MLB Players Luis Valbuena & Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash in Venezuela

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MLB Players Luis Valbuena & Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash in VenezuelaMLB Players Luis Valbuena & Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash in Venezuela

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It’s a tragic day for baseball followers as TMZ is reporting that MLB infielders Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been each killed in a automotive crash in Venezuela yesterday (December 6).

According to the report 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo have been killed after leaving a Venezuelan league sport and their driver drove off the highway after both hitting a rock or swerving in an try and keep away from the hit.

The driver, teammate Carlos Rivero, survived the wreck.

The MLB launched a press release Friday morning, saying, “We are saddened by the tragic information that Luis Valbuena and former main leaguer José Castillo have died in a automotive accident.”

This comes simply two years after Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a ship accident simply earlier than he was poised to signal a multi-year multi-million greenback contract.

Rest In Power.

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