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Former Astros Players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash

07 December 2018, 07:23 | Pamela Mathis

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Former Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena and former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jose Castillo died in a auto crash Thursday in Venezuela, according to multiple media outlets.

The Cardenales de Lara, the team Valbuena and Castillo were playing for, called the accident a "horrible tragedy", in a statement.

According to reports, their auto hit a rock and went off the road.

"We lost our players Luis Valbuena and José Castillo in a traffic accident", the Venezuelan club tweeted.

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Castillo, also an infielder, played five seasons in the majors for the Pirates, Giants and Astros from 2004-08.

The newspaper cites media accounts as saying the person behind the wheel was the driver for former Arizona Diamondbacks player and winter ball teammate Carlos Rivero, 30. "Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief".

Valbuena played 96 games for the Los Angeles Angels this year before being released in August. He also played for the Mariners, Indians, Cubs and Astros during an 11-year career that began in 2008. He collected four hits in seven at-bats (.571 average) while hitting a home run and driving in three runs. He batted.254 with 39 home runs and 218 RBI during his five Major League Baseball seasons. He played this year for Tijuana in the Mexican League.



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