Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan rescued after boat capsizes in Puerto Rico

Former MLB outfielder Angel Pagan and two others were rescued at sea Tuesday morning after their boat capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico. 

According to a report on, Pagan, former minor league reliever Orlando Roman and a 16-year-old boy had their boat flipped by a 15-foot wave near the mouth of the Cibuco River on the northern coast of the island. 

Telemundo reports Roman was treated for a head injury. Pagan and the minor were not injured.

Pagan, 37, played 11 seasons in the majors with the Chicago Cubs, New York Mets and San Francisco Giants. 

Angel Pagan played the last five of his 11 MLB seasons as a member of the San Francisco Giants. (Photo: Jerome Miron, USA TODAY Sports)

His best season came in 2012 when he helped the Giants win the World Series. That year, he played in a career-high 154 games, hitting .288 with 95 runs scored, 29 stolen bases and a league-leading 15 triples. 

A native of Puerto Rico, Pagan last played in the majors in 2016.

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