Funeral for Ventura to be held today in DR

Services to be attended by Royals' front-office members, players

January 23rd, 2017

KANSAS CITY -- Funeral services for will be held at approximately 9:15 a.m. CT today in his hometown of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic.
Ventura, 25, died in a car accident in the Dominican early Sunday morning.
A contingent of the Royals' front office, including general manager Dayton Moore, assistant general manager Rene Francisco and club president Dan Glass, will attend the services. Manager Ned Yost and coach Pedro Grifol will also be in attendance.
Several players are expected to attend, according to Francisco, including , and , as well as former Royal and free agent Greg Holland.