Ex-MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Die In Car Crash In Venezuela

Ex-MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Die In Car Crash In Venezuela

Ex-MLBers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Die In Car Crash In Venezuela

Former Pittsburgh Pirates player Jose Castillo has been killed in a auto crash in Venezuela.

A spokesperson for the Cardenales de Lara, Valbuena and Castillo's team in Venezuela, confirmed to Fletcher the two had died, and the team's official Twitter account announced the news early Friday morning. Both played for the team Thursday. Authorities say both men were in the same auto that veered off the road as the driver, a chauffeur, tried to avoid a rock sliding into the road.

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According to ESPN.com, Venezuelan authorities said the crash happened after their vehicle swerved into the opposite side of the road while trying to avoid a sliding rock.

All three players were born in Venezuela. He last played for the Angels during the 2008 season, but was released in August.

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Valbuena, 33, and Castillo, 37, were reportedly leaving the University Stadium at Caracas after playing a game in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League when the crash occurred. "Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief", the Angels said in a tweet. He left with a.226 batting average with 114 home runs and 367 career RBIs. He began his career with the Mariners in 2008 and later played for the Indians, Cubs and Astros.

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