UGUETH URBINA RUMORS

Former MLB Closer Ugueth Urbina Pitches in Venezuela for First Time Since Leaving Prison

What a long, strange road it’s been for Ugueth Urbina. The Venezuelan right-hander has spent the last six years in prison after being convicted of a 2005 attack where he assaulted workers at his Caracas ranch with a machete and attempted to light them on fire with gasoline. He was given a 14-year sentence but was released in December of 2012. Not even a year later, Urbina is pitching...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ugueth Urbina Rumors: RHP Hoping for MLB Return

Right-hander Ugueth Urbina, who was recently released from prison after serving seven years for attempted murder, is hoping to make a return to Major League Baseball, reports Reyes Urena of El Nacional (translated by MLB Trade Rumors). "The objective is to pitch," said Urbina. "When? My arm will say, and that's why I'm here. I'll work out two...
Via MLB Injury News
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB Roundup: Urbina begins comeback, Garza feeling healthy

Former major league All-Star closer Ugueth Urbina is back in baseball after spending more than seven years in prison for attempted murder. Urbina, who was released from prison last Sunday, took the field at University Stadium in Caracus, Venezuela on Friday. He told reporters that he was looking forward to playing baseball again. He threw a bullpen session with the Caracus Lions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ugueth Urbina Wants to Return to Major League Baseball After 7 1/2 Years in Prison

CARACAS, Venezuela — Former major league pitcher Ugueth Urbina returned to baseball Friday after serving 7 1/2 years in prison for the attempted murder of five workers on his family’s ranch. Before taking the field in his native Venezuela to play for the Lions of Caracas, Urbina described himself as “more mature” and said he was “very excited to play baseball again.”...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss
FINALLY FREE

Urbina hoping for MLB comeback?

Former MLB pitcher Ugueth Urbina is a free man after serving several years in prison. Does he have his sights set on an MLB return?

Via Tireball.com
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

After prison release, Urbina returns to baseball

Former major league pitcher Ugueth Urbina returned to baseball Friday after serving 7 1/2 years in prison for the attempted murder of five workers on his family's ranch. Before taking the field in his native Venezuela to play for the Lions of Caracas, Urbina described himself as ''more mature'' and said he was ''very excited to play baseball again.'...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Uggie Urbina Still Throws 90, Still Attempted To Turn Workers In To Human Molotov Cocktails

Former MLB closer Ugueth “Uggie” Urbina was released from a Venezuelan prison five and a half years in to his 14 year sentence for trying to make his workers in to human Moltov cocktails and hacking them up with a machete, all because he thought they stole one of his guns. I’ve never been to Venezuelan prison, but I can imagine five and a half years probably felt like 14,...
Via Extra Pine Tar
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Reliever Ugueth Urbina is Out of Prison, Wants to Pitch

Finalmente con mi Padre! twitter.com/JuanUrbina51/s… — Juan Urbina (@JuanUrbina51) December 23, 2012 Remember this face? He was most recently seen in a Venezuelan court room and before that pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2005. After the season, Urbina was involved in an incident that led to him being charged...
Via Philliedelphia
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ugueth Urbina Released From Venezuelan Prison After Five Years

Former Red Sox reliever Ugueth Urbina was released from a Venezuelan prison on Wednesday after serving five years for attempted murder. Urbina was sentenced to 14 years in 2007 after attacking five workers on his farm who he suspected stole a gun from him. Urbina attacked the men with a machete and attempted to pour gasoline on them. A MACHETE PEOPLE, A MACHETE. According to Deadspin...
Via The Nosebleeds
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
OUT OF THE SLAMMER

Former All-Star released from prison

Two-time All-Star pitcher Ugueth Urbina has been released from a Venezuelan prison after serving a portion of a 14-year sentence for attempted murder.

Via Hall of Very Good
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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