Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore and several current and former Royals players traveled Tuesday to Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic to say goodbye to their teammate Yordano Ventura, who was killed Sunday in a car crash.
The funeral procession for Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura stopped at Estadio Municipal in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic, where a young Yordano learned to play baseball. Catcher Salvador Perez was among those who eulogized Ventura on Tuesday.
Kansas City Royals fans at the Power and Light District watched their team beat the Baltimore Orioles 2 to 1 on Wednesday. The Royals won the American League pennant and earned a trip to the World Series.
The Kansas City Royals and Major League Baseball have built a $19 million baseball and softball complex to 18th & Paseo, scheduled to open in March 2018. See the facilities that will nurture interest in children in Kansas City’s urban core.
Judging the Royals blogger Lee Judge stepped into the batting cage on May 5, 2011 to experience getting hit by a pitch, after he made the comment that the Royals' Wilson Betemit should have taken one for the team in a game earlier that season.