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December 27, 2012

Former closer Ugueth Urbina is a "free agent"

Clubs that are looking for a veteran reliever suddenly have another option on the market. Former major league closer Ugueth Urbina has recently become a free agent of sorts. According to reports, he is freshly free from prison after serving five years in his native Venezuela where he's been in the pokey for five years after an attempted murder conviction.

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