A sad time for their Phillies, as their pitcher Corey Phelan passed away at the young age of 20 on Thursday.
Who is Corey Phelan?
Corey is a pitcher for the Phillies. He made his debut with the Florida complex league in 2021. In April, he and Painter were named the Phillies Minor league co pitcher of the month. Overall he has played nine games in his career.
In April, he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. But that did not weaken his spirits. The next month he visited the Phillies when they played the Met at Citi field. Phelan stated later that night that it was awesome seeing his team. Whenever he watched them play, it brought his spirits up.
To support their family of Corey during difficult times, Corey’s high school held a golf outing.
But sadly, the brave pitcher passed away after battling bravely with cancer. The Phillies team paid tribute to the late pitcher saying that Corey’s positive and selfless attitude influenced many people.
Even minor league baseball conveyed their condolences to the family and friends of Corey Phelan.
What happened to Corey Phelan?
According to the reports, Phelan was taking a shower in April when he suddenly failed Ted. The CT scan showed a 9-inch mass in his chest when he was taken to the doctor. He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
But sadly passed away on Thursday.
How did Corey Phelan die?
Corey Phelan passed away after battling cancer on Thursday. He was diagnosed in April this year.
Cause of Corey Phelan’s death
Corey was diagnosed with non -Hodgkin’s lymphoma in April. Unfortunately, he passes away at the young age of 20.