Texas Rangers prospect involved in a fatal accident in the Dominican Republic


Weeks after Oscar Tavares’ death comes news of another tragedy. From Kelsie Heneghan of MiLB.com:

Ronald Guzman, the Rangers’ 17th-ranked prospect, was involved in a fatal car crash early Tuesday morning in his hometown of La Vega, Dominican Republic, the Associated Press reported.¬†According to police, Guzman was driving a Ford Explorer that collided with a motorcycle, killing 27-year-old motorcyclist Eleazar Garcia. The Dominican Republic National Police has filed a report and Guzman could learn Wednesday if charges will be filed.

Guzman spent last season in Class A Hickory where he hit .218 with six homers and 63 RBIs in 118 games.