MLB abides tragedy as Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte killed in car crashes
Major League Baseball has been hit by a doubled misfortune after two musicians were killed in separate auto crashes in their native Dominican Republic
Major League Baseball has been hit by a double tragedy after two actors were killed in separate vehicle accidents in their native Dominican Republic.
The Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and the former Cleveland Indians third baseman Andy Marte both succumbed 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 temperament. He helped the Royals to hit the New York Mets in the 2015 World Series and also played in the Fall Classic in 2014 during his rookie season. In the 2014 World Series Ventura was one of the Royals excellent actors, highlighted by his seven shutout innings in Game 6. The Royals lost the succession 4-3 to the San Francisco Giants.
Ventura joined the Royals in 2013 and had a 38 -3 1 evidence with the team. Our prayers right now are with Yordanos family as we sorrow this young mans delivering, said here Royals general manager, Dayton Moore, in a statement. He was so young and so talented, full of boyish cheerfulnes and ever delivered a smile to everyone he interacted with. We will get through this as an organization, but right now is a is high time to mourn and celebrate the living standards of Yordano.