Felipe Vazquez Facing New Charges rotoballer.com Thu 5/28/20 10:48 PM

Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is now facing child-pornography charges in St. Louis, as he's reportedly accused of sending pornographic pictures of himself to a minor last summer. The 28-year-old left-hander was charged with statutory sexual assault and other offenses in September of last year for having improper sexual conduct with a then-13-year-old girl in Arizona. Vazquez was later charged with additional counts of possession of child pornography and unlawful ...

Felipe Vazquez Facing New Sex-Related Charges rotoballer.com Tue 11/19/19 4:08 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez is facing 21 new charges after investigators found evidence of child pornography on devices they say he owned. The charges include 10 counts of child pornography, 10 counts of unlawful contact with a minor and a single charge of corruption of minors. The left-hander was already charged with having sexual contact with a teenage girl in Arizona. It's not looking good for Vazquez, who has been an All-Star closer for the Bucs. If convicted, he'll face ...

Pirates Asking for Big Return on Felipe Vazquez rotoballer.com Sat 7/27/19 12:54 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Felipe Vazquez is likely to be moved before the upcoming trade deadline. The Los Angeles Dodgers have reportedly shown interest in Vazquez, but the Pirates price is not cheap. Pittsburgh is reportedly asking for two of the Dodgers' four top prospects in return for the dominant lefty reliever. Starting pitcher Dustin May and catcher Keibert Ruiz are the main targets for Pittsburgh, according to Jon Morosi. Vazquez has an excellent 1.87 ERA over 40 appearances wit[...]

Fantasy Freebooters - Projecting the Pirates' Second Half rotoballer.com Tue 7/9/19 8:15 AM

We're finally past the point where we know a teams identity. The All-Star break is the standard time for fans, analysts, and front offices to figure out where the team stands, and what to look forward to.The Pittsburgh Pirates came into 2019 expecting to have one of the top rotations in baseball, while the lineup and defense were uncertain to say the least. 81+ games in and well, well, well, how the turntables (for you "The Office" fans). [...]

Felipe Vazquez Takes First Loss On Friday rotoballer.com Sat 7/6/19 9:23 AM

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez (2-1) took the loss on Saturday night, allowing one run on three hits in the tenth inning of a tough 7-6 loss to Milwaukee. Vazquez has now given up a run in two consecutive appearances, raising his ERA to 2.19. Despite his recent scuffle, Vazquez is still one of the best closing options in fantasy.

Daily Slivers of the Fantasy Soapbox - Yesterday's Recap rotoballer.com Sat 6/29/19 10:20 AM


Felipe Vazquez A Target in Trade Talks rotoballer.com Wed 6/26/19 1:53 PM

It is being reported by Jon Morosi that the Los Angeles Dodgers have interest in Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez. [...]

Felipe Vazquez Earns 18th Save rotoballer.com Fri 6/21/19 10:02 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez allowed one hit in an otherwise good outing, slamming the door on the Padres to earn his 18th save of the season. The performance brought his ERA below 2.00 for the first time since the beginning of June. Vazquez's 18 saves rank seventh in the league and he should continue to be one of the best relievers in baseball.

Felipe Vazquez Blows First Save Of The Season Saturday rotoballer.com Sat 6/1/19 9:37 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez blew his first save of the 2019 season against the Brewers, giving up a two-run home run to lose the lead in the ninth inning, leading to the eventual 12-10 loss. The outing raised his ERA from 1.50 to 2.16. Vazquez is still one of the best relievers in fantasy and should bounce back in his next appearance.

Felipe Vazquez Strikes Out Three In Earning 13th Save rotoballer.com Sun 5/19/19 10:46 PM

Pittsburgh Pirates Closer Felipe Vazquez struck out the side while allowing just one hit, earning his 13th save of the season in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Padres. It was a good bounce-back performance from Vazquez, who allowed two runs in a non-save situation in Friday's game. His 13 saves rank third in the National League. As the Pirates continue to improve, Vazquez should continue to rack up the saves.