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

Finalmente con mi Padre!… — 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

Former All-Star released from prison

It's the kind of Christmas story that makes absolutely no one (probably) all warm and fuzzy...former big leaguer Ugueth Urbina has been released from prison.Wait, you didn't know the two-time All-Star was in prison? Let me get you up to speed. Urbina was arrested by Venezuelan police in 2005 after he allegedly attacked five farm workers with a machete. Yes, a machete!  To make matters...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Juan Urbina; Other Prospect Signings

The international signings have begun, with the first salvo reported by the New York Mets.  According to Baseball Prospectus the Mets have signed Juan Urbina to a bonus of over $1 million.  Juan Urbina is the son of Ugueth Urbina who has a fastball that sits at 88-89 but reaches 91.  As he matures and gets stronger that [...]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 02, 2009  |  Discuss

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