Astros Statement regarding the passing of Darryl Hamilton

The Houston Astros issued the following statement today regarding the passing of former Major League outfielder and MLB Network analyst Darryl Hamilton, who was 50:

"The Astros are saddened by the tragic loss of Darryl Hamilton. In addition to his fine, 13-year career as a Major League player and talented MLB Network analyst, Darryl was also a friend of the Astros organization, strongly supporting our youth baseball outreach efforts. Darryl made appearances at the Astros Urban Youth Academy and was a friend to our staff there. The Astros extend our deepest sympathies to Darryl's family and many friends throughout the game of baseball and beyond."