Yordano Ventura

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Yordano Ventura Hernández (June 3, 1991 – January 22, 2017 - (aged 25)) was a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was twice named to the All-Star Futures Game. Ventura made his MLB debut on September 17, 2013. Known as a power pitcher, his fastball was much valued by the Royals during his tenure with the team. In 2014, Ventura's 96.2-mile-per-hour (154.8 km/h) average fastball velocity (96.4 miles per hour (155.1 km/h) for two-seam fastballs) ranked second-best among MLB starters. He helped the Royals win the 2015 World Series. On January 22, 2017, Ventura was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.<Br>Source:<A Href="Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page" Target="_blank" Rel="Me Nofollow">Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page</A>