Former Main League Baseball gamers Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in a car accident on Thursday evening, a spokesperson for his or her Venezuelan staff, Cardenales de Lara, confirmed.

Valbuena was 33. Castillo was 37.

The crash occurred after Valbuena and Castillo left the College Stadium at Caracas after enjoying a recreation in the Venezuelan Skilled Baseball League. Venezuelan authorities mentioned their car went to the alternative facet of the highway whereas attempting to keep away from a sliding rock.

The gamers have been en route to town of Barquisimeto, the place they have been planning to play towards Bravos de Margarita on Friday.

Valbuena performed 11 seasons in the majors, together with his remaining two with the Los Angeles Angels, who launched him in August. He additionally performed with the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, and Houston Astros.

Castillo performed in the majors from 2004 to 2008, with the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants and Astros.

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