Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Dead At 25
Yordano Ventura, pitcher for the the Kansas City Royals, was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning. He was 25.
The news was confirmed by local police.
Ventura played with the Royals since 2013, making his MLB debut on September 17, 2013. He is the third MLB player to die from a vehicular accident since 2014 after Oscar Taveras and Jose Fernandez.
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