Legendary Blue Jays scout Epy Guerrero dead

Epy Guerrero, circa 1981 (TORONTO BLUE JAYS PHOTO)

Epy Guerrero, circa 1981 (TORONTO BLUE JAYS PHOTO)


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News travels quickly in the baseball world.

On Thursday morn the news wasn't good: Former Blue Jays scout Epifanio Obdulio (Epy) Guerrero died of kidney failure at age 71 in the Dominican Republic.

Carlos Delgado heard in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

"Such sad news," Delgado said. "I remember him coming with scout Jorge Rivera to watch me as a teenager."
Delgado was one of 52 players Guerrero signed who reached the major leagues. Guerrero worked for the Blue Jays, the Houston Astros, the New York Yankees, and the Milwaukee Brewers.