Major League Baseball And Minnesota Twins Prospect Ryan Costello Found Dead At The Age Of 23 In His Hotel Room

November 19, 2019 13:18

Today is a sad day for the baseball world as we lost a gifted infielder, Ryan Costello.

R.I.P. Ryan Costello

Major League Baseball prospect Ryan Costello passed away on November 17 at the age of 23. Costello was found dead in his hotel room in Auckland, New Zealand.

Auckland Tuatara team released a statement regarding the passing of the Minnesota Twins prospect, ESPN reports:

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Auckland Tuatara third baseman Ryan Costello overnight in Auckland.

The Twins also broke silence on the tragedy:

We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ryan Costello.T he entire Twins organization sends our most sincere condolences to Ryan's family, friends, coaches, and teammates.

The Tuatara statement also included that "preliminary indications suggest" that Ryan died of natural causes, by no concrete cause of death was released as of yet.

Fans mourn the passing of Ryan Costello

@Margaret Sitko:

My heartfelt condolences

@Arica Leigh Kegley:

Prayers his family his team

@Lindsay Butler:

Too young. RIP

@Cleo Arezio:

Very sad Such a young man. Rest in Peace

Our thoughts and prayers go out to friends and family of Ryan Costello at this trying time.

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