In a shocking announcement, the Los Angeles Angels have announced pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away this morning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas. The Angels released a brief statement on Twitter saying, “It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas. Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the Angels family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Carli and his entire family during this devastating time.”
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has released a statement, saying ““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.”
Monday’s game against Texas has been canceled as a result.
There are not any confirmed reports of the cause of death at this moment, but we will be sure to update you as we receive any further information.
During this time, the MFST family sends its thoughts and prayers to the Skaggs family.
While there is no official statement yet, we are hearing Tyler’s death is the result of an overdose with no foul play suspected.
The Southlake PD adds, “Officers arrived and found the male unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.”“At this time, no foul play is suspected. This investigation is ongoing and we will release pertinent information as it is available.”
Police will make an official statement later tonight…
From police regarding the death of @Angels Tyler Skaggs: No foul play is suspected. The investigation is ongoing. He was found dead in his hotel room this afternoon. Police were called to the Hilton at 2:18 p.m.
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