Royals to honor Ventura with uniform patch

Royals to honor Ventura with uniform patch

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.

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. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.