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. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July.
The Southlake Police Dept. in Texas says cops were called to the Hilton hotel at 2:18 PM about an "unconscious male in a room."
The Southlake PD adds, "Officers arrived and found the male unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased at the scene."
"At this time, no foul play is suspected. This investigation is ongoing and we will release pertinent information as it is available."