What I’m Hearing: Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Felipe Vazquez has been arrested for soliciting a child for sexual acts. As Bob Nightengale details, he may never pitch in the MLB again. USA TODAY
Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez in Pittsburgh for allegedly soliciting a child for sexual acts and faces multiple felonies in both Florida and Pennsylvania for separate crimes.
At a press conference in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police spokesman Steve Limani said Vázquez would be arraigned later today and that Vázquez would likely remain in the state.
“There’s no reason to relinquish him until they work through the charges,” Limani said, adding that Florida authorities have been helpful.
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