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Royals to honor Ventura with uniform patch

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KANSAS CITY -- The Royals will wear a special commemorative patch on their uniform for the 2017 season, honoring Yordano Ventura.

The "Ace 30" patch was revealed on Twitter.

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals will wear a special commemorative patch on their uniform for the 2017 season, honoring Yordano Ventura.

The "Ace 30" patch was revealed on Twitter.

Tweet from @Royals: The #Royals will wear special #Ace30 patches on their jerseys during the 2017 season in tribute to Yordano Ventura. pic.twitter.com/MvK2s4AQy6

Ventura died Sunday in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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