2 Major League Baseball players killed in car crashes

Authorities in Dominican Republic say Major League Baseball players Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte were both killed in separate car crashes. That's according to The Associated Press.

A spokesman for the Kansas City Royals confirmed the tragic news about Ventura, one of their pitchers, to the AP.

Marte last played for the South Korean team, the kt wiz.

His last MLB team was the Arizona Diamondbacks.