Saturday was a bittersweet day in Surprise, Ariz. As the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers took the field for their Cactus League opener, there were mixed feelings and emotions. Sure, the excitement that’s always attached to the first spring training game was palpable.
Ventura was honored with a video tribute and a commemorative plaque prior to the Royals' first spring training game.
Regaining trust in his torn ACL is part of the rehabilitation, and the process for Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas involved passing a couple of big tests, one last year, another recently. Last September, some four months after he tore his right ACL in a collision with left fielder Alex Gordon while