Royals’ Dayton Moore Says Club Educates Players About Use Of Alcohol, Pornography


By Rustin Dodd

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In the months after Yordano Ventura died in a car crash on a mountainous road in the Dominican Republic, the Royals sought to educate their players on the dangers and risks involved with being a professional athlete.

The mission was not new. The Royals have preached awareness on sensitive and important issues for years, bringing speakers to spring training, meeting in small groups and discussing topics such as alcohol abuse, drinking and driving and the use of pornography.

“We’ve done a lot of leadership stuff with our players,” Dayton Moore said Tuesday, two days after…click here to continue reading