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Oscar Taveras of the Cardinals has died in a car crash

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The outfielder was just 22 years old.

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Outfielder Oscar Taveras of the St. Louis Cardinals has died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. He was just 22 years old. One of baseball's most highly-touted prospects in recent years, Taveras made his major league debut this year and played in the National League Championship Series just ten days ago. Our thoughts here are with Taveras's friends and family.