The father of Royals’ pitcher Edinson Volquez died earlier today in the Dominican Republic, according to Enrique Rojas from ESPN. Volquez is the starting pitcher for the Royals tonight and is currently pitching in game 1 of the World Series just a few hours after learning of his father’s passing.
Our @Enrique_Rojas1 reporting that Edinson Volquez learned about his father's death on the way to the ballpark today.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) October 28, 2015
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) October 27, 2015