Andy Marte, who was once the top prospect in baseball, was killed this weekend in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.
The agency that represented Marte confirmed his death via Twitter.
Marte, a third baseman, made his MLB debut in 2005 with the Atlanta Braves, and made his last MLB appearance in 2014 with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He was a career .218 hitter, with 21 career home runs.
Marte was 33.