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Former MLB Pitcher Lima Dead at 37
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities say paramedics found former major league pitcher Jose Lima in full cardiac arrest at his home in Pasadena early Sunday, and he was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A statement from the Pasadena Police Department says a specific cause of death is unknown, and Los Angeles County coroner's officials will perform an autopsy.

Police detectives also responded to the scene because of the undetermined cause of death and will work with the coroner's office, the statement said.

The All-Star right-hander spent 13 years in the major leagues with Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, and several other teams. He was 37.

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