The Los Angeles Angels have confirmed pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Mondays game against the Texas Rangers. He was 27
The Los Angeles Angels please confirm pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July.
Police in Southlake, Texas, responded to reports of an unconscious guy in a inn office on Monday morning. Skaggs was pronounced dead at the situation. Police said the death was not being treated as questionable.
” It is with huge mourning that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas ,” an Angels proclamation said.” Tyler has, and ever will be, an important part of the Angels Family. Our thoughts and petitions are with his wife Carli and his part lineage during this devastating time .”
Skaggs, who was from the Los Angeles area, was selected by the Angels in the first-round of the 2009 enlist. He was later sold to the Arizona Diamondbacks but rejoined the Angels in 2013. He was having one of the best seasons of his career in 2019 and was part of the team’s starting rotation.
Skaggs was picked by the Angels in the same draft as his teammate Mike Trout. Trout paid tribute to Skaggs in a tweet on Monday night.” Utterances cannot say the deep sadness we feel right now ,” made Trout.” Our thoughts and devotions are with Carli and their families. Remembering him as a great teammate, friend, and person who will forever remain in our stomaches … we love you, 45.”
The Angels cancelled Monday night’s game against the Rangers. The bulletin comes 10 times after another Angels pitcher, Nick Adenhart, was killed at the age of 22 by a drunk move.