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 […]
The Royals' 25-year-old right-hander passed away tragically in a car accident on Sunday
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.
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.
An emotional scene in Kansas City.
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 (...)
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
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
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 [...]
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher was killed early Sunday morning during a car crash in his native Dominican Republic, according to several reports. Ventura's agent confirmed the news to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Ventura was 25 years old. Show More Summary
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic. He was 25. Ventura, who set an MLB rookie record with an 103 mph fastball, pitched his last game in a cap that paid tribute to friends and fellow Major Leaguers Jose Fernandez and Oscar Taveras, who both also died tragically in crashes in recent years.
Royals vice-president Mike Swanson confirmed Ventura’s death.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic say Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents. Ventura died on a highway leading to the town of Juan Adrian, about 40 miles northwest of Santo Domingo, the capital, according...
The sports world was shocked this morning when they woke up to find out that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a fatal car accident in the Dominican Republic. He was only 25-years-old. In an even more shocking move, Dominican Police chief Jacobo Mateo Moquete released photos from the scene of the accident […]
Kansas City Royals ace pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed Sunday in a car crash in his native country, the Dominican Republic. Ventura was known for his electric fastball, but also for his short temper. He was suspended for 9 games last season…
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, his native country. The crash is believed to have occurred late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. Dominican police confirmed the death of Ventura, 25, to the Royals. His was the second death to rock baseball this weekend. Hours before […]
The World Series champion pitcher was 25 years old. Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic Sunday morning, according to Christian Moreno of ESPN. The report was confirmedShow More Summary
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash today in his native Dominican Republic, according to several reports. Read more...
There is no word yet from the Kansas City Royals or local media in Kansas City, but reports are that Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was (...)
Just absolute terrible news out of the baseball world. 25-year-old pitcher Kansas City Royals pitcher, Yordano Ventura, was pronounced dead after a fatal car accident. #Royals pitcher @YordanoVentura Dead at 25 after fatal car accident earlier today, confirmed by #Dominican police force. Show More Summary