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Andy Marte and Yordano Ventura, who died on Jan. 22 in separate car accidents in the Dominican Republic, share another coincidental tie.

On Aug. 6 , 2014 in Phoenix, Marté made his final appearance in an major-league game, striking out swinging as a pinch-hitter for the Diamondbacks in the ninth inning and ending a 4-3 Royals win.

Ventura started the game for the Royals. He went 6 innings and was the winning pitcher.

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