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OSCAR TAVERAS RUMORS

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J. Heyward takes 22, M. Matheny switches to 44, Carlos Martinez switches to 18 in honor of Oscar Taveras. #Cardinals pic.twitter.com/oZAELo5gFq — MLB Jersey Numbers (@NumbersMLB) November 23, 2014
Via Cardinals Diaspora
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras' family thanking fans via his Twitter account

It’s been more than three weeks since St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was killed in a car accident. Thursday, his family took to social media to thank everyone who left condolences for the late 22-year-old slugger. “Thanks to all who left a memory or token of appreciation! It means so much,” a family spokesperson posted via Taveras’ Twitter handle. “This twitter...
Via Hall of Very Good
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The News No One Wanted About Oscar Taveras

Oscar Taveras was drunk. —– In 2009, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released this video of an offset crash between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. Colloquialisms about old cars being ‘tanks’ or ‘indestructible’ are not only wrong – they’re really wrong. Cars built in 2014 are MUCH more safe than the cars built before them. They might...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras’ BAC was five times limit at time of fatal crash

A toxicology report revealed that former St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was driving drunk at the time of his fatal car crash on Oct. 26. Taveras, 22, and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, were killed when Taveras crashed his car on a highway in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. A spokeswoman for the attorney...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Official: Oscar Taveras’ BAC Was Five Times Legal Limit At Time Of Crash

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash last month in his Caribbean homeland, an official in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday. Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney general’s office, told The Associated Press toxicology reports showed Taveras had a blood-alcohol...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Emotional tweets tell story of Oscar Taveras funeral

Major League Baseball, it’s fans, and even fellow players are struggling to deal with the sudden death of St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras on Sunday.  Widely acclaimed as one of the top 5 prospects in baseball, there is no doubt of his baseball talent.  But there seemed to be a lot more surrounding the youngster from the Dominican Republic, as friends, colleagues, and...
Via Reading Between The Seams
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began to circulate social media after his death

The baseball world is mourning the tragic passing of St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveres and it appears thanks to a ghoulish practice by some reporters, a photo of his corpse, taken at the morgue, has begun to circulate social media, according to a report from Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today Sports. Taveres, 22,...Read More The post Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
28 days ago  |  Discuss

In Memory of Oscar Taveras: A Personal Account from Scott Schook

The St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to tragedy. Darryl Kile passed away in his sleep in 2002. Josh Hancock lost his life in a car accident in the early months of the 2007 season. Sunday, October 26th, the Cardinals confirmed one of their brightest young stars passed due to a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Oscar Taveras, who homered for his first and last hits as a...
Via Cardinals Farm
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Oscar Taveras: A personal account from David Lemon

A potential baseball prodigy has been taken from the world today in St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. In order to truly mourn the loss of such an amazing ball player, I’d like to remember him with the greatest story he ever told in a Cardinals uniform. The morning of Saturday, May 31, 2014 was just like any other morning until I realized my favorite swing in baseball...
Via Cardinals Farm
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras killed in car accident

On a night that was supposed to be highlighted by Game 5 of the World Series, the baseball world was delivered some shockingly terrible news. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed in a car crash along with his girlfriend Sunday while driving to his hometown of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Taveras’ agent confirmed the news to reporters Sunday night...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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