Former MLB shortstop Julius Lugo – who played in the Big Leagues for 12 years – reportedly died Monday.
He was only 45 years old.
ESPN’s Enrique Rosas Lugo’s family confirmed the death, explaining that they believe the former baseball player had a heart attack.
No further details about the death were given.
Lugo – set to celebrate its 46th birthday on Tuesday – was created by the Houston Astros in 1994 and eventually played at MLB from 2000-2011.
The infielder played for seven teams – the Astros, Rays, Dodgers, Red Sox, Cardinals, Orioles and Braves – but he was best known for his time in Boston.
After signing a four-year, $ 36 million deal with the Sox in 2006 – he helped the team win the 2007 World Series.
Lugo recorded 1,279 hits in his career … and finished with 198 steals and a batting average of .269.
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