Obituary: Hector Lopez (1929-2022)

RIP to Hector Lopez, an infielder/outfielder who won two World Series with the Yankees in the 1960s. He also became a barrier-breaking minor-league manager. Lopez died on September 29, in Hudson, Fla., from lung cancer He was 93 years old. Lopez played for the Kansas City Athletics (1955-59) and New York Yankees (1959-66). Hector Headley … Continue reading Obituary: Hector Lopez (1929-2022)

Nationals prospect Fausto Segura killed in Dominican Republic

RIP to Fausto Segura, a right-handed relief pitcher who had just completed his third season in the team's minor league system. He was killed in a motorcycle accident on January 12 while in the Dominican Republic. Segura was 23 years old. https://twitter.com/Nationals/status/1216784496240054273?s=20 Sportswriter Héctor Gómez broke the news on Z Digital. According to reports, Segura … Continue reading Nationals prospect Fausto Segura killed in Dominican Republic

Twins prospect dies in New Zealand

RIP to Ryan Costello, an infielder in the Minnesota Twins organization. It was announced that Costello died in Auckland, New Zealand, overnight. The 23-year-old had arrived in the country last week in preparation to play with the Auckland Tuatara of the Australian Baseball League over the winter. Initial reports indicate that Costello died of natural … Continue reading Twins prospect dies in New Zealand