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Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Dead at 27

Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Dead at 27

Tyler Skaggs, a 27-year-old pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, passed away Monday in Texas, the team announced via Twitter. Police responded to reports of an unconscious man in a hotel room; no foul play is suspected, and an investigation into the cause of death is ongoing. Monday’s game against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, will be rescheduled. Following news of Skaggs’ death, Angels center fielder Mike Trout posted a touching tribute to his teammate. “Words cannot express the deep sadness we feel right now,” Trout tweeted. “Our thoughts and prayers are with [Skaggs’ wife] Carli and their families. Remembering him as a great teammate, friend, and person who will forever remain in our hearts. We love you, 45.”

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