Rays announce death of Jean Ramírez, their bullpen catcher

The Tampa Bay Rays announced the unfortunate passing of their Puerto Rican bullpen catcher, Jean Ramírez, at 28 years of age. The reason for his departure was not explained by the club.

«He brought passion and energy every day to our clubhouse and bullpen. His love for the Rays and baseball was evident to everyone who interacted with him,» Rays manager Kevin Cash said in a news release issued. by the team.

Blake Snell, a MLB figure, also showed his condolences through social media. «This hurts a lot,» wrote the now San Diego Padres pitcher.