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The Baltimore Orioles has announced that a member of its minor league farm system has passed away. Ramon Ramirez, a minor league infielder, was killed in a motorcycle accident last night in the Dominican Republic.

This comes a few days after the Houston Astros lost a minor league in the Dominican Republic as well. 20-year-old Jose Rosario was killed a week ago this evening, which also came in a motorcycle accident.

“As a member of the Orioles organization, Ramon worked tirelessly to make the most of his opportunity to play professional baseball,” said Dan Duquette, the team’s executive vice president of baseball operations. “Our thoughts are with his family, friends, teammates and coaches as we mourn this unimaginable loss.”

According to media reports, Ramirez was reportedly hit by another vehicle. His girlfriend, who was riding on the back of the motorcycle, survived. She reportedly suffered a broken leg.

The crash happened near his hometown of La Romana, Dominican Republic.

He joined the Orioles as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Upon signing, he joined the O’s Dominican Republic’s Summer League, where he played in 32 games.

He began the season with the Gulf Coast League Orioles. Then, he was promoted to the Aberdeen IronBirds in the short-season A ball.

He also made it up to the Advanced A ball Frederick KeysThis season, he had nine hits in 63 at-bats in the three minor league levels.

During his short-lived career, he had a .238 batting average with 18 RBI’s and 11 stolen bases.


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