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    Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and one of the top prospects of the past several seasons, died today in an auto accident in his native Dominican Republic, Dominican police confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.Taveras' girlfriend also died in the crash, accordoing to police in Puerto Plata.
    Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak expressed his condolences to the family, but said the team was awaiting more details before making a formal announcement.
    Lieutenant Junior Lopez Reyes of the Puerto Plata police confirmed Taveras and his girlfriend had died.


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    Sad news. This kid was gonna have an amazing future in the bigs.


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    Re: Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

    heard this during game 5 - sad event . This kid had a ton of potential.
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    Re: Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras dies in car accident

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
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    Sad news. This kid was gonna have an amazing future in the bigs. [/FONT][/COLOR]
    It is sad when someone so young dies, and particularly sad here as he had a great career ahead of him. My sympathies to his family.
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