Orioles prospect Ramon Ramirez killed in motorcycle accident

Baseball Orioles minor league infielder Ramon Ramirez was killed Saturday in the Dominican Republic when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle, team officials told MASN Sports.The 23-year-old was leaving a softball game when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle.  “We’re still piecing the details together,” director of player development Brian Graham told MASN. “It’s a really, really sad situation. He was a really good kid. Everybody liked him and it’s just a really sad situation.”Statement on the death of Ramon Ramirez: pic.twitter.com/gxvjX19aJQ— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) January 31, 2016MORE: Notable sports deaths of 2016 Baltimore signed Ramirez in July 2014 and he batted .286/.375/.357 with five doubles, two triples and 14 RBIs in 32 games with the Dominican Summer League tea

m.He appeared in 23 games last season, splitting time among three Orioles minor-league affiliates.


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