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MLB pitcher Tyler Skagg’s was found dead earlier today.  The 27 year old just pitched against the Oakland A’s Saturday and was in Texas as his team the LA Angels were set to play the Texas Rangers.  Tonight’s game between the two has been canceled.

According to TMZ the Southlake Police Dept. in Texas says cops were called to the Hilton hotel at 2:18 PM about an “unconscious male in a room.”

A spokesperson from the sheriff’s office said “Officers arrived and found the male unresponsive and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.  At this time, no foul play is suspected. This investigation is ongoing and we will release pertinent information as it is available.”