Angels announce passing of pitcher Tyler Skaggs at 27

Angels announce passing of pitcher Tyler Skaggs at 27
Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away on Monday in Texas.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KFVS) - The Los Angeles Angels announced the passing of pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

He was 27 years old.

The Angels tweeted he passed away on Monday, July 1 in Texas.

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred issued the following statement on Monday:

“I am deeply saddened by today’s tragedy in Texas. All of us at Major League Baseball extend our deepest condolences to Tyler’s wife Carli, their family, their friends and all of his Angels’ teammates and colleagues. We will support the Angels’ organization through this most difficult period, and we will make a variety of resources available to Tyler’s teammates and other members of the baseball family.”
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred

The Rangers also released a statement:

“The Texas Rangers organization wants to express its deepest sympathies to the family of Tyler Skaggs and to the entire Angels organization on this shocking loss. The thoughts and prayers of every member of the Texas Rangers and all of their fans are with the Angels organization at this difficult time.”

The Texas Rangers announced its game on Monday night against the Angels was postponed to a date yet to be determined.

Skaggs just pitched five innings against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, June 23 with three strikeouts and no runs. The Angels won that game 6-4.

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