Esteban Loaiza Arrested Carrying 44 Pounds Of Heroin And Cocaine

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Former MLB pitcher and the second-winningest pitcher from Mexico in MLB history, Esteban Loaiza was arrested on Friday in San Diego County on for transporting roughly 44 pounds of heroin and cocaine, according to Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan.

Loaiza, who spent 14 years pitching in the majors, is due to be arraigned on Wednesday with bail set at $200,000.

Loaiza pitched for a number of teams during his career in the majors with his best season coming in 2003 with the Chicago White Sox when he went 21-9 with a 2.90 ERA and finished second in the Cy Young award balloting.

Loaiza finished his career with a 126-114 record and posting a 4.65 ERA in 377 games.


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