Luis Valbuena

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Luis Adan Valbuena (November 30, 1985 – December 6, 2018) was a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder. He played eleven seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Angels. He was born in Zulia, Venezuela.

Valbuena and José Castillo were killed in a car crash on December 6, 2018 in Yaracuy, Venezuela, aged 33.[1][2]

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  1. Rome, Chandler (December 7, 2018). "Former Astros players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car accident". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved December 7, 2018.
  2. Ardaya, Fabian. "Per this report, Luis Valbuena and José Castillo's car collided with a rock that rolled onto the road. The car was being driven by the driver for former D-Backs player and winter ball teammate Carlos Rivero". Twitter. Retrieved 7 December 2018.