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.

Cleveland Indian (@ Indians)

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

RIP. pic.twitter.com/ VoIWgLpqcr

January 22, 2017

Ventura had an unlikely start to his occupation. He left academy at 14 and was working on a interpretation gang when the states members of their own families told him about local baseball tryouts. He was good enough to secure a situate in the Royals Dominican academy, which was the start 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 name 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 disbelief and dont know what to say. I love you ACE.

Marte made 21 home run in a occupation that took in trances at the Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks and the Indian. He had wasted the past two seasons with the KT Wiz in South Korea.

We are deeply saddened to learn of the dreadful lead 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 frat, and there are no words to describe the feeling of forgetting two young men in the prime of their lives. Our thoughts and devotions go out to their families, acquaintances, 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 automobile clang in 2014.

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