LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Angels beginning pitcher Tyler Skaggs has died on the age of 27 whereas touring with the staff in Texas, the Angels stated on Monday.
“It’s with nice sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs handed away earlier in the present day in Texas,” the staff stated in an announcement, which didn’t reveal the reason for dying.
“Tyler has, and all the time shall be, an essential a part of the Angels Household. Our ideas and prayers are along with his spouse Carli and his whole household throughout this devastating time.”
Main League Baseball stated it had postponed Monday night time’s sport, when the Angeles had been because of play the Texas Rangers.
The Southlake Police Division stated officers responded to a name about an unconscious male in a Hilton resort room.
When officers arrived they discovered Skaggs unresponsive and he was pronounced useless on the scene.
“Presently, no foul play is suspected,” the police stated in an announcement.
Skaggs, a Southern California native, was drafted out of highschool by the Angels within the first spherical of the 2009 draft and made his huge league debut in 2012.
He posted a profession ERA of four.41 in 96 begins.
Reporting by Rory Carroll; Modifying by Ken Ferris