Extremely sad news coming out of LA as talented young pitching prospect Nick Adenhart was one of three people killed in a hit-and-run accident just after pitching six scoreless innings for the Angels against the Oakland A's.
Adenhart was in a car that was slammed into by a mini-van that ran a red light and then fled the scene. The van was supposedly traveling close to 70 miles per hour when it slammed into the car. The car then slammed into the pole.
There is some debate whether tonight's game should be cancelled. There should be no debate. Commissioner Bud Selig should step in immediately and postpone the game to a future date and if he doesn't then, well, then I don't know what business the guy has holding the highest position in baseball. A player died in shocking and stunning matter and expecting his teammates to play the next day is ridiculous.
Besides the tragic news of Adenhart's death, the Angels organization is also dealing with the news that one of their fans, who was involved in a fight on opening day in the stadium, has died due to injuries suffered in the altercation.