Tigers minor leaguer dies at 27

Detroit Tigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died Monday from head injuries suffered Friday in a skateboarding accident. He was 27.Numata was playing for Double-A Erie SeaWolves.Numata, a 14th-round pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in 2010, was in that franchise’s system until 2017. He was a minor leaguer with the New York Yankees last season before signing with Detroit in November.

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