This is so sad.
On Saturday, Cincinnati Reds star Ryan Freel killed himself in his Florida home with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.
Freel's body was found Saturday afternoon, and as of now, medical examiners are making the final determination of his cause of death.
With his team and family mourning, they said:
"The Reds family is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Ryan Freel. His teammates and our fans loved him for how hard he played the game, and he loved giving back to the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends."
We can't even begin to fathom what his loved ones are feeling at this moment, but our condolences definitely go out to everyone who's affected by this tragedy.
[Image via Al Behrman/AP Images.]
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