Who was Odalis Pérez and what was his cause of death? Tributes Pour In As “’Former MLB pitcher” dead at 44 – Wife, Kids, Net Worth, and, More: The baseball community is currently mourning the demise of a legend. As per several media reports, Former MLB pitcher Odalis Pere has passed away at the age of 44 following an accident at his house. The LA Dodgers star is stated to have slipped from the ladder in the Dominican Republic where he lived. The death news of the former pitcher is officially confirmed by his attorney. The lawyer of Pere informed ESPN: “We do not know yet the real cause of his death, but everything looks to indicate Odalis slipped down a ladder. This is sad and tragic as well.” Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Who was Odalis Pérez?
Attorney Walin Batista further added that “Around 07:00 PM, his brother Cristian Pere reached the house and discovered Odalis lying in the patio.” Following reports of his death, The Dodgers wrote a Tweet which reads that “The Los Angeles Dodgers grief the passing of former pitcher and the year 2002 All-Star Odalis Perez. Our deepest thoughts are with his friends and family.”
Odalis Pérez Death Cause
Perez started her career with the Atlanta Braves in the year 1998 at that time he was just 20 years old. He spent 3 seasons there prior to a move to the Los Angeles Dodgers where he made an All-Star appearance in the year 2002 and was part of a 4-player trade that sent Gary Sheffield to the Braves. In his first season in Los Angeles, 2002, Perez made the All-Star Game for the only time in his career and concluded the season with career bests in wins (15), starts (32), ERA (3.00), and strikeouts (155). He also hit his lone career home run that year particularly.
How did Odalis Pérez die?
After 5 seasons he moved to Kansas City Royals (2006-07) and Washington Nationals (2008) prior to concluding his career with the Washington Nationals. He was the first player to throw a pitch in their new stadium. The career of Pere watched the pitcher play 252 times with a 4.46 ERA and a 73-82 record.
The Wife Of Former MLB pitcher Odalis Pérez
The former MLB pitcher was married but separated from his wife. His separated wife Evelina Garcia was a famous television present and a model. The couple always had issues with their marriage and decided to end that. As per several sources, the reason they had trouble working out their marriage was because of the alcohol addiction of Perez.
It has been stated that he used to drink a lot and compared to playing baseball, he preferred drinking all day. Evelina attempted to work out their wedding but it was near impossible to make Perez sober, she finally decided to part her ways. The duo also had a daughter together Ambar Evelina born in the year 2008.