Ventura got knocked around for 11 hits and 10 runs over four innings facing a lineup of mostly Minor Leaguers. Ventura, the Royals' No. 3 starter, walked none and struck out four. He is scheduled to make one more spring start on Saturday.
Giants up next: The Giants and Sacramento River Cats will play an exhibition game against each other Wednesday in Sacramento at 6:05 p.m. PT. Johnny Cueto is scheduled to pitch for the Giants. The game can be heard via an exclusive webcast.
Jeffrey Flanagan is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.