FORT MYERS, Florida – Romel Jordan, the adopted brother of Red Sox's Boston hunter Blake Swichart, died Wednesday at 23 years of age.
Swihart has left the team to be with his family.
The parents of Svatart Carla and Arlan had custody over Jordan, who was playing at the university. from New Mexico.
Media Relations Vice President Kevin Greg was unable to give details of the cause of death.
Blake Swichart also has half a brother, Jessie. Swichart, a veteran of the US Army, and sister Cassie Squart.
Jordan specializes in liberal arts at the University of New Mexico, where he plays football from 201
Red Sox closed the club morning media session for 8-9 hours. They then announced that the Red Sox player is dealing with a personal family emergency.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora in the media at 10 pm
"It's very difficult," said Cora without going into details. – How did Nick (Boston Globe) Nick (Caffardo, who died suddenly) and how we went through that. It's not easy, honest. Just start thinking about the same things I said last week. The same feelings today. The same feelings. One thing about the band, I think David (Price) just put it in 150 characters (on Twitter). This is us. This we feel for each other. Everything that went through last year was great. But I think the best thing is that we've really become a family.
"Starting to look for everything we went through was unbelievable," Cora added. "There were some days you looked back and you were like," Yes. That's what makes it special. "In the same way they were there for me when Ari's son, J. D. (Arteaga) died. They were there for me. Likewise, I will be there for them.
"I'm talking about family in the World Series, I just have parents who come to me and tell me how proud or say, thank you for where their child is and everyone. It hurts. It hurts. It's hard. I know that's part of it. Because this is life. I said it last week: It's not about what's happening on the pitch.