“We report the unfortunate news of the death of Matt Pobereyko, due to a heart attack that ended his life,” a translation of the tweet reads. The team added, “Matt had a great winter where he was listed as the punch king. Directive, staff, coaching staff and players unite for his eternal rest.” He was also honored online across the minors:
Informamos la lamentable noticia del fallecimiento de Matt Pobereyko, debido a un infarto que termino con su vida. Matt tuvo excelente invierno donde figuró como el rey del ponche. Directiva, personal, cuerpo técnico y jugadores nos unimos por su eterno descanso.— Saraperos de Saltillo (@ClubSaraperos) February 25, 2023
The Blue Wahoos join the baseball community in mourning the passing of Matt Pobereyko.A member of our 2021 team, Matt was beloved on and off the field. Our prayers and love are with his family, friends, and teammates. pic.twitter.com/ZaOrToZjsS — Pensacola Blue Wahoos (@BlueWahoosBBall) February 26, 2023
It is with a heavy heart that we learned of the passing of former Saints pitcher (’20) Matt Pobereyko. He was an incredible teammate and fierce competitor, but an even nicer person. He will be missed by all that knew him. We send our love to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/JbRwh1oAws— St. Paul Saints (@StPaulSaints) February 26, 2023
Pobereyko was born in Hammon, Indiana, on Dec. 24, 1991. He played his high school career at the Bishop Noll Institute in the city. The righthander attended Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
We mourn the loss of Matt Pobereyko. A great baseball player and an even better person. RIP PoboRead more about Pobereyko’s impact on the X’s: https://t.co/rHi8cwdeq4 pic.twitter.com/Ufr53uCP1L — Sioux City Explorers (@SiouxCityXs) February 26, 2023