Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman Killed in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM – Police were called to a home early Monday morning where Greg Halman, 24, MLB outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, was found stabbed to death in the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The media reports that his younger brother, 22, has been arrested and is being questioned.

Halman had been playing baseball and conducting clinics in the Netherlands over the off season.

Although reports are sketchy, police reportedly told the media that when they arrived at the home, they found Halman bleeding from a stab wound, but were unable to revive him.

Greg Halman was signed by the Seattle Mariners in 2004 when he was 17 years old, and spent several years in the team’s minor league before moving up to the major league in Sept. 2010. Halman played in nine games near the end of the season. He also played in 35 games for the M’s in 2011, hitting .230/.256/.345 with two homers and six RBI after being called up in early June.