The A's are mourning the loss of former Athletic minor leaguer Miguel Marte, who passed away earlier this week due to complications from COVID-19. Marte played in the A's system from 2008-2012. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.https://t.co/PV7UEuAuvL pic.twitter.com/mVeLdOUciU
— Oakland A's (@Athletics) May 1, 2020
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.
Players and the entire baseball community mourn the passing of Miguel Marte. We extend our most sincere condolences to Miguel’s family. https://t.co/JExOHtiBrF
— MLBPA (@MLB_PLAYERS) May 1, 2020
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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