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Former MLB player Ryan Freel has reportedly committed suicide.

First reported by First Coast News, the 36-year-old player who spent 8 seasons in the Major Leagues, was found dead from a gun shot wound last night.

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Reds director of media relations Rob Butcher told the Cincinnati Enquirer:

The Reds family is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Ryan Freel. His teammates and our fans loved him for how hard he played the game, and he loved giving back to the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

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Freel was known for playing for the Cincinnati Reds, and 594 games with other teams from 2001 to 2009.

He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and fans.

SOURCE: Huffington Post