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Felipe Vazquez faces additional charges for child pornography in St. Louis.
Vazquez was originally arrested in Florida with a count of computer pornography, solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors in September. He is now facing 20 charges involving crimes with minors. Vazquez was placed on administrative leave by the Pirates. If found guilty, Vazquez’s baseball playing days are likely over.
Felipe Vazquez has been arrested and charged with one count of computer pornography, soliciting a child, and one count of providing obscene material to minors.
The Pirates have yet to issue a statement on this matter. MLB will likely launch its own investigation and work with the local police. According to Passan, Vazquez will be put on administrative leave by MLB.
Felipe Vazquez picked up the save Monday against the Giants, striking out two and allowing one baserunner in the ninth inning.
Vazquez made quick work of the Giants, needing just 11 pitches to retire the side. Over the season, Vazquez has a 1.71 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 87:12 K:BB across 58 innings.
Felipe Vazquez allowed two hits and no walks across 1.1 innings Friday against the Cardinals, earning the save. He struck out three.
Vazquez struck out the final batter of the eighth, then got through the ninth despite allowing two hits. He has 25 saves this season with a 1.74 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, and 85 strikeouts in 57 innings.
Felipe Vazquez allowed one run on one hit with one strikeout during a blown save in the ninth inning Tuesday against the Marlins.
Vazquez only allowed one hit, but it was a solo home run that tied the game and sent it to extra innings. On the season, Vazquez is 5-1 with 24 saves in 27 chances. He also has a 1.78 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 82 strikeouts in 55.2 innings this season.