BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela – Ten Venezuelans left long queues in front of the chapel in the Lara province on Saturday, who farewell to Luis Valbueni, the main player of the league who died in a rollover race on the highway with his partner, José Castillo.
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The Castillo body was transferred to another country in the central part of the country in the morning.
Valbuena, 33, and Castillo, 37, were companions of the Cardinal from Lara in the Venezuelan Winter League.
Both disappeared on Thursday evening when their truck overturned, while trying to avoid the object placed on the road. The authorities explained that criminals placed objects or threw them on the track in order to force vehicles to be braked to rob passengers.
Jaracuy's leading governor Julio León Heredia reported that four people were arrested after seizing Valbuene y Castillo.
The death of the former Venezuelan League in a car accident has created strong reactions.
Valbuena and Castillo returned from the game in the capital when the truck moved to the city of Barquisimeto in Lara.
No more details about what happened.
On Saturday, their deaths caused many signs of inspiration. Friends, family and fans wearing the colors of winter tournament teams gave them their last letter.
Asdrubal Cabrera, deficit Also present were Phillies of Philadelphia and Robert Perez, former Cardinal player.
The Venezuelan professional baseball league has set a three-day duel in the league, announcing that the national flag will remain halfway in all the stadiums during the remaining championship, and players of eight teams will wear mourning marks on their uniforms.
Players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo, players of Lara Cardinal and experience in the main leagues, died in a car accident in the state of Yaracuy, while they went to Barquisimeto to start a series against Bravos.
Valbuena is on average 226 with 114 homers in a total of 11 major league seasons with Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros.
Castillo played five seasons with Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants and Houston. He reported an average average value of .254 with 39 homers.