Former Pirates Player Jose Castillo Killed In Crash In Venezuela

Former Cleveland Indians infielder dies in car accident

Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car crash in Venezuela

A pair of ex-Major League Baseball players died in a auto crash Thursday night in Venezuela.

The two were teammates for Lara, which played at Caracas on Thursday night.

All three players were born in Venezuela.

Valbuena played in the majors from 2008 to 2018, most recently appearing in 96 games for the Los Angeles Angels last season before the team released him 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".

Valbuena turned 33 on November 30. He played 11 seasons in the majors with Seattle, Cleveland, the Chicago Cubs, Houston and the Angels.

Castillo was iln the majors from 2004 to 2008, with the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants and Astros. He recorded a.254 batting average with 39 home runs and 218 RBI during his career.

He played mostly second base and third base. Ex- Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Carlos Rivero was driving the vehicle and survived the accident. He had four hits in seven at-bats with a walk during the late-August/early September appearances.

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