Former MLB pitcher Gonzalez killed by lightning strike
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Former major league pitcher Geremi Gonzalez, who won 11 games for the Chicago Cubs in 1997, was killed by a lightning strike in his native Venezuela on Sunday. He was 33.
Emergency management official Herman Bracho said Monday that Gonzalez was struck by lightning at a beach.
On Monday, Cubs general manager Jim Hendry spoke fondly of Gonzalez.
"The Chicago Cubs are very saddened today to learn of Geremi Gonzalez's sudden passing. Geremi began his ...
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