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Tyler Skaggs, Los Angeles Angels pitcher, dies at 27

Tyler Skaggs, a 27-year-old pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, died on Monday, the franchise announced. There was no immediate word on the cause of his death.

Skaggs was reportedly with the Angels, who were preparing for a road series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington. The team released a statement on the news.

Skaggs had just pitched on Saturday in Anaheim against the Oakland Athletics. Monday's game between the Angels and the Rangers has been postponed.