The Royals played their first home game today since 25-year-old starting pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a January auto crash in his native Dominican Republic.
Kennedy allowed just two hits and two walks in six innings on a day where the Royals had a pregame tribute to Yordano Ventura, the Royals pitcher who was killed in a January auto crash.
An emotional moment came when Alex Gordon and Danny Duffy led a group of Royals onto the field carrying a banner with the words "ACE 30" honoring the late Yordano Ventura. The young pitcher, an instrumental part of back-to-back World Series trips, was killed in an off-season auto crash in the Dominican Republic.
"I feel very happy, but mostly thankful to God to be here with the Kansas City Royals for Opening Day and for throwing the first pitch".
The Kansas City Royals have yet to find a groove in the early going which isn't alarming unless the trend continues.
Before the home opener against the Oakland Athletics began, the Royals released hundreds of balloons to the sky, kicking off a stirring tribute to Ventura. And in the other lockers, there are framed pictures of Ventura with each of his respective teammates - reminders impossible for them to miss. A saxophonist played "Amazing Grace" during a video board display of Ventura on and off the field. "It's still heartbreaking to a lot of guys in there".
The mother of the 25-year-old Ventura, Marisol Hernandez, threw out the first pitch before the game against the Oakland A's. She then delivered the pitch to her son's longtime catcher, Salvador Perez.
"There's nothing that helps you prepare for something like this", Yost said. We just have to play for him.
The Royals (2-5) and Athletics (4-4) will resume their three game series on Wednesday night. "It makes you realize how lucky you are and not to take anything for granted, because it can all be taken away".
Cotton (1-1) threw seven scoreless innings, walked three and struck out six, including the side in the fourth.
In Kyrgyzstan, the State Committee for National Security confirmed the man's identity and said it would help the Russian probe. Russian forensic experts found his DNA on a bag left at the Vosstaniya Square subway station, the statement said.
The suspected truck driver is a 39-year-old Islamic State sympathizer from Uzbekistan, according to local media reports . The family of an 11-year-old Swedish girl have meanwhile confirmed she was one of the four people killed in the attack.
Troicki, who swept Carreno Busta in yesterday's second singles match, was the Davis Cup hero the last time Serbia played France. With teammate Jordan Thompson, 79 in the world, Kyrgios be relied on to take both singles rubbers.
Chinese conglomerate Le Eco has called off its proposed $2 billion purchase of television manufacturer Vizio in the latest U.S. A LeEco spokesperson also told Variety that calling off the acquisition won't have any impact on LeEco's other US businesses.
Another matter that didn't come up was the bankruptcy of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s nuclear reactor business. Xi thanked Trump for his hospitality and said the meeting had served the objective of advancing the U.S.
Were Trump to replace any of the three, a court that generally leans right would have a rock-solid conservative majority. The Senate on Friday voted 54-45 to confirm the 49-year-old Colorado judge nominated by President Donald Trump .
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Video posted to Facebook and Twitter showed the man being dragged out of his seat and down the aisle of Flight 3411 Sunday night. The passenger reportedly had tried to explain he was a doctor who also needed to be in Louisville - to see patients.
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Arthur just cruised that race, Derek rode so well and I'm just a bit lost for words really. I can't believe it. "I never thought I would be in their exalted company", she said.
Criminal case judge fatally shot outside his Chicago home
The FBI has offered a reward for information leading to an arrest and the police urge anyone with information to come forward. He'd been on the court since October 1999 when the Illinois Supreme Court appointed him to fill a vacancy.
Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect
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Kiwanis Easter egg hunt to be held at Starr Elementary
The event is open to children ages 9 and younger who are divided into four age groups for the race for plastic Easter eggs. Cardwell's Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is great value at only £8.95 and places can be booked by phoning 01475 521536.
Women fight for equal pay
Over fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women continue to earn about eighty percent as much money as men. Although women make up about half of the college-educated workforce, females are still underpaid in comparison to men.
Trump, Saudi king discuss US strikes on Syria
Yildirim also said Turkey supported and welcomed what he termed the USA "response" to Tuesday's chemical weapons attack in Idlib. The administration of US President Donald Trump said in January it would consider setting up safe zones in Syria.
West Virginia House backs abortion notification change
They are still projecting an overall budget shortfall of about $123 million in the fiscal year that ends June 30, Hardy said . It also didn't make cuts to higher education or to secondary school education, while providing a pay raise for teachers.
Bryant, Cubs break out in 11-6 win over Brewers
He will likely be tested for a concussion and will likely be out of the lineup for Saturday's game in Milwaukee . Anderson did not disappoint even as the Cubs fell 2-1 in 11 innings to the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.