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Former major leaguers Luis Valbuena and José Castillo killed in car crash in Venezuela

Posted: 7:30 AM, Dec 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-07 12:43:05Z

Former Cleveland Indians player Luis Valbuena and former major leaguer José Castillo were killed in a car accident in Venezuela, Major League Baseball has confirmed. 

Valbuena played infield for the Tribe from 2009-2011. He was acquired in the three-team, 11-player trade between the Indians, Mariners and Mets in 2008. After his tenure with the Indians, he went on to have a long career with the Cubs, Astros and Angels. 

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