Obituary: Jarrod Patterson (1973-2020)

RIP to Jarrod Patterson, a corner infielder who had two brief stints in the major leagues as well as a pretty substantial career in the minors and in indie ball. Patterson, 46, was killed in a car accident on March 11. He played for the Detroit Tigers (2001) and Kansas City Royals (2003). According to … Continue reading Obituary: Jarrod Patterson (1973-2020)

Former MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car accident

Late last night (December 6), it was reported that Luis Valbuena, 33, and Jose Castillo, 37, were killed in a car accident. More details are coming in this morning. I will try to update this post as needed. Separate posts about the two players will be forthcoming. Valbuena and Castillo were teammates on the Cardenales … Continue reading Former MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car accident

Stockton Ports bullpen catcher among three killed in car accident

The Stockton Ports, the Single-A affiliate of the Oakland A's, announced that bullpen catcher Angel Muñoz died in a car accident on Sunday, December 2. Muñoz, 19, was killed along with two of his friends, Sean Acosta, 20, and Kurtis Acosta, 19. The Modesto Bee reports that the three Stockton, Calif., residents were driving in … Continue reading Stockton Ports bullpen catcher among three killed in car accident