Vazquez was convicted of sexual assault in May and was later sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The conviction of former Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez will stand.

According to the Tribune-Review, a judge in Westmoreland County rejected an appeal by Vazquez.

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The judge ruled that there was enough evidence to convict Vazquez of having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl.

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Vazquez was convicted of sexual assault in May and was later sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison.