MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have confirmed reports from Venezuela that former pitcher Ruben Quevedo has passed away.
Quevedo was 37 years old.
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) June 8, 2016
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.
La familia de Tigres de Aragua se une al duelo por el fallecimiento de Rubén Quevedo. Paz a su alma.
— Tigres de Aragua (@OficialTigres) June 8, 2016
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.