This is an absolutely heartbreaking example of a bright star that never got a chance to shine to its full potential.
22-year-old Oscar Taveras, regarded as one of the top prospects in MLB, tragically died on Sunday after a fatal car accident in his home of the Dominican Republic.
The St. Louis Cardinals outfielder was reportedly driving on the highway with his 18-year-old girlfriend Edilia Arvelo when he lost control of his car and drove off the road. Edilia also died in the crash.
Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak spoke out about the sad news, saying: