Eulogio "Frankie" De La Cruz -- a relief pitcher who was a key cog in the trade that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- died Sunday ... MLB officials confirmed.
He was just 37 years old.
De La Cruz's Dominican winter league team, Toros del Este, was first to report the news Monday morning, saying in a statement, "Our condolences to his family and friends for this terrible loss. Peace to your Soul!"
Amanecemos muy tristes luego de conocer la terrible noticia de la partida de nuestro Eulogio “Frankie” De La Cruz. Nuestras condolencias a su familia y amigos por esta terrible pérdida.