PHOTOS: Yordano Ventura (1991-2017)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura adjust his hat during the fifth inning of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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World starting pitcher Yordano Ventura delivers during the first inning of the MLB All-Star Futures baseball game against United States, Sunday, July 8, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura walks off the field after being relieved by Kelvin Herrera during the sixth inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the first inning of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura walks to the dugout after being taken out of the game during the sixth inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura, right, smiles as Christian Colon talks during a media availability, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals are scheduled to play Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura sits on the tarp as he watches a baseball workout Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will face the New York Mets in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday in Kansas City. (A (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) warms up before Game 1 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura speaks during a news conference, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Kansas City. The Royals and the San Francisco Giants are scheduled to play Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Kansas City on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Kansas City Royals interpreter Kosuke Inaji, left, pitcher Yordano Ventura, center, and right fielder Norichika Aoki, right, celebrate in the clubhouse after the Royals' 9-8 win in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, early Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura reacts after getting San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey to ground into an inning ending, bases loaded double play during the third inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has an RIP O.T. #18 on his hat as he walks off the field during the first inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The writing was to honor St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras who died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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In this photo made with a long exposure, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura tags Seattle Mariners' Brad Miller (5) for the out after Miller hit the ball to Ventura during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura watches a baseball workout Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will face the New York Mets in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday in Kansas City. (A (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura talks during media day for the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura warms up before Game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura poses with a replica World Series trophy during photo day at spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura reacts to a question during a news conference before Game 3 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Kansas City Royals players Edinson Volquez, left, Yordano Ventura, right, and Johnny Cueto celebrate during a World Series victory rally in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. All three are from the Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) throws out New York Yankees Ben Gamel, left, after Gamel popped out to the pitcher during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer (35) and a trainer come to the aid of starting pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) after he was injured by a ball hit by Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) warms up with a teammate before Game 1 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura, right, is doused by Salvador Perez after a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. Ventura pitched a complete game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. Ventura pitched a complete game. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, May 5, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura follows through with a pitch against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, May 5, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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This is a 2014 photo of Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals baseball team. This image reflects the Royals active roster as of Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Fans create a memorial for Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura outside Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Ventura died Sunday in a car crash on a stretch of highway near the town of San Adrian in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Fans create a memorial for Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura outside Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Ventura died Sunday in a car crash on a stretch of highway near the town of San Adrian in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Fans photograph a sign memorializing Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Signs and flowers make up a memorial for Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura outside Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Ventura died Sunday in a car crash on a stretch of highway near the town of San Adrian in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Fans create a memorial for Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura outside Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Ventura died Sunday in a car crash on a stretch of highway near the town of San Adrian in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Fans create a memorial for Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura outside Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Ventura died Sunday in a car crash on a stretch of highway near the town of San Adrian in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died Saturday night, Jan. 21, 2017, in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. Here are some photos of Ventura over the years.

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