Felipe Vazquez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Felipe Vazquez moves prisons ahead of child sex case court date

    TMZ "Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez will face a Pennsylvania judge Wednesday in his child sex case -- where he's expected to enter a plea to charges he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. TMZ Sports has obtained Vazquez's new mug shot ahead of his court hearing..." September 25

  • Police: Felipe Vazquez Did Suspect Girl Was Underage

    TMZ "Pennsylvania State Police say MLB pitcher Felipe Vazquez suspected the victim in his child solicitation case was underage when he first met her ... but he had sex with her anyway. TMZ Sports has obtained the police criminal complaint filed by the Penn. State Police in..." September 18

  • Pirates' Chris Archer On Felipe Vazquez, 'We're Hoping That Stuff's Not True'

    TMZ "Pirates ace Chris Archer appeared floored by the child sexual assault allegations against his teammate, Felipe Vazquez ... saying the crimes he's accused of are "heinous" and he hopes they're not true. "I do have a 14-year-old sister,"..." September 18

  • Felipe Vazquez allegedly met underage victim at PNC Park

    Larry Brown Sports "Details of Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez’s alleged solicitation of a minor continue to get more disturbing. Four more charges were filed against Vazquez on Tuesday after police in Pennsylvania spoke to the alleged victim. She told police that she first met Vazquez in..." September 17

  • Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez arrested, charged with solicitation of child

    WTAE Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of computer pornography - solicitation of a child and providing obscene material to minors, authorities said Tuesday. Vazquez is being held in the Allegheny County Jail, awaiting extradition to Lee County,..." September 17

  • Felipe Vazquez's fight with Kyle Crick began over locker room music

    Bleacher Report "Monday's clubhouse altercation between Pittsburgh Pirates relievers Felipe Vazquez and Kyle Crick reportedly started over an issue with music being played.  According to Nubyjas Wilborn of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Vazquez asked Crick to turn off the..." September 12

  • Pirates' Crick: Vazquez threw 1st punch during clubhouse fight

    The Score "Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Kyle Crick is pulling back the curtain on Monday's clubhouse altercation with teammate Felipe Vazquez. Crick injured his right index finger during the incident and required season-ending extensor tendon repair surgery..." September 11

  • Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Kyle Crick injured in altercation with closer Felipe Vazquez

    USA Today "Tensions in the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse have apparently gone from bad to worse.  Reliever Kyle Crick underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a tendon in his right index finger, an injury that resulted from an altercation with All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez.  The..." September 11

  • Pirates reliever Felipe Vazquez will not be traded

    Clutch Points "One of the most coveted relief pitchers supposedly on the trade market will in fact not be changing teams. According to ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan, Pittsburgh Pirates left-handed reliever Felipe Vazquez has not been traded prior to the 4 p.m. EST deadline Trade talks..." July 31

  • Trade Chatter On Felipe Vazquez Reportedly Increasing

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Pirates have long received calls on star closer Felipe Vazquez, but on deadline day the club is “listening more actively” than before, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription link). A source even tells Rosenthal that it’s now as likely..." July 31

  • Dodgers Trade Talks With Pirates for Felipe Vazquez Reportedly Stall as LA Won't Deal Top Prospect

    Dodger Blue "Like in previous years, a Los Angeles Dodgers farm system that is rich in talent has been the source of speculation as talks intensify before the MLB trade deadline. This season, the Dodgers have fielded plenty of reported interest for Gavin Lux, Dustin May and Keibert Ruiz. In their..." July 29

  • Pirates' Felipe Vazquez Names Favorite Cities ... Amid Trade Rumors

    TMZ "Did Felipe Vazquez just drop a huge hint on where he'd prefer to be traded if the Pirates deal him this week??? Sure seems like it ... 'cause when we got the superstar closer out in NYC -- he told us he's a BIG fan of New York and Chicago!!! Felipe -- who's..." July 29

  • Pirates' Felipe Vazquez remains Dodgers' top relief choice despite steep price

    Dodger Blue "One of the worst-kept secrets, if it can still be considered such, is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ desire to acquire relief help prior to the July 31 trade deadline. Like in previous years, there’s been plenty of speculation tying the Dodgers to prominent players who may be..." July 27

  • Dodgers Need to Do Whatever it Takes to Trade for Felipe Vazquez or Shane Greene

    12 Up "Once a point of pride for the Los Angeles Dodgers, their bullpen has morphed into a major question mark over the course of the 2019 season. Joe Kelly looks like a totally different pitcher as opposed to the one who shut down these same Dodgers just months ago, Pedro Baez has lost his..." July 22

  • Pirates GM: No plans to trade Felipe Vazquez

    MLB.com "Neal Huntington is going to field plenty of phone calls and text messages over the next 10 days. Of course he is -- that’s his job leading up to the Trade Deadline. But even if the Pirates trade away veterans for prospects, the general manager won’t be picking up his phone to offer..." July 21

  • Pirates Asking Price From Dodgers for Felipe Vazquez is Absurdly High and it Absolutely Should Be

    12 Up "The All-Star Game has come and gone, and now the next big thing on the MLB calendar is the trade deadline. Contending teams will be looking everywhere to improve their respective rosters, including the Los Angeles Dodgers, who look like one of the best teams in baseball, sans..." July 10

  • Felipe Vazquez Named To National League All-Star Team

    CBS Pittsburgh "It’s official, the Pirates’ Felipe Vazquez is heading to the 2019 MLB All-Star Game. The Pirates pitcher is making his second straight appearance in the game. Vazquez is tied for fifth in the National League with 19 saves. Since 2017, he has 77 saves, good for..." July 06

  • Pirates GM Downplays Possibility Of Felipe Vazquez Trade

    MLB Trade Rumors "Rumors of trading their star players are commonplace for the payroll-conscious Pirates, whose front office has been forced into tough decisions for budgetary reasons on numerous occasions in the past. This year, there have already been rumors of teams with interest in standout closer Felipe..." July 01

  • Dodgers reportedly interested in Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking to solidify their bullpen at the trade deadline, and they have been linked to some of the game’s top closers. The latest is Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Felipe Vazquez. Unlike the Dodgers, who are leading the NL West, the Pirates have just 36..." June 26