Tyler Skaggs Biography – Tyler Skaggs Wiki
Tyler Skaggs full name Tyler Wayne Skaggs, was an American professional baseball pitcher who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Skaggs went to Santa Monica High School. He was drafted by the Angels as the No. 40 overall pick in the 2009 Draft. He was traded to the D-backs in August 2010 and pitched in Arizona until he was traded back to the Angels before the 2014 season.
He had a career 4.41 ERA in 96 starts, including a 4.25 ERA in 83 starts with the Angels. His last one came on Saturday against the A’s, when he allowed two runs over 4 1/3 innings. He had a 4.29 ERA this year and a 1.62 ERA over his last three outings.
Tyler Skaggs Age
He was born on July 13, 1991 in Woodland Hills, California. He died on July 1, 2019 in Southlake, Texas. He was 27.
Tyler Skaggs Family – Tyler Skaggs Parents
Tyler Skaggs’s mother, Debbie Hetman, was the softball coach at Santa Monica High School until 2015. She was a catcher at California State University, Northridge. Tyler’s father Darrell Skaggs played shortstop during his high school years at Canoga Park Senior High. His stepfather Dan Ramos played in college.
Tyler Skaggs Wife Carli Miles
He was married to his wife, Carli Miles Skaggs. They married after the conclusion of the 2018 Major League Baseball season.
Tyler Skaggs Children
Tyler Skaggs and his wife Carli had no children. According to an article on Wealth Management, “Being a so-called baseball wife has a stress all its own,” says Carli. “Since Tyler’s regularly on the move, we lack that traditional stability.” The couple however recently purchased a home in Santa Monica, Calif., Skaggs’s hometown, has established a “rainy day fund” and plans to start a family in the future.” Carli told Wealth Management, “Tyler wants his children to be able to see him pitch.”
Tyler Skaggs Death
Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room on July 1, 2019, in Southlake, Texas. The Angels announced his death in a statement: “It is with great sorrow that we report Tyler Skaggs passed away earlier today in Texas. Tyler has, and always will be, an important part of the Angels Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Carli, and his entire family during this devastating time.”
Angels statement on the passing of Tyler Skaggs. pic.twitter.com/6XA2Vu1uWV
— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) July 1, 2019
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred released the following statement:
“I am deeply saddened by today’s tragedy in Texas. All of us at Major League Baseball extend our deepest condolences to Tyler’s wife Carli, their family, their friends and all of his Angels’ teammates and colleagues. We will support the Angels’ organization through this most difficult period, and we will make a variety of resources available to Tyler’s teammates and other members of the baseball family.”
MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark issued the following statement on Skaggs’ passing: “The fraternity of players is stunned and saddened today by the untimely death of Tyler Skaggs, and we extend our deepest sympathies to Tyler Skaggs’ wife, Carli, and the rest of his family, teammates and friends.”
The Rangers, who were set to host the Angels on Monday night, released the following statement:
“The Texas Rangers organization wants to express its deepest sympathies to the family of Tyler Skaggs and to the entire Angels organization on this shocking loss. The thoughts and prayers of every member of the Texas Rangers and all of their fans are with the Angels organization at this difficult time.”
Tyler Skaggs Cause of Death – How Did Tyler Skaggs Die
Tyler Skaggs’ cause of death was a drug overdose. According to a toxicology report released by the Tarrant County (Texas) Medical Examiner’s Office on August 30, 2019, Tyler Skaggs’ cause of death was listed as “mixed ethanol, fentanyl and oxycodone intoxication with terminal aspiration of gastric contents. Skaggs had opioids and alcohol in his system and choked to death on his own vomit, according to the autopsy report.
Tyler Skaggs’ family released the following statement on Friday, August 30, 2019, suggesting that an Angels employee may have been involved in the circumstances around his death and that they have hired an attorney.
“We are heartbroken to learn that the passing of our beloved Tyler was the result of a combination of dangerous drugs and alcohol. That is completely out of character for someone who worked so hard to become a Major League baseball player and had a very promising future in the game he loved so much.
“We are grateful for the work of the detectives in the Southlake Police Department and their ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding Tyler’s death. We were shocked to learn that it may involve an employee of the Los Angeles Angels. We will not rest until we learn the truth about how Tyler came into possession of these narcotics, including who supplied them.”
Statement from Tyler Skaggs family. His death was reportedly related to opioids and alcohol. pic.twitter.com/zgGknOIKAr
— Jeff Fletcher (@JeffFletcherOCR) August 30, 2019
The Angels said in a statement released Friday afternoon: “Tyler was and always will be a beloved member of the Angels Family and we are deeply saddened to lear what cause this tragic death.
“Angels Baseball has provided our full cooperation and assistance to the Southlake Police as they conduct their investigation.”
— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) August 30, 2019
Tyler Skaggs Salary
According to spotrac, Tyler Skaggs signed a 1 year / $3,700,000 contract with the Los Angeles Angels, including $3,700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,700,000. In 2019, Tyler Skaggs was earning a base salary of $3,700,000, while carrying a total salary of $3,700,000.
Tyler Skaggs Net Worth
Tyler Skaggs’s net worth was estimated to be around $8 million.
Tyler Skaggs Stats
Tyler Skaggs had a career 4.41 ERA in 96 starts, including a 4.25 ERA in 83 starts with the Angels. His last one came on Saturday against the A’s, when he allowed two runs over 4 1/3 innings. He had a 4.29 ERA this year and a 1.62 ERA over his last three outings.