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Royals reliever falls through a barn roof, carries on tradition of weird spring training injuries

In what appears to be turning into somewhat of a tradition, yet another baseball player has injured himself ahead of spring training in an unusual way. On Tuesday, Kansas City Royals reliever Brian Flynn fell through the roof of his barn in Oklahoma, resulting in a broken rib and three non-displaced fractures in his vertebrae. […]

Alex Reyes’ injury is a bitter blow for the Cardinals

Wednesday’s Say Hey Baseball laments the loss of Alex Reyes for 2017. Plus, a Kansas City Royal suffered a bizarre injury as well. The ultimate goal for nearly every team in spring training — other than getting prepared for the long and arduous regular season — is to get to Opening Day without any major injuries. Show More Summary

Kansas City to add Jason Hammel to rotation

The Kansas City Royals, in an attempt to fill the gaping hole in their starting rotation left by the unexpected death of Yordano Ventura, have agreed with right-hander Jason Hammel on a $16-million, two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press.  The 34-year-old...

MLB Hot Stove Signings: Royals reportedly land free agent Jason Hammel

The veteran right-hander has reportedly agreed to terms with Kansas City on a contract for 2017

Royals to pay tribute to pitcher Yordano Ventura with special uniform patch

The Kansas City Royals will wear a special uniform patch next season in honor of deceased pitcher Yordano Ventura, the team announced Thursday on Twitter. The patch will debut this weekend at the team’s Royal FanFest. The patch has the number Ventura wore, 30, and his nickname, “Ace.” Players will...

Memorabilia Company Promoted Sale of Autographed Baseballs From Two Players Who Just Died in Car Accidents

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

This past Sunday, Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte were killed in separate car accidents in the Dominican Republic. Three days later, a sports memorabilia company promoted something it advertised as a "special combo," putting up for sale autographed baseballs from both of the deceased players.

Yordano Ventura said to have been robbed as he lay dying

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The family of Kansas City Royals pitcher want his death investigated amid reports he was robbed and left for dead after a car crash.

94-Year-Old Fan Leaves Hospice Care To Pay Respects To Yordano Ventura (Video)

On Sunday, 25-year-old Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was pronounced dead after a fatal car accident in his native Dominican Republic.  Royals fans continue to gather at Kauffman Stadium to pay their respects to the late pitcher after news broke of his untimely death, including 94-year-old Maxine Bell, who left hospice care so she could visit the memorial […]

A 94-year-old Royals fan left hospice to visit Yordano Ventura memorial

One Kansas City Royals fan just couldn’t pay tribute to the late Yordano Ventura from afar. KCTV found 94-year-old Maxine Bell — (...)

Report Says Yordano Ventura Was Found Alive But Robbed Instead of Helped

On Sunday, the sports world was shocked to find out that 25-year-old Kansas City Royals pitcher, Yordano Ventura, was pronounced dead after a fatal car accident in the Dominican Republic. While there was no sign of alcohol, Ventura was not wearing his seat belt during the accident. Unfortunately, that was just the tip of the iceberg. According […]

Kansas City Royals’ Yordano Ventura killed in car crash

For the second time in four months, a promising major league pitcher has died. Kansas City’s Yordano Ventura was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic on Jan. 22.

Royals lower flag to half-staff in memory of Yordano Ventura

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Gray clouds covered Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Sunday, a day made bleak by the news of the death of one of the Royals’ top pitchers.

The heartbreaking moment the Royals lowered their flag in honor of Yordano Ventura

Sunday was a brutally sad day for sports fans after news that 25-year-old Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a (...)

MLB Players Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte Die In Separate Car Crashes

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former MLB infielder Andy Marte were killed in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning, according to reports. There were few immediate details into either man’s death. Show More Summary

Yordano Ventura Dead: Kansas City Royals Pitcher Was 25

Sad news today: Yordano Ventura is dead. Ventura, a 25-year-old pitcher for the World Series-winning Kansas City Royals, died today in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. It's unclear exactly what happened to cause the crash, butShow More Summary

Yordano Ventura RIP - Royals Pitcher Dies in Car Crash

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has tragically died. He was just 25 years old and was killed in a car crash on Sunday (January 22) in his native Dominican Republic. “Our prayers right now are with Yordano‘s family as we mourn this young man’s passing,” Royals general manager Dayton Moore said in a statement [...]

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