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FRANK CASTILLO RUMORS

Frank Castillo becomes third ’97 Cubs SP to die

The Curse of the Billy Goat has nothing on the unfortunate fates that have befallen the starting pitching rotation of the 1997 Cubs. On Monday we learned that Frank Castillo became the third member of the 1997 Cubs starting rotation to die at a young age. Castillo, who was 44, drowned in an Arizona lake on Sunday. Former teammates Kevin Foster and Geremi Gonzalez both died in 2008...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Former pitcher Castillo drowns in Bartlett Lake

PHOENIX -- Authorities have recovered the body of former major league pitcher Frank Castillo after he apparently drowned at a lake northeast of Phoenix. Maricopa County sheriff's officials say divers pulled the 44-year-old's body out of Bartlett Lake on Monday afternoon. Family members and friends say Castillo wasn't a good swimmer, but he jumped off a pontoon boat...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher Frank Castillo drowns to death in lake

The body of former MLB pitcher Frank Castillo was pulled from a lake near his Arizona home on Sunday after he apparently drowned.According to authorities, Castillo was on a pontoon boat on Bartlett Lake with a friend when he decided jump to jump into the water for a swimming race. When Castillo, who friends say wasn't a good swimmer, did not come up from the water, his friend...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Body of ex-MLB pitcher found in lake

Authorities have recovered the body of former major league pitcher Frank Castillo after he apparently drowned Sunday at a lake northeast of Phoenix. Maricopa County sheriff's officials say divers pulled the 44-year-old's body out of Bartlett Lake on Monday afternoon. Family members and friends say Castillo wasn't a good swimmer, but he jumped off a pontoon boat Sunday...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Pitcher Frank Castillo Dies at Age 44

Former major league pitcher Frank Castillo, who spent parts of three seasons with the Red Sox, died Sunday in a drowning accident near his home in Arizona. He was 44. Castillo’s family released the following statement to KVIA in El Paso, Texas: “Frank Castillo died on Sunday in a drowning accident while with his family at a lake near his home. Frank was a wonderful son, terrific...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox pitcher Frank Castillo has died

Former Red Sox pitcher Frank Castillo drowned Sunday at a lake near his Arizona home, his family confirmed on Monday. He was 44 years old. Castillo was on a pontoon boat with a friend when he decided to go swimming Sunday afternoon. He never came back up. The right-hander was drafted by the Cubs and made his major league debut in 1991. He went on to pitch for six major league teams...
Via The Nosebleeds
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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