Luis Valbuena

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Birthday
30, 1985
Birthplace
Venezuela
Death Date
Dec 6, 2018 (33)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1985
Birthplace
Venezuela
Death Date
Dec 6, 2018 (33)

About

Former versatile infielder who rose to fame for his 11-year career in the MLB, including with the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels. In December 2018, he was killed in his native Venezuela during a car crash that resulted from an attempted robbery by bandits. 

Before Fame

He first joined the Seattle Mariners organization in 2005. He debuted professionally for the squad in 2008. 

Trivia

He played for the Houston Astros between 2015-2016. He platooned at both first base and third base for the team. 

Family Life

His mother's name is Nelly. He has one older brother. 

Associated With

He was traded to the Astros from the Cubs for Dexter Fowler.