22 Nov 2011

Mariners' Halman killed, brother arrested

6:44 am on 22 November 2011

The Seattle Mariners Dutch outfielder Greg Halman has been stabbed to death in the Netherlands and his 22-year-old brother has been arrested in connection with the incident in Rotterdam.

Halman, 24, was signed as a free agent by Seattle in 2004 and after a long spell in the minor leagues he was called up to the MLB team last year.

Halman Netherlands win the 2007 European Baseball Championship.