Major League Baseball has been hit by a doubled misfortune after two players were killed in disconnected gondola clangs in their native Dominican Republic

Major League Baseball has been hit by a doubled tragedy after two musicians were killed in sift car gate-crashes in their native Dominican Republic.

The Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and the former Cleveland Indian third baseman Andy Marte both expired on Sunday. Ventura was 25 and Marte was 33. In a bitter twist of fate, Martes final MLB game was against the Royals, whose starting pitcher that day in August 2014 was Ventura.

Ventura was known for his fastball, which could top 100 mph, and his fiery nature. He facilitated the Royals to overpowered the New York Mets in the 2015 World Series and too played in the Fall Classic in 2014 during his rookie season. In the 2014 World Series Ventura was one of the Royals better players, highlighted by his seven shutout innings in Game 6. The Royal lost the series 4-3 to the San Francisco Giants.

Ventura joined the Royal in 2013 and had a 38 -3 1 record with the team. Our devotions right now are with Yordanos family as we sorrow this young mans legislating, said the Royals general manager, Dayton Moore, in a statement issued. He was so young and so talented, full of youth cheerfulnes and ever brought a smile to everyone he interacted with. We will get through this as its organisation, but right now is a time to sorrow and celebrate living conditions of Yordano.

Cleveland Indians (@ Indians)

Sad be informed about Andy Marte’s fatality this morning. He was a sincere person who ever responded you with a warm smile.

RIP. pic.twitter.com/ VoIWgLpqcr

January 22, 2017

Ventura had an unlikely start to his vocation. He left school at 14 and was working on a construction gang when a member of his family told her all about neighbourhood baseball tryouts. He was good enough to secure a lieu in the Royals Dominican academy, which was the beginning of a vocation that they are able to take him to the World Series twice.

On Sunday, two of the team-mates who played alongside him in the Royals championship paid tribute to Ventura, whose nickname was Ace. I love you Ace. I dont know what to say other than Im going to miss you a lot. RIP ACE, tweeted third baseman Mike Moustakas.

Mike Moustakas (@ Mooose_8)

I love you Ace. I don’t know what to say other then I’m going to miss you a lot. RIP ACE.

January 22, 2017

I love you my brother, wrote first baseman Eric Hosmer. Im in skepticism and dont know what to say. I love you ACE.

Marte stumbled 21 home run in a job that took in charms at the Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks and the Indians. He had spent the last two seasons with the KT Wiz in South Korea.

We are deeply grieved be informed about the dreadful extend of Andy Marte and Yordano Ventura, the Major League Baseball Players Association executive director, Tony Clark, said in a statement. Its never easy to lost a member of our brotherhood, and there are no terms to describe the feeling of losing two young men in the primary of their own lives. Our thoughts and devotions go out to their families, sidekicks, team-mates and devotees throughout the United States and Latin America.

Ventura and Martes deaths come less than six months after the Miami Marlins pitcher Jos Fernandez was killed in a boating coincidence in September. Ventura was also a close friend of the St Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Tavares, who was killed in a car crash in 2014.

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