Dodgers Scout Jairo Castillo Dies At 31 Due To Complications Of COVID

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Just heartbreaking news coming from the Dodgers organization.

Jairo Castillo, once a 16-year-old signee of the New York Mets as a promising Dominican prospect, and a cross-checker for the Dodgers has died at the age of 31 due to complications of the COVID-19 virus.

Castillo is also the second member of the Dodgers’ scouting family to pass away this week, following the loss of Lon Joyce at age 72, who once signed Corey Seager. Castillo is survived by 2 baby boys and a has been set up to support Castillo's family during the tragedy.


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