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Tyler Skaggs

Tyler Skaggs

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 4"/215 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Woodland Hills, California
Draft: 2009 0th round by the
  • Halos Today

    Angels Notes: Astros Showdown, Kevin Pillar Importance, and Skaggs' Legacy

    The Los Angeles Angels prepare to take on the Houston Astros at home, asserting their recent uplift in momentum following a noteworthy series against the Padres. Veteran Angels outfielder Kevin Pillar is embracing his role as a mentor, shaping the next generation of players. A former Angels infielder continues his professional baseball journey, signing with an American League powerhouse. After a season at Triple-A level with a National League team, he steps down to Double-A, aiming to revitalize his career with some new challenges.

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    Angels News: Tyler Skaggs' Legacy Lives On in New MLB Opioid Initiative

    Major League Baseball is one of many partners in a new White House initiative to decrease the likelihood of opioid overdoses, like the one that contributed to the death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in 2019. Nearly five years ago, Skaggs was found dead in a Texas hotel room, the result of a toxic ingestion of oxycodone, fentanyl, and ethanol. Former Angels communications director Eric Kay, who illegally distributed oxycodone pills to Skaggs and other Angels players,was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison in the wake of Skaggs' death.