Weather permitting, Yordano Ventura will make his anticipated 2014 debut this afternoon against the Tigers. The forecast for Detroit calls for frigid temps and freezing rain. The tarp is currently on the field. This will serve as the official Rain Delay Thread as well. Keep your internets right here.
Royals manager Ned Yost has already dropped this nugget of info this morning:
Jeremy Guthrie will start tomorrow even if today gets rained out, Yost says now.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) April 3, 2014
Because, you know, it's too early in the season to mess with the rotation. Don't want to screw with guy's domes. These ballplayers have fragile psyches.
Let's #BeRoyal and #ThrowFire.