STORY Valbuena was Venezuelan and played for the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Angels, He was a free agent at the time of his death. He was 33 years old.
The crash happened after Valbuena and Castillo left the Stadium in Caracas after playing a game in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.
Venezuelan authorities said their car went to the opposite side of the road while trying to avoid a sliding rock.
Carlos Rivero, another baseball player, survived the accident.