Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star Closer Felipe Vázquez Arrested, Charged With Soliciting a Child


Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez, a two-time All-Star, was arrested Tuesday on charges of solicitation of a child and providing obscene material to a minor.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced in a press release that their investigation “began in August of this year after agents obtained information that Vazquez had a reported sexual relationship with a 13-year old female victim.”

That alleged victim, now 15, had an ongoing text-based relationship with the 28-year-old pitcher, the FDLE said, and recently received a video from Vázquez in which he performed a sex act.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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