Former Islander and A's Prospect Casey Thomas Passes Away

Casey Thomas was just 24 and playing in the Oakland A's organization when he was found dead Monday night. No details of Thomas' death have been revealed.

PHOENIX (KIII SPORTS) - Shocking news as former Islanders baseball player and Oakland Athletics' prospect Casey Thomas was found dead Monday night at the age of 24.
 
No details of Thomas' death have been released, but A's General Manager Billy Beane took to social media Tuesday to call Thomas a "wonderful young man."
 
Thomas played for the Islanders for two years in 2015 and 2016 and was drafted by the A's in the 34th round in last year's draft. He was with Oakland's extended spring training team in Phoenix, AZ at the time of his death.

Thomas' former coach with the Islanders Scott Malone also offered his condolences to the family on social media.
 

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