Former Cubs pitcher Frank Castillo dies after drowning in AZ lake

Former Cubs pitcher Frank Castillo is dead at age 44.

Castillo drowned Sunday while swimming in a lake near Phoenix.

Besides being part of the Cubs’ pitching staff, Castillo spent time as a minor league coach.

He is the third member of the Cubs’ 1997 roster to die.

Five years ago, pitcher Kevin Foster died of cancer, and Jeremy Gonzales was struck by lightning.

2 comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 334 other followers