LOOK: Fan creates ‘Field of Dreams’ photo featuring Yordano Ventura, Oscar Taveras

On Sunday, news broke that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura had been killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. As the news began spreading, fans across the world began tweeting out messages and creating photos in memory of Ventura. The latest photo to emerge includes Ventura and former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, … Read more

Detroit Tigers players react on Twitter to Yordano Ventura, Andy Marte deaths

On Sunday, it was reported that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura nd former MLBer Andy Marte had both been killed in separate car accidents in the Dominican Republic. Following the devastating news, many took to Twitter to offer their condolences to the family, friends, and teammates of Ventura and Marte. Here are some of the … Read more

UPDATE: Yordano Ventura was reportedly robbed following car crash

UPDATE (01.24.17): News came out on Tuesday that deceased Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was reportedly robbed following the car accident that took his life this past Sunday, January 22. There appear to be conflicting reports regarding what actually happened following the car crash. One report claims that unidentified thieves stole “cash, garments, and even Ventura’s World … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 135, Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

DETROIT TIGERS (73-61) @ KANSAS CITY ROYALS (69-65)

WHERE: Kauffman Stadium – Kansas City, MO

FIRST PITCH: 7:15 EST

GAMETIME FORECAST:  76°F • Clear • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1/ 97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Michael Fulmer (10-5, 2.69 ERA) v. Yordano Ventura (9-9, 4.33 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. J.D. Martinez (R) RF
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Tyler Collins (L) CF
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Andrew Romine (S) 3B

Kansas City Royals

1. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF
2. Cheslor Cuthbert (R) 3B
3. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B
4. Kendrys Morales (S) DH
5. Salvador Perez (R) C
6. Alex Gordon (L) LF
7. Paulo Orlando (R) RF
8. Alcides Escobar (R) SS
9. Raul Mondesi (S) 2B

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Must See: Manny Machado charges mound and punches Yordano Ventura

Everything was going along smoothly in Tuesday night’s matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals, until it wasn’t. It all started in the bottom of the fifth inning when Royals flame-thrower Yordano Ventura unleashed a 99-mph fastball that drilled Orioles shortstop Manny Machado in the ribs. As you will see, Machado did … Read more

Series recap: Tigers drop second consecutive intradivision series

The Detroit Tigers came home this Mother’s Day weekend hoping to forget about the way their recent 10-game road trip ended in Chicago earlier in the week. They were greeted by the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week. The series was one of the biggest early in the 2015 season, so much so … Read more