Ryan Costello, a 23 year old Twins prospect passed away over the weekend in a New Zealand hotel. According to reports, Costello died as a result of natural causes in his sleep after signing to play in Aukland.
The Twins have released a statement:
"Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Ryan Costello yesterday in New Zealand. On behalf of the entire organization, the Twins send their most sincere condolences to Ryan’s family, friends, coaches and teammates. Ryan split the 2019 season between Single-A Ft. Myers and Double-A Pensacola, playing in 108 games.
Costello was traded to the Twins in July of 2018, he was 23-years-old."