Felipe Vazquez (born July 5, 1991) is a Venezuelan professional Baseball pitcher playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball. Let us know some important facts about this baseball player.
1. Felipe Vazquez was arrested on charges of sexual assault with a minor girl!
This 28-year baseball player is popularly known by his nickname “Nightmare.” He was recently arrested on September 17, 2019, by the Pennsylvania Police officials on charges of sexual assault, computer pornography & and having unlawful contact with a minor. Felipe is known to have provided obscene material to a minor and soliciting a child who was just 13 years old.
According to the recent criminal complaint released by Pennsylvania, the Nightmare famed baseball player has admitted to a 2017 sexual encounter with a minor girl and he further described it as “sex but not really.”
2. The investigation of the Nightmare famed star player
As the Florida law enforcement and Pennsylvania State Police started there investigation from August, they found several electronic devices which were seized at Vazquez’s Pittsburgh apartment, according to FDLE statement.
According to the state court affidavit that was filled in Florida, the baseball player is known to have sent some inappropriate photographs and video to the minor girl from his cell phone on July 16. However, the video doesn’t reveal his face but the authorities were able to identify him through his tattoos and unique body. Currently, the player is known to be held in Allegheny County Jail.
3. Felipe Vazquez has previously played for Washington Nationals
This 28-year-old Baseball player started his Baseball career as an International free agent by signing with Tampa Bay Rays on July 2008. Vazquez represented Tampa Bay Rays at the 2012 All-star Futures Game.
The “Nightmare” famed star was later traded to Washington Nationals on February 13, 2014, in exchange for Nate Karns. After the regular season of the game “Nightmares” was later assigned to Mesa Solar Sox of Arizona Fall League.
Vazquez made his Major league debut in April 2015 over Philadelphia Phillies. In 2016, the Nationals traded Felipe, along with Taylor Hearn to the Pittsburgh Pirates of MLB. This Controversial baseball player was an All-Star in 2018 & 2019. He was the relief pitcher for the Pirates and he is best known for his fastest throw.
4. Pittsburgh Pirates seems to be in Turmoil following Felipe Vazquez Arrest
Since the All-Star Arrest on sexual assault case, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ season seems to be getting worse. Recently, one of the coaches received a suspension from the team following the physical and verbal altercations in the clubhouse between staff members and players.
However, it seems to be pale in comparison to the recent arrest of Felipe Vazquez by Pennsylvania State Police. He was arrested for having an alleged relationship with a 13-year-old girl. The two met during the 2017 season and the girl asked for a picture with him. According to Walikali.com
5. Felipe Vazquez was involved in a fight with his fellow relief pitcher!!!
Eight days before Felipe got arrested by the police officials he was involved in a fight with his fellow relief pitcher Kyle Crick in the visitor’s clubhouse at Oracle Park in San Francisco. Following the fight, “Nightmare” was fined $10,000 for instigating the fight and Kyle was docked with $2,500 and additionally, he underwent surgery on his right index finger.