On the 24th of October, 2023, a tragic car accident occurred in Valles del Tuy, Miranda state, claiming the life of Alexeis Geruan Azuaje Siso, a promising 21-year-old baseball player, and Philadelphia Phillies prospect. The accident took place in the urban area of Cristóbal Rojas on the Charallave-Ocumare del Tuy highway. Alexeis Azuaje lost control of his vehicle and collided with a streetlamp post, resulting in his untimely demise.
Alexeis Azuaje Phillies Car Accident
On the 24th of October, 2023, a tragic fatal car accident unfolded in Valles del Tuy, Miranda state, claiming the life of a young 21-year-old baseball player, Alexeis Geruan Azuaje Siso. Reports have confirmed that Alexeis Azuaje, a prospective Philadelphia Phillies prospect, met his untimely demise due to injuries sustained in a harrowing car crash.
This heart-wrenching narrative has been substantiated by Milb Central, a trusted source for prospective MLB and Minor League baseball news. They also extended their deepest condolences to the Azuaje family, stating on Instagram, “He departed too soon. Our profound sympathies go out to friends and family.”
The accident occurred in the urban area of Cristóbal Rojas, along the Charallave-Ocumare del Tuy highway, specifically in the Matalinda vicinity just before Alfarera Continental. It is reported that Alexeis Azuaje lost control of his gray Ford Fiesta with license plate KAW27A and collided with a streetlamp post.
Alexeis Azuaje, the second baseman for the Clearwater Threshers, was rushed to a nearby hospital and was ultimately pronounced dead during surgery at a medical facility. It is said that he had sustained several injuries.
Tragically, Yeison Javier Gómez Viera, known as “el Paisa,” and Jorgelis Yenireth Soto Lucena (20 years old) also lost their lives in the collision. Alexeis Azuaje was associated with the Cofradía del Santísimo Sacramento del Altar de los Diablos Danzantes de Yare. Another passenger in the vehicle, Luis Miguel Rojas Vegas, sustained injuries in the accident.
Who was Alexeis Azuaje ?
Alexeis Geruan Azuaje, born on April 24, 2002, in Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela, was a promising talent in the world of baseball. Standing at 155 pounds (178 centimeters, 70 kilograms), he was affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies in their minor league system.
His journey as a professional baseball player began when he signed a contract on July 2, 2018, being listed as a prospect. From that moment on, he embarked on a path that led him from the Dominican Summer League to Class A, where he showcased his skills until the year 2022.
Unfortunately, the career of this Venezuelan player faced setbacks due to various injuries, including the unfortunate circumstance of not playing a single game in the 2023 season and being on the injured list throughout the entire season.
Throughout his professional baseball career, he demonstrated his prowess by amassing 384 hits in 111 games, boasting a batting average of 0.292 with an OPS of 0.822. He contributed significantly with 82 runs scored, 112 hits, 29 doubles, 4 triples, 11 home runs, 44 RBI, 14 walks, 16 stolen bases, and 44 runs batted in.
As we reflect on Alexeis Azuaje’s journey, we also extend our thoughts and condolences to his family, his team, and the other individuals who tragically lost their lives in this heartbreaking accident. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this unfortunate event.
Alexeis Azuaje Obituary