MLB Freshman Oscar Taveras Dead At 22

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras has  died in a car accident near his home in the Dominican Republic, according to his agent Brian Mejia.

The 22-year-old’s girlfriend also died in the crash.

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak was devastated, but said,

“Obviously, we have deep condolences to his family. We are still waiting for more details before issuing a full statement.”