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Former Astros players killed in a car crash

Former Major League Baseball players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car accident on Thursday night after playing in a winter league game in Venezuela.IMG_A10EE8A55557-1

Valbuena was 33 and Castillo was 37.

 

Valbuena played 11 seasons in the majors, including his final two with Los Angeles Angels. He also played with the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, and Houston Astros.

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

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