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Royals fans gather at Kauffman Stadium to honor Yordano Ventura

Kansas City Royals fans have begun a memorial to pitcher Yordano Ventura outside of Kauffman Stadium. He died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic, the team confirmed Sunday morning.
Keith Myers, John Sleezer and Monty Davis The Kansas City Star
Royals fans gather at Kauffman Stadium to honor Yordano Ventura 2:45

Royals fans gather at Kauffman Stadium to honor Yordano Ventura

Implosion brings down CenturyLink office building in Overland Park 1:08

Implosion brings down CenturyLink office building in Overland Park

Becoming Yordano: A trip to the backroads of the Dominican Republic 5:00

Becoming Yordano: A trip to the backroads of the Dominican Republic

Kansas City rally coincides with Women's March on Washington 1:21

Kansas City rally coincides with Women's March on Washington