Mets minor leaguer dies of apparent heart attack

BY foxsports • October 25, 2009

New York Mets minor league pitcher Rafael Castro has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 18. Castro died Friday at the Mets' academy in Carabobo, Venezuela. The Mets announced his death Saturday. Castro had spent two years with the Mets' team in the Venezuelan Summer League. The right-handed pitcher was from Colombia.



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