Angels Shockingly Announce Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Died in Texas

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 29: Tyler Skaggs #45 of the Los Angeles Angels pitches in the first inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 29, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
Oakland Athletics v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim | Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Angels have delivered some terrible news to the baseball world. On Monday, the team announced 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away in Texas.

The Angels vs. Rangers game scheduled for Monday night has been canceled.

Absolutely devastating. This comes 10 years after the passing of Nick Adenhart, who was just 22 at the time.

It was reported earlier that the Angels' clubhouse was closed for a meeting and members of the media were sent away. The Angels then left the ballpark on their team bus before the news dropped.

In 15 starts this season, the former first-round pick posted a 7-7 record with a 4.29 ERA. In seven MLB seasons, the left-hander was 28-38 with a 4.41 ERA and 1.31 WHIP. His first two years came with the Arizona Diamondbacks before he joined the Halos.

Details of Skaggs' passing are still unknown at this point, so stay tuned for updates regarding the matter.