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Saturday, February 09, 2019

Yordano Ventura’s guaranteed contract still not paid two years after death; estate is broke

Two years after Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a single-car crash in his native Dominican Republic, the $20.25 million remaining on his contract has not been paid.

And his estate is broke.

Ventura’s 5-year-old daughter is listed as the sole heir of his estate, according to court documents. As the executor of the estate, her mother has hired attorneys to pursue the money left on the contract. The matter is currently being negotiated between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, a grievance process that is kept confidential, multiple sources told The Star.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: February 09, 2019 at 06:18 AM | 23 comment(s)
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