ST. LOUIS – Joaquin Andujar, a star pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s, died Tuesday in his native Dominican Republic. He was 62.
Leonardo Matos Berrido, president of the Dominican Baseball League, said the cause of death was diabetes complications.
The Cardinals gave a tribute to the fiery righthander before playing the Cubs last night.
Andujar was a two-time All-Star during five seasons with the Cardinals from 1981-85. He won an NL-high 20 games in the 1984 season and a career-high 21 games in '85.
He was a member of the Cardinals' World Series championship team in 1982 and NL championship team in '85
In 13 major league seasons, he was 127-118 with a .358 ERA. He also played for Houston and Oakland.