MLB Player Announces Sudden Death Of His Wife

The wife of Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte has died of a heart attack, he revealed Monday on social media. “Today I go through the great pain of making public the unfortunate...

The wife of Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Starling Marte has died of a heart attack, he revealed Monday on social media.

“Today I go through the great pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack,” he captioned a photo of the two of them on Instagram. “It is a moment of indescribable pain. On behalf of my family, I am grateful for the expressions of esteem and solidarity in this difficult time.”

Marte, 31, did not reveal any other details. MLB Network reporter Jon Heyman said Noelia had broken her ankle and was in the hospital to undergo surgery when she died.

Marte has two sons and a daughter, according to MLB.com.Arizona Diamondbacks@Dbacks

We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Noelia Marte. Starling and his family are part of the D-backs’ family and we will do all we can to support him and their children during this incredibly difficult time. https://twitter.com/starlingmart/status/1262540633417437193 …Starling Marte@StarlingmartHoy paso por el gran dolor de informar el lamentable fallecimiento de mi esposa Noelia, a causa de un infarto. Es un momento de mucha tristeza.

I go through the pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack. It is a moment of great sorrow.
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“We are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Noelia Marte,” the Diamondbacks tweeted. “Starling and his family are part of the D-backs’ family and we will do all we can to support him and their children during this incredibly difficult time.”

Marte, who was an All-Star in 2016, spent his first eight seasons in the majors with the Pittsburgh Pirates before being traded to the Diamondbacks in January.Pirates@Pirates

The entire Pirates family extend our deepest condolences to Starling Marte and family during this terrible time.

Our hearts are truly saddened by this news. https://twitter.com/starlingmart/status/1262540633417437193 …Starling Marte@StarlingmartHoy paso por el gran dolor de informar el lamentable fallecimiento de mi esposa Noelia, a causa de un infarto. Es un momento de mucha tristeza.

I go through the pain of making public the unfortunate death of my wife Noelia, due to a heart attack. It is a moment of great sorrow.
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His former team also expressed its condolences to him.

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