Relief pitcher Urbina charged with attempted murder

Updated: November 9, 2005, 11:37 PM ET
Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Free agent relief pitcher Ugueth Urbina was formally charged Wednesday with attempted murder and will remain in prison while he is tried, his lawyer said.

Urbina, who most recently pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies before becoming a free agent, was taken to a detention center in Los Teques, just west of Caracas. He did not speak to reporters.

The 31-year-old right-hander is accused of joining a group of men in attacking and injuring five workers with machetes ...

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