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Yordano Ventura Robbed While He Laid Dying

Yordano Ventura, 25-year-old star pitcher of the Kansas City Royals, was killed last Sunday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.

A sad loss for baseball as he racked up 93 major league starts in four years with a 3.89 EPA. He got a World Series ring as he helped the Royals beat the Mets in 2015.

Though the crash is tragic enough, new reports show an even darker side. Ventura was found alive after the crash, but instead of helping the dying pitcher, several people robbed Ventura of all his belongings, including his World Series ring.

Pedro Martinez, his mentor and childhood hero, tweeted to verify the news of the robbery and express his shame with the Dominican Republic. Though the tweets were in Spanish, they were Google translated by BroBible:

“How outrageous to know that a life like that of Yordano could have been saved had it not been that they looted him the way he was looted. Now it is more painful to know that Yordano remained alive after the accident and instead of someone to help him, he was robbed and let him to die. I hope an investigation will be carried out, because if there is any specific evidence of this, I would feel a great shame of my country.”

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