Video: Last night’s pre-game moment of silence for Oscar Taveras and Edilia Arvelo

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In case you missed this touching tribute before Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night …

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Yordano Ventura, the Royals’ Game 6 starter and a fellow Dominican, dedicated his outing to Taveras before he took the mound. Ventura went on to pitch seven scoreless innings in Kansas City’s 10-0 win.

The baseball world reacts to news of Kobe Bryant’s death

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Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were two of nine people who died in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, California earlier today. Bryant’s death sent shockwaves throughout the basketball world, as well as the sports world at large. Here were a few reactions from the baseball world.

We certainly echo these sentiments, sending our condolences to the families and friends of those affected today. What a sad day.