Brutal story out of the Netherlands as Mariners minor leaguer Greg Halman was stabbed to death and his brother placed under arrest.

Details are pretty scant at this point but needless to say this is a terrible day for his family. Halman spent time in the bigs with the Mariners over the past two seasons, hitting two home runs in ninety-one plate appearances. Halman also represented his country in the 2009 World Baseball Classic and served as a European ambassardor for baseball, hosting clinics during the off-season.

Greg Halman was 24 years old.