Pittsburgh Pirates

Felipe Vazquez
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez has been ordered held without bond following his arrest on multiple felony charges including sexual assault of a minor. Read more here.
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Felipe Vazquez #73 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the ninth inning during the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on September 6, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez was taken into custody Tuesday morning by Pennsylvania State Police on one count of computer pornography/solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors. Both charges are felonies.
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Saint Joseph's University's Deon Stafford Jr. played with the West Virginia Power this season, which has earned him a spot in the South Atlantic League All Star Game.
Ron Black
Matt Leon
June 15, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deon Stafford, Jr. was one of the most dangerous hitters to come through Saint Joseph's University in recent memory. His college success led to the Pittsburgh Pirates drafting him in the fifth round last year. This year, the catcher has spent the entire season with...
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In this Oct. 10, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bruce Kison delivers to a Baltimore Orioles batter during Game 1 of the baseball World Series, in Baltimore, Md.
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June 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979 and spent three decades in player development and scouting roles, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton,...
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