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Injured Reds DSL players sent to US hospital

Two survivors of crash that killed Capellan being treated in Miami
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CINCINNATI -- Two Reds Minor League players were transferred to an American hospital after being involved in a car accident that killed a third player in the Dominican Republic.

The club revealed that pitcher Raul Hernandez and outfielder Emilio Garcia were moved to a hospital in Miami, Fla., for further evaluation. Hernandez, who was critically injured in the wreck, was admitted into the trauma intensive care unit.

CINCINNATI -- Two Reds Minor League players were transferred to an American hospital after being involved in a car accident that killed a third player in the Dominican Republic.

The club revealed that pitcher Raul Hernandez and outfielder Emilio Garcia were moved to a hospital in Miami, Fla., for further evaluation. Hernandez, who was critically injured in the wreck, was admitted into the trauma intensive care unit.

On Saturday, teammate Jairo Capellan died in the tragic car crash that happened in Boca Chica. Capellan's funeral was held on Sunday.

The Reds held a moment of silence for Capellan before the start of a party that highlighted plans for their 150th anniversary celebration.

All three players are 19 years old and played for the Reds' Dominican Summer League club.

Mark Sheldon has covered the Reds for MLB.com since 2006, and previously covered the Twins from 2001-05. Follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast.

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