Published reports had suggested that the Royals will have an inning limit on Ventura, 22. But Yost brushed that off emphatically.
Last year Ventura worked a total of 150 innings in 28 starts for Northwest Arkansas, Omaha and Kansas City. In the process, he notched 166 strikeouts against 59 walks.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.