Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Killed in Car Crash
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, the team announced on Sunday morning. He was 25. Ventura was instrumental during the Royals’ World Series championship season in 2015. “It is with a heavy and broken heart that we confirm the passing of Yordano Ventura,” the team’s vice president of communications and broadcasting, Mike Swanson, said.