Kansas City Royals star pitcher Yordano Ventura died early Sunday in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.
Local police told ESPN the accident happened near the town of Juan Adrián, but other details weren't immediately available.
Ventura had been with the Royals since 2013. He pitched during two World Series, including the team's 2015 championship win. Ventura had a 38-31 record and a 3.89 ERA. He was 25 years old.