Tampa Bay Rays bullpen catcher and former minor league player Jean Ramirez passed away suddenly at 28.
The team confirmed his tragic death on social media and wrote: “In Loving Memory.”
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) January 11, 2022
The news of Ramirez’s death was difficult and unexpected, and the organization provided no other details.
The native of Puerto Rico died in Fort Worth, Texas, where he attended high school and still lived.
Forth Worth police did not release further information, and the medical examiner’s office will report the cause of death when available.
Tampa Bay Rays bullpen catcher Jean Ramirez died unexpectedly on Monday, the team announced on Tuesday. He was 28.
Ramirez spent his entire career with the Rays