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Former Dominican MLB player Odalis Perez dies

Former Dominican MLB player Odalis Perez dies

According to multiple reports, confirmed by the president of the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball Players Association, the player lost his life at home on the afternoon of Thursday, March 10.

Baseball Dominican Republic in mourning as multiple reports have confirmed that a previous launcher for Big LeaguesAnd the Odalis Perezlost his life on Thursday afternoon, March 10.

According to the initial reports confirmed by Eric AlmontePresident National Federation of Professional Baseball Players of the Dominican Republic (FENAPEPRO)To journalist Dionisio Soldevila of Diario Libre newspaper, Perez, 43, was alone in his house when he slid down a ladder. The first to find the body of the former player was his brother after six in the afternoon today.

Wallen BatistaAttorney PerezConfirmed the unfortunate death of the player Spanish. “About seven o’clock in the evening, your brother, Christian PerezHe came home and found Odalis lying in the yard of the house. We don’t know the official reasons, but everything seems to point to that Odalis I slipped on the ladder. Now the body remains in the house until the arrival of the coroner. “This is a disgrace,” the lawyer said. Enrique Rogas.

The home of Matas de Varvan in Dominican Republic He had ten years of working in Big leaguesis particularly remembered for his time in Los Angeles DodgersA group with more success. was a player in Atlanta Braves (The team he made his MLB debut with), Kansas City Royals And the Washington citizens.

I got an invite star game From MLB In 2004, his best year in the “big topHis career peaked in 2008 with 1,335 runs, 4.46 ERAs, 920 strokes, and 338 walks.

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In Dominican football he plays alongside Black Chosen And the east starsHe began his career in 1996 and culminated in the corresponding campaign of 2011-12. In addition, he had a brief period in Independent Major League Baseball from the United States of America.

The last time the former player was seen in the press was at the end of 2021 and the beginning of this year, when he was an important part of the people who claimed his compatriot’s innocence, Juan Encarnacionin front of the Palace of Justice in Ciudad Nueva in the Dominican capital, opposite A The crime he was accused of and eventually released.

This note has been updated with information provided by Enrique Rojas, Senior Editor, ESPN Digital.