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Former Brewers pitcher Ruben Quevedo dead at 37

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 12:44:25-04

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have confirmed reports from Venezuela that former pitcher Ruben Quevedo has passed away.

Quevedo was 37 years old.

Quevedo died of a heart attack, according to the Venezuelan publication Lider.

The Twitter account of the team Tigres de Aragua in Maracay, Venezuela also shared the news.

Quevedo had an 11-20 record with a 5.66 ERA from 2001-03 with Milwaukee. He also pitched with the Cubs for a year, and with Aragua and Venezuelan club Magallanes.