How did Julio Lugo die and what was his cause of death? Former MLB player died at age 45: The demise is a piece of heart-wrenching news for anyone and it is difficult to accept the death news of your favorite star whether he belongs to the world of sports. We are encountered today with another death news of former MLB shortstop which is a big loss for the world of sports. As per the report, ex-MLB shortstop Julio Lugo has passed away, and his death news is officially confirmed by his family who informed this tragic news Enrique Rojas Of ESPN Deportes. His fans and colleagues are devasted after learning the sudden demise of news and it is difficult for them to accept this bitter truth. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
How did Julio Lugo die?
However, the actual cause of his sudden demise is believed to be cardiac arrest. Lugo passed away on Monday, 15th November 2021 and he was set to turn 46 on Tuesday, 16th November. Lugo spent parts of twelve seasons (2000-2011) in Major League Baseball and concluded up being a bit of a journeyman. He played for the Astros for parts of 4 seasons then the Rays for parts of 4 seasons.
Julio Lugo Death Cause
Later on, he spent part of 3 seasons with the Red Sox and had one-year-or-fewer stints with Cardinals, Dodgers, Orioles, and Braves. He was born in the Dominican Republic, Lugo completed his high school in Brooklyn and then played for Connors State College which is in Warner, Oklahoma. He was drafted in the 43rd round in the year 1994. Starting in Low-A ball in the year 1995, He advanced slowly but regularly through the minors and debuted in the majors in the year 2000 when he was 24 years old.
In his twelve years, Lugo hit 269/.333/.384 (87 OPS+) with 1,279 hits, 34 triples, 475 RBI, 238 doubles, 80 home runs, 198 stolen bases, 688 runs, and 13.5 WAR. He was the Red Sox’s everyday shortstop in the year 2007 when they won the World Series. At that time 4 game Fall Classic sweep of the Rockies, Lugo was 5 for 13 (385) with a double and RBI and 2-runs scored. After Lugo’s final MLB game, Lugo kept playing, taking part in the Dominican Winter League, the Caribbean Series and after that independent ball in the year 2013. At the time of passing Lugo was 45 years old.
Our deepest thoughts are with his family