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Sports World Stops With Adenhart’s Death

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The last photo taken of Adenhart, during his start Wed. night against Oakland. (AP/Mark J. Terrill)

Los Angeles Angels’ pitching prospect Nick Adenhart was killed in a hit-and-run car crash early this morning in Fullerton, Ca.

Hours earlier, Adenhart was on the mound for the Angels in just his fourth big league start.

The 22-year-old had worked his way through the Angels’ farm system and was considered one of the team’s top prospects. His bright future was suddenly cut short by a reckless driver in a minivan, who sadly took the lives of two others, as well.

Adenhart’s final game was a display of his unmitigated talent.  The right-hander tossed six scoreless innings, scattering seven hits, while striking out five, and walking just three.

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