Coming soon, a Star video exclusive documents the fleeting life of Yordano Ventura, whose death at 25 in a car accident has left many struggling to reconcile his fate. This video includes music by Kevin MacLeod "Clean Soul" CC BY 3.0.
Jill Toyoshiba, David Eulitt, John Sleezer, Brittany Peterson, Maria Torres, Vahe Gregorian and Leah BecerraThe Kansas City Star
The life of Yordano Ventura
Royals pitcher Jason Hammel on the hectic 4-3 victory over Detroit
Royals left fielder Alex Gordon talks about driving in the winning run against the Tigers
Royals designated hitter Brandon Moss on his late-inning heroics: 'I just want to contribute'
Royals manager Ned Yost: "It's just big for all of us"
Royals closer Kelvin Herrera is recovering from sore throat, 102-degree temperature
JD Martinez reacts to being traded from Detroit Tigers to Arizona Diamondbacks
Travis Wood on the Royals' 9-3 loss to the Tigers: 'I wasn't able to stop the bleeding'
Royals manager Ned Yost says team is streaky in both good and bad ways
Royals' Alcides Escobar back in lineup after being hit by pitch
Jason Vargas after worst start of season: 'I wasn't really competitive at all'
Royals manager Ned Yost on Alcides Escobar: 'He'll probably play tomorrow.'
Five grand-prize winners, including a Grain Valley man who drove back from Colorado to attend, sat down on Sunday night to have a Kansas City Steak Company dinner with Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer. Hosmer also invited guests from Big Brothers / Big Sisters to join the sweepstakes winners.