Blogged By: De De Tillman
Source: CBS News Update
Posted: Thursday November 1, 2012 @11:17 p.m PST
Updated: Saturday November 3, 2012 @1:55 p.m PST
Former major league pitcher Pascual Perez, was killed at his home in the Dominican Republic in an apparent robbery, police said Thursday.
Perez, who last played in the majors for the New York Yankees in 1991, was found with a severe head wound in a town west of the capital of Santo Domingo.
There was evidence at the scene to suggest that whoever killed him had been searching for money, said Joel Valdemiro, a prosecutor who is involved in the investigation. According to, ESPN MLB.