CARACAS, Venezuela — Former Major League Baseball players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo have been killed in a car crash in Venezuela.
MLB tweeted late Thursday the 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died. Both were playing for Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan league.
The team said their vehicle overturned as they were heading to the city of Barquisimeto after a game in the capital, Caracas.
Valbuena played 96 games for the Los Angeles Angels this year before being released in August.