The team announced Thursday afternoon that a high school baseball player from Red Land Patriots, one of Pennsylvania’s top teams, died unexpectedly this week.
Andrew Roseman was a junior at Red Land High School. The cause of his death has not been made public.
With great grief and inexplicable grief, we realize the sudden death of Andrew Rothman.
Please keep Andrew’s family and all those who care deeply about Andrew in your thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/9KJx2auytG
-Patriots Baseball (@RLHSBaseball) July 15, 2021
As a left-handed pitcher and first baseman for the Patriots, Rothman also played for the Harrisburg Hornets.
Red Land High School in Lewisbury, York County advanced to the PIAA 5A State Championship at Penn State University last month, and Lost 4-2 to Bethel Park High School, Allegheny County. The Patriots won the state championship in 2019 and have been looking for consecutive championships after the 2020 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Red Land coach Nate Ebbert told Pennsylvania Live Since he was in elementary school, he has coached Rothman in the youth league and travel team.
“I spent many wonderful moments with him,” Ebert said. “He is just a great player and a great kid.”
The tragic news came after Rossman’s teammate and outfielder Benny Montgomery was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 2021 Major League Baseball draft last weekend.Recruitment at the University of Virginia is one of them Several selected local potential customers By the major league teams.
No further details about Rothman’s death were provided.
The team said on Twitter: “Please let Andrew’s family and all those who care deeply about Andrew maintain their thoughts and prayers.”