Tyler Skaggs, who was just a 27-year-old pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels, was found dead in his hotel room on monday 1st of july.
Stunningly, he last pitched for the Angels on Saturday night, just two days ago.
A cause of death has yet to be revealed, the Southlake Police Department said in a statement. No foul play is suspected, according to authorities.
Angels statement on the passing of Tyler Skaggs. pic.twitter.com/6XA2Vu1uWV
— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) July 1, 2019
Monday night’s game has been postponed as a result of the tragedy.
There is no word yet on how Skaggs passed away.
Southlake Police said they responded to a call of an unconscious man in a room in the Hilton hotel at 1400 Plaza Place.
Officers arrived and found Skaggs unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, no foul play is suspected, but police said the investigation is ongoing.
“We would like to extend our condolences to the Skaggs family and to the Los Angeles Angels organization,” Southlake Police said in a statement.
The Rangers released the following statement Monday afternoon:
“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. Tonight’s game will be made up at a date to be determined”.
But Words cannot express the deep sadness his fans feel right now Because tyler skaggs is no more with us.