Royals fans on Monday shared their thoughts about the one-year anniversary of the death of pitcher Yordano Ventura.
Ventura died on Jan. 22, 2017 in a one-car accident in the Dominican Republic. Like fans, Ventura’s former teammates also miss him.
Many took to social media to share messages about Ventura.
Christian Colon wrote: “I miss u kid”
Eric Hosmer shared a photo from last year’s tribute to Ventura at the home opener:
Edinson Volquez posted a picture from the World Series championship parade:
Alcides Escobar wrote a message in Spanish that translated to: “Already at one year after your departure My brother you are where you want to be we miss you so much and may God have you in his Holy glory”
Jeremy Guthrie wrote: “Family is Forever. #RIPAce”
The Royals tweeted: “Forever in our hearts. We miss you. #Ace30”
The Royals minor-league affiliates also remembered Ventura: