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Emotional Royals players speak at Yordano Ventura vigil

Infielder Christian Colon and pitchers Danny Duffy and Ian Kennedy attended a candlelight vigil for teammate Yordano Ventura, who was killed in an automobile accident in the Dominican Republic. The emotional gathering was held outside of Kauffman Stadium on Sunday night, Jan. 22, 2017.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Emotional Royals players speak at Yordano Ventura vigil 2:24

Emotional Royals players speak at Yordano Ventura vigil

One-minute scouting report of Super Bowl LI 1:08

One-minute scouting report of Super Bowl LI

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

Implosion brings down CenturyLink office building in Overland Park

Yordano Ventura through the years 6:01

Yordano Ventura through the years