The first game of the American League Division Series is Thursday, Oct. 8, which means Ventura would be lined up on his normal rest to start that game. Same for Cueto on Friday for the second game of the ALDS.
"I'm not talking about the postseason until after the regular season," Yost reiterated.
But would Yost consider starting someone [such as Cueto] on three days' rest?
"We're considering everything," Yost said.
Cueto has not pitched on three days' rest since being acquired by the Royals prior to the non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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