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Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Killed in Car Accident

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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 01:17 AM

Former big leaguer Luis Valbuena (33) and Jose Castillo (37) died on Thursday in a car accident in Venezuela. 


Unfortunately, there seems to be 1-3 such instances every offseason in the Dominican and Venezuela. It was two years ago that former Twins prospect Yorman Landa passed away. The same offseason Royals starter Yordano Ventura died as well. 



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Posted 07 December 2018 - 10:13 AM

Horrible. Very sad.

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 10:27 AM

Thank you Luis and José. You worked hard and brought us baseball to watch. It's a good legacy to leave.

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Posted 07 December 2018 - 07:09 PM

Rest in peace!

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 04:51 PM

Horrible to hear that the circumstances around the death involved murder. Horribly tragic.

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 09:00 PM


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