Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Detroit Tigers on Wednesday recalled veteran pitcher Ugueth Urbina from Class A Lakeland.
Urbina agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Detroit in the offseason. He also earned a World Series ring with the Florida Marlins last season.
In the 2003 regular season, Urbina was 3-4 with a 2.81 ERA and 32 saves with Texas and Florida
Urbina, who finished the 2003 campaign as the closer for the Marlins, was arrested in the offseason for gun charges, which were eventually dropped.
In an nine-year career in the league, Urbina is 35-37 with a 3.32 ERA and 206 saves. Urbina also played for Boston and Montreal.
Meanwhile, the Tigers designated outfielder Andres Torres for assignment.