Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in Texas on Monday morning, the team has announced.
The 27-year-old had just pitched against the Oakland As on Saturday. The team is currently in Texas to play the Rangers.
Details surrounding his death are unclear. Major League Baseball has cancelled Monday night’s game as a result.
The Angels issued a statement 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.”