Ryan Costello Bio – Ryan Costello Wiki
Ryan Costello was an American professional baseball infielder. He was drafted in 2017 by the Seattle Mariners in the 31st round. He was a Midwest League midseason All-Star with Class A Clinton in 2018. On July 30, 2018, he was traded to the Twins along with right-hander Chase De Jong for lefty Zach Duke.
Costello split the 2019 season between Class A Advanced Fort Myers and Double-A Pensacola, and combined to hit 15 home runs and drive in 46 runs with a .223/.343/.412 slash line in 108 games. He smacked a solo homer in Game 3 of the Southern League semifinals, a series the Blue Wahoos lost in five games to Biloxi.
Assigned to Fort Myers after the trade, Costello helped the Miracle win the 2018 Florida State League championship by hitting a decisive three-run homer in an 8-5 Game 4 victory over Daytona.
Ryan Costello Age
Costello was born on June 13, 1996 in Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States. He died on November 18, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was 23 years old.
Ryan Costello Death
Ryan Costello was found dead on 18 November 2019 in his Auckland, New Zealand, hotel room. He was in New Zealand to play for the Auckland Tuatara of the Australian Baseball League. His Australian Baseball League team confirmed his death in a statement.
“The Tuatara would like to express their deepest condolences to Ryan’s family back home in the United States and to the whole Minnesota Twins organization,” the statement read. “Support is being offered to the Tuatara players, who are naturally devastated at the moment.”
The Twins issued the following statement: “The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ryan Costello yesterday in New Zealand. On behalf of the entire organization, the Twins send their most sincere condolences to Ryan’s family, friends, coaches and teammates. Ryan split the 2019 season between Single-A Ft. Myers and Double-A Pensacola, playing in 108 games.”
The team also said on Twitter, “We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ryan Costello. The entire Twins organization sends our most sincere condolences to Ryan’s family, friends, coaches, and teammates.”
We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ryan Costello. The entire Twins organization sends our most sincere condolences to Ryan’s family, friends, coaches, and teammates. pic.twitter.com/TXwztkmgQA
— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) November 18, 2019
His former minor league team in Florida tweeted, “We were very sad to learn the news about the passing of former Miracle infielder Ryan Costello this morning. His home run helped lift the Miracle to the FSL Championship in 2018. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the entire Twins organization.”
The Wallingford Cardinals tweeted, “This morning our hearts are heavy for the CT baseball community. Wethersfield High School (’14) standout and former Central CT State baseball player Ryan Costello was found dead in New Zealand at the age of 23.”
Ryan Costello Cause of Death – How Did Ryan Costello Die?
Ryan Costello’s cause of death was natural causes. According to the Auckland Tuatara, preliminary indications suggest Costello died of natural causes.
Ryan Costello Height
He stood at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
Ryan Costello Stats
He batted .223/.343/.412 with 15 homers and 46 RBIs in 108 games.
Ryan Costello Net Worth
Information about Ryan Costello’s net worth is being updated.