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June 4, 2017 9:44 AM Edinson Volquez pitches no-hitter, dedicates it to Yordano Ventura and Jose Fernandez

Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez pitched the first no-hitter of the year against the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday at Marlins Park. The 33-year-old Volquez struck out all three of the D-backs’ batters in the ninth inning for 10 strikeouts total. The Marlins won 3-0, and the home crowd roared. The day started out shaky, as Volquez turned his right 51

June 4, 2017 1:12 AM Edinson Volquez overcomes injury scare, odds to throw MLB's first no-hitter in over a year

The first no-hitter of 2017 displayed a keen sense of dramatic timing, and belongs to the pitcher with more losses thus far this season than anyone in baseball. Thirty-three-year-old Marlins righty Edinson Volquez allowed just two walks in a complete game shutout of the Diamondbacks, and he did it all in only 98 pitches. All that after tweaking his ankle 58

June 3, 2017 11:25 PM Edinson Volquez dedicates no-hitter to Yordano Ventura, Jose Fernandez

After striking out Diamondbacks hitter Chris Owings to complete his first career no-hitter Saturday, Marlins pitcher Edinson Volquez dedicated his performance to two dear friends. In his postgame interview, Volquez paid tribute to pitchers Yordano Ventura and Jose Fernandez, who both tragically died in the past year. Volquez and Ventura were teammates 21

June 3, 2017 11:14 PM LOOK: Edinson Volquez wishes late Yordano Ventura a happy birthday before no-hitter

Edinson Volquez and Yordano Ventura were teammates on the Royals for two seasons. On Saturday, Marlins right-hander threw a no-hitter against the Diamondbacks on the mound that belonged to the late Jose Fernandez. Before Volquez set about making baseball history, another ace gone far too soon was on his mind. Take a look at what Volquez posted to Instagram 116

March 20, 2017 10:10 PM Tragedies Lead to Calls for Change in the Dominican Republic

Players such as Edwin Encarnacion are leading a charge to educate their countrymen on the dangers of reckless driving to prevent future fatalities Amaury Telemaco was devastated this winter when, on a single January night, two professional baseball players died in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic. As the Latin American pitching coordinator 86

February 6, 2017 4:00 PM RHP Hammel gets 2-year deal to join Royals rotation

Hammel posted career-best win total in 2016 The Kansas City Royals bolstered their rotation Sunday, agreeing to a two-year, $16 million deal with free agent right-hander Jason Hammel. Hammel pitched for the Chicago Cubs last season but never got into a postseason game during the club's run to a World Series championship. He posted a career-best win total 46

February 6, 2017 4:00 PM Report: Royals agree to two-year deal with P Hammel

The Royals reportedly have filled the hole in their starting rotation left by the passing of Yordano Ventura, agreeing to a two-year contract with right-hander Jason Hammel. The signing was reported by several outlets Sunday night, including FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Hammel, 34, has been pitching in the majors since 2006, when he made his big-league 34

January 23, 2017 2:09 PM Yordano Ventura Tributes Pour In At KC Royals Stadium

K.C. Royals fans flocked to Kauffman Stadium on Sunday to pay tribute to Yordano Ventura -- the 25-year-old pitcher who was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic over the weekend. Flowers, notes, balloons, candles and more were placed around the stadium ... most tributes bearing his nickname, "Ace." Ventura was a favorite among Royals fans -- not only did he have a blazing 24

January 22, 2017 11:39 PM Yordano Ventura's inner fire was both his blessing and his curse

In a touching Twitter tribute to Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals teammate Christian Colon alluded to the demeanor that made the young pitcher such an enigma to outside observers. Ventura, the brilliant but emotionally erratic flamethrower who perished in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday, was fueled by an intense desire 44

January 22, 2017 6:47 PM Yordano Ventura's death leaves baseball in shock

The news of? Yordano Ventura's death spread quickly Sunday morning and pierced the veneer of a sports world focused on football playoffs and Grand Slam tennis. And with each new expression of grief or tweet of confirmation, we all experienced the same sequence of emotions: shock and disbelief, followed by a grudging sense of acceptance and an emptiness 31