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Former Athletics minor leaguer Miguel Marte dies at age 30 due to coronavirus

Mark Townsend
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The Oakland Athletics announced Friday that former minor league player Miguel Marte has died from complications brought on by COVID-19. He was 30.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Marte played in the A’s organization from 2008-12.

He showed promise and provided versatility early in his career, logging time at catcher, first base and outfield. He advanced as far as single-A ball, hitting .230/.275/.331 with three home runs in his final season. For his professional career, Marte hit a combined .251 with 16 homers and 117 RBI.

A GoFundMe has been created to support Marte's family. He is survived by his wife, Jasmin, twin girls and a young son.

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