Venezuelan professional baseball pitcherDied when: 20 years 57 days
Star Sign: Aquarius
Víctor David Sánchez Rodríguez (January 30, 1995 – March 28, 2015) was a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.Sánchez signed with the Seattle Mariners as an international free agent in August 2011. He made his professional debut with the Everett AquaSox in 2012. He started 15 games and went 6–2 with a 3.18 earned run average (ERA) and 69 strikeouts over 85 innings pitched. In 2013, he pitched for the Clinton LumberKings. On July 18, he threw a no-hitter, becoming the youngest player in Mariners organization history to throw a no-hitter. He finished the year 6–6 with a 2.78 ERA and 79 strikeouts over 113 innings.While in Venezuela on February 15, 2015, Sánchez was swimming when he was struck by a boat and was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. He underwent surgery to repair a skull fracture and was reported to be in "serious, but stable" condition following the operation. He died from his injuries on March 28.
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