Vazquez trial date set

Nearly two dozen new counts filed against Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez https://bit.ly/2OrGTOD Subscribe to WPXI: https://on.wpxi.com/YouTube Connect with WPXI online: https://www.wpxi.com/ Download our FREE apps: https://wpxiapps.com/

A trial date has been set for former Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez.

Vazquez, who is facing 25 charges stemming from an alleged relationship with an underaged girl, is scheduled for trial at 9 a.m. on Mar. 16. He will appear in front of Westmoreland County Common Pleas Judge Scott O. Mears.

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