CINCINNATI | Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

CINCINNATI  | Reds: Minor leaguer killed, 2 injured in car accident

CINCINNATI — Pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other Cincinnati Reds minor leaguers were injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic, a team official said.

Dick Williams, the Reds’ president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan’s death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez was in critical condition and outfielder Emilio Garcia in stable condition. The club released no details about their injuries.

Capellan was 19, the same age as the two injured players.

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