth and Wade Davis finished for his 17th save in 18 chances, helping Yost improve to 500-499 in seven years with Kansas City.
Ventura struck out a season-high 10 and walked one in his first win since May 17 against Boston, making the most of Kansas City's run-scoring Kyle Williams Youth Jersey singles in the first and second. Salvador Perez added a leadoff homer down the left-field line in the ninth.