Family, Fans Mourn For Royals Pitcher Yordano VenturaHe died Sunday in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic, where he was known for practicing with his former youth baseball team every time he visited the Caribbean country.
Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura Killed In Car Crash In Dominican RepublicHighway patrol spokesman Jacobo Mateo said Ventura died on a highway leading to the town of Juan Adrian, about 40 miles northwest of Santo Domingo. Mateo did not say whether Ventura was driving.
When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your RosterStrange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter's ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it's to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 6The Royals scored 10 runs to shut out the Giants in World Series Game 6. Here are 5 things you missed.
World Series Game 6: Peavy Takes Hill With Giants On Cusp Of TitleIn Lorenzo Cain's view, the Royals have a big advantage: "We're definitely not facing Bumgarner (Tuesday), so that definitely helps."
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Getting More Value From Payroll Than GiantsThe Kansas City Royals are one of MLB's thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.
5 Things You Missed: 2014 World Series, Game 2The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
World Series Game 2: Royals Out To Even It Up Vs. Giants' PeavyDepending how Jake Peavy does for San Fran on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie Yordano Ventura, this World Series could quickly shape up as an even match or a mismatch.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 26 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Royals Blank Yanks, 2-0, Spoil Derek Jeter Day Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals turned Derek Jeter Day into another disappointing defeat for the New York Yankees' captain in the dwindling days of his career.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 8 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 3 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Royals' Yordano Ventura Looks To Harness Blazing FastballThe Royals are hoping Yordano Ventura, their young fireballer, can transition from thrower to pitcher.