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Jose Lima dies at 37; pitcher helped Dodgers reach 2004 playoffs
Jose Lima dies at 37; pitcher helped Dodgers reach 2004 playoffs

Jose Lima, whose high-energy brand of pitching he called "Lima time" helped send the Dodgers to the playoffs in his only season in Los Angeles, has died. He was 37. Lima died Sunday, Dan Evans, his agent, told The Times. According to Pasadena Police Lt. Tracey Ibarra, paramedics were called to Lima's home just after 6 a.m. He had suffered an apparent cardiac arrest and was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Ibarra said. The cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, said Los Angeles County coroner's investigator Kelli Blanchard. Evans said Lima had been out with his family Saturday night and had gone dancing and exhibited no signs...

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