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Brayan Villarreal's family attacked

Updated: March 3, 2013, 5:51 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

Brayan Villarreal's family home in Venezuela was attacked by three armed robbers who threatened to kidnap his relatives in the future, his agent told ESPNDeportes.com.

The Detroit Tigers relief pitcher authorized agent Hector Gomez to tell the story of Friday's attack in San Diego, Valencia, about 112 miles from Caracas, as a warning to other players about the dangers that their families could be facing in Venezuela.

Police were alerted about suspicious circumstances by a ...

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