Baltimore Orioles Minor League infielder Ramon Ramirez was killed in a motorcycle accident on Saturday in the Dominican Republic.
"Our entire organization is deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic death of Ramon Ramirez," the team said in a statement.
"As a member of the Orioles organization, Ramon worked tirelessly to make the most of his opportunity to play professional baseball. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, teammates, and coaches as we mourn this unimaginable loss."
Ramirez, 23, was riding with his girlfriend on the back of the motorcycle when they were struck by another vehicle. His girlfriend survived, suffering a broken leg.