Eli Smith displays a patch in honor of David Foster before the team played Thursday morning in Omaha, Nev.

Eli Smith displays a patch in honor of David Foster before the team played Thursday morning in Omaha, Neb. Foster was killed May 31 in an automobile accident.

David Foster’s baseball teammates are paying tribute to him this week as they play in Omaha, Neb. A black patch with his No. 23 and initials is sewn onto the uniform sleeve of each player.

Foster, who was killed May 31 in an automobile accident, had planned to make the trip with the team.

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