Frankie De La Cruz death – MLB relief pitcher who starred for the Tigers and Marlins dies 'of heart attack' aged 37

MAJOR League Baseball relief pitcher Eulogio “Frankie” De La Cruz died on Sunday, according to league officials.

De La Cruz was 37 years old and died of a heart attack.

He was a crucial piece in a trade that took Miguel Cabrera from the Miami Marlins to the Detroit Tigers.

Toros del Este, De La Cruz’s Dominican winter league team, broke the news on Monday morning with a statement, according to TMZ.

“Our condolences to his family and friends for this terrible loss,” the statement read.

“Peace to your Soul!"

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