Former New York Mets prospect Darwyn Encarnacion died following a horrific automobile crash within the Dominican Republic this week.
He was simply 21 years outdated.
In keeping with MLB insider Hector Gomez, Encarnacion was driving an SUV on Wednesday when it tumbled off a bridge and crashed right into a ditch under it.
The previous outfielder, in keeping with a number of reviews, had one way or the other survived the preliminary impression, however died at an area hospital a short while later.
A Mets academy government within the Dominican Republic confirmed Encarnacion’s tragic passing to Gomez … saying, “He was a terrific human being, very disciplined, respectful and well mannered. He performed with us for only one yr, in 2019. He was even utilizing his scholarship that the group gave him when he signed and was at the moment finding out at college.”
Encarnacion signed a minor league contract with the Mets in March 2019 … and, just a few months later, performed for his or her Dominican Summer time League group.
He logged 113 at-bats in 35 video games … tallying one dwelling run, 10 steals and a .248 batting common. He was ultimately launched by the group in Oct. 2020.