Teammates and baseball world react to the deaths of Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte – CBSSports.com

Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura and former big league infielder Andy Marte were killed in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Ventura was only 25. Marte was 33.

Major League Baseball paid tribute to both Ventura and Marte on Twitter after news of their deaths broke:

Soon thereafter, former teammates and players around the league took to Twitter and paid tribute to Ventura and Marte. Royals infielder Christian Colon wrote a heartfelt message about Ventura:

Here are some reactions to Sunday’s tragic news from around baseball:

ACE I love you my brother. I’m in disbelief and don’t know what to say. I love you ACE ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ

A photo posted by Eric Hosmer (@hosmer305) on Jan 22, 2017 at 9:01am PST

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