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Call to the Pen Sep 18, 2019

Pirates: Felipe Vazquez arrested on felony charges of soliciting a child

The Pittsburgh Pirates received sobering news on Tuesday afternoon, as Felipe Vazquez was arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child. The Pittsburgh Pirates 2019 season officially reached its nadir. Star closer Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody by the Pennsylvania State Police early Tuesday and later arraigned in Allegheny County. There was a […] Pirates: Felipe Vazquez arrested on felony charges of soliciting a child - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mariners trounce Pirates 6-0 on dark day for team

Mariners trounce Pirates 6-0 on dark day for team

How could baseball be a focal point with the specter of those heinous charges levied against Felipe Vazquez?
Rum Bunter Sep 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Blown Out In Series Opener vs Seattle Mariners

The Pittsburgh Pirates kicked off their final interleague series of the 2019 season with a loss on Tuesday night After a tumultuous day at PNC Park that saw Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez arrested on multiple disturbing charges, the team still had a game to play. After all of the chaos of the afternoon’s […] Pittsburgh Pirates Blown Out In Series Opener vs Seattle Mariners - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Sep 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vazquez Arrested, Dealt Multiple Charges

Earlier today ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported that Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested in Lee County, Florida, with a multitude of charges. Passan’s initial tweet came earlier right before 12:30, containing some truly disturbing news. Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez has been arrested and charged with one count of computer pornography, solicitation of a […] Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vazquez Arrested, Dealt Multiple Charges - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
How the Pirates are handling yet another off-field calamity

How the Pirates are handling yet another off-field calamity

Chris Archer, Keone Kela and Clint Hurdle spoke about how the Pirates are handling the Felipe Vazquez situation.
Los Angeles Times Sep 17, 2019
Felipe Vazquez, once pursued by the Dodgers, is arrested on child solicitation charge

Felipe Vazquez, once pursued by the Dodgers, is arrested on child solicitation charge

Felipe Vazquez, the pitcher the Dodgers tried to acquire at the trade deadline, was arrested Tuesday morning on charges that include solicitation of a child.
Lone Star Ball Sep 17, 2019
Felipe Vazquez arrested on solicitation charges

Felipe Vazquez arrested on solicitation charges

Photo by Justin Berl/ Felipe Vazquez, the Pittsburgh Pirates closer, has been arrested on pornography and solicitation charges Felipe Vazquez has been arrested, with the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher being charged with solicitation of a child, providing obscene material to a minor, and computer pornography, per a report out of Pittsburgh. Vazquez reportedly “sent a message to a 15 year old girl suggesting they would meet for sex.” Vazquez will, I would assume, be put on the inactive list for the rest of the season while this plays out, and will be subject to MLB’s off field conduct...
Rum Bunter Sep 12, 2019

Should The Pittsburgh Pirates Part Ways With Kyle Crick?

Should the Pittsburgh Pirates look to part ways with one of their primary set up relievers this offseason? On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that reliever Kyle Crick‘s 2019 season was over. His season ended early due to undergoing finger surgery. The cause of this finger surgery? A clubhouse altercation with closer Felipe Vazquez prior […] Should The Pittsburgh Pirates Part Ways With Kyle Crick? - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Sep 10, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates News: Kyle Crick’s Season Ends After Altercation With Felipe Vazquez

Things continue to go sideways for the Pittsburgh Pirates Entering the Major League Baseball All-Star Break the Pittsburgh Pirates were the hottest team in baseball. The Bucs had won 5 of 7 and 14 of 21. This stretch got the team to 44-45 on the season, 2.5 games out of both first place in the […] Pittsburgh Pirates News: Kyle Crick’s Season Ends After Altercation With Felipe Vazquez - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Felipe Vazquez shines (once again) in Pirates’ win

Felipe Vazquez shines (once again) in Pirates’ win

Felipe Vazquez picked up the final four outs to help the Pirates beat the Phillies, 5-4, on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
DodgerBlue.com Aug 20, 2019
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle Believes Dodgers Are Quality Team But Would Be ‘Stronger’ With Felipe Vazquez

Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle Believes Dodgers Are Quality Team But Would Be ‘Stronger’ With Felipe Vazquez

In the weeks leading up to the July 31 trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers were linked to some of the...

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