Royals honor late Yordano Ventura before home opener vs A's
The Royals honored Yordano Ventura, who was killed in January in a vehicle accident in the Dominican Republic.
The Royals have lost seven straight to the A's.
Oakland Athletics' Ryan Madson returns to dugout after getting third put of 8th inning during 4-2 win over Anaheim Angels during A's home opener at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 3, 2017. Cotton settled for a no-decision at Kansas City on September 13 after allowing three runs - one earned - and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. But the mistake he threw to Davis proved to be decisive.
The Royals were shut out in their home opener for the first time since Bert Blyleven blanked them in 1971.
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Santiago Casilla replaced Cotton and struck out all three batters he faced on 16 pitches in the eighth.
Davis, the only A's player to reach base safely in the first eight games, has four home runs after hitting none in spring training. Left-hander Sean Doolittle worked the ninth for his first save.
Kennedy pitched well on the mound where Ventura once dazzled, allowing only two hits and two walks over six innings. Designated hitter Brandon Moss struck out to end the game. The young pitcher, an instrumental part of their back-to-back World Series appearances, was killed in an offseason auto crash in the Dominican Republic. Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins and Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals both passed unexpectedly. Pictures of him flashed on the massive, crown-shaped video board in center field and there was a moment of silence before a saxophonist began to play "Amazing Grace".
The pre-game ceremony concluded with Royals manager Ned Yost escorting Ventura's mother, Marisol Hernandez, and grandfather, Raul Hernandez, out to the mound to throw out the first pitch to Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Victor Baez, the Royals' Dominican Academy coordinator and a father figure to Ventura, was in the Buck O'Neil seat.
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