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Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car crash, per reports

Posted: 11:12 PM, Dec 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-07 11:29:57Z

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in a car crash in Venezuela, according to multiple media reports. 

 

The two were teammates on a winter ball team in Venezuela at the time of the crash on Thursday. 

Castillo was 37 at the time of his death and finished his career with the Houston Astros. Valbuena, 33, most recently played for the Los Angeles Angels and was a sought after free agent in this MLB offseason.

Details on what led up to the crash have not yet been released.