Thursday, April 27, 2017

Red Sox Prospect Critically Injured In Florida Car Crash

A 20-year old Red Sox pitching prospect was seriously injured last night in a Florida car crash. Kevin Steen, who was drafted by Boston in 2014, was driving in a vehicle hit by another car that crossed a median in Lehigh Acres—near Fort Myers. Steen was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The driver of the other vehicle was killed at the scene. The Tennessee native is in extended Spring Training—and has played in the Gulf Coast League and for the Single-A Lowell Spinners. The Red Sox organization issued the following statement, "The thoughts and prayers of the entire Red Sox organization are with minor league player Kevin Steen, who sustained serious injuries in a car accident in Florida last night. The club will update his condition at the appropriate time," We wish Kevin a speedy recovery.