Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Dead at 27

July 01, 2019 - 6:45 pm

(105.3 The Fan) - Tonight's game between the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers has been postponed after pitcher Tyler Skaggs died today in Texas, according to both clubs.

 

 

Southlake police released a statement saying they responded to a call of an unconscious person male in a room at the Hilton hotel at 1400 Plaza Place. Officers arrived and found Skaggs unresponsive and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Southlake police say no foul play is suspected in the 27-year-olds death.

"Tonight's scheduled game between the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park In Arlington has been postponed due to the tragic passing of Tyler Skaggs. 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 Angels released the following statement:

 

 

The Rangers have called a press conference. Stay tuned to 105.3 The Fan for more.

This is a developing news story.