Tyler Skaggs RUMORS & NEWS

  • DEA Interviews Matt Harvey, Current Angels Players in Tyler Skaggs Investigation

    SI "The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has interviewed several former and current Los Angeles Angels players while investigating the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. According to DiGiovanna, current pitchers..." October 16

  • Angels could face MLB sanctions, fines if club violated league drug policy

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Angels could face significant sanctions if Major League Baseball determines that team employees were told of Tyler Skaggs' opioid use prior to his July 1 death and didn't inform the commissioner's office. Eric Kay, currently on paid leave as the Angels'..." October 15

  • Angels employee says cooperating with feds is 'right thing to do'

    ESPN "Los Angeles Angels communications director Eric Kay, who last month told U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents that he provided opioids to Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, said in a statement to Outside the Lines on Sunday that it's "time for everyone to stand up and take..." October 14

  • Report: Angels employee Eric Kay provided, did drugs with Tyler Skaggs

    Larry Brown Sports "New information in the case of Tyler Skaggs’ death was reported on Saturday that provides more background on the matter and shares the role a Los Angeles Angels team employee played in the matter. Skaggs died on July 1 while the Angels were in Texas to face the Rangers after..." October 12

  • Report: Angels Knew of Tyler Skaggs Drug Use ‘Long Before His Death’

    Sportsnaut "Just a month after it was announced Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died of an opioid overdose, a new report indicates the team was aware of Skaggs’ opioid use. According to ESPN’s T.J. Quinn, a public relations employee informed federal investigators that he..." October 12

  • Angels Deny Allegations That They Were Aware of Tyler Skaggs Opioid Use Before Tragic Death

    12 Up "After a bombshell report was released that alleged members of the Los Angeles Angels organization knew about Tyler Skaggs' opioid abuse that led to his tragic death, it was only a matter of time until they released a statement of their own. Angels president John..." October 12

  • The DEA is probing Tyler Skaggs’ death

    Hardball Talk "It was revealed last month that Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ death was the result of Fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol in his system. Now the Drug Enforcement Administration is looking into it. T.J. Quinn of ESPN reports that the DEA is investigating where Skaggs obtained the..." September 19

  • Brad Ausmus says he has never seen opioids in Angels clubhouse

    Larry Brown Sports "Friday’s revelation about what caused pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ death is creating some new questions for the Los Angeles Angels organization. Angels manager Brad Ausmus was asked about the prevalence of opioids within his own clubhouse in the wake of the news that Skaggs had..." August 31

  • Tyler Skaggs Family: Angels Employee May Have Been Involved in Death

    The Big Lead "When Tyler Skaggs died on July 1, the entire sports world stopped in shock. The Los Angeles Angels pitcher was 27, seemingly in perfect health and died without an signs of trauma or foul play. Now we know more, and Skaggs’ family has implied an Angels employee might be..." August 31

  • Tyler Skaggs' death still a tragedy despite drug-related cause

    USA Today "This was the news we feared, confirming the worries of teammates, friends, and peers in baseball, that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ toxicology report could be disturbing. Still, the news hit hard Friday. Fentanyl. Oxycodone. Alcohol. It was all..." August 31

  • Tyler Skaggs' toxicology shows late Angels pitcher had opioids, alcohol in his system at time of death

    USA Today "A toxicology report reveals that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs had fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol in his system when he died suddenly in a hotel room July 1.  Skaggs was found on his bed in a Texas hotel room without any signs of trauma, and the death..." August 30

  • MLB will join investigation into Tyler Skaggs’ death

    Larry Brown Sports "Major League Baseball will assign its investigative unit to aid in the inquiry surrounding the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Skaggs family retained attorney Rusty Hardin to look into an apparent claim that an unnamed Angels employee may have had some..." August 30