Obituary: Rocky Craig (1950-2022)

RIP to Rocky Craig, an outfielder with a six-year career in the minor leagues in the 1970s with the Royals, Astros and Padres organizations. He died on March 14 at the age of 72, after a recurrence of lung cancer. A friend and former teammate let me know of his passing and requested a remembrance … Continue reading Obituary: Rocky Craig (1950-2022)

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