We don't think you'll hear a crazier sports story today.
Or, you know, ever.
Former two-time All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza was reportedly arrested this past Friday for possession of 20 kilos of heroin and cocaine, as the leaked details revealed Friday. But that's not all. According to authorities, the cocaine he possessed had a street value of approximately $500,000.
Oh yeah. He's a smuggler, and a high-level one at that.
Esteban Loaiza Was a 'Sophisticated' Cocaine Smuggler w/ $500k In Blow, Cops Say https://t.co/V4RhWIzkZ3— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) February 12, 2018
According to TMZ Sports and details released by the Sherriff's department, Loaiza was
Shortly after the discovery, a search warrant was issued to search Loaiza's home, which was just "steps away from a pre-school," where about 20 kilograms of cocaine and other drugs were found.
This is a new one: Esteban Loaiza, drug kingpin.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) February 12, 2018
The second-winningest pitcher from Mexico in MLB history was arrested Friday with 20 kilos of heroin or cocaine, according to San Diego police records. He'll be in court Wednesday to face felony drug charges. Details are in pics. pic.twitter.com/312pf21Q4F
Steps away from a pre-school!!! Come on.
The former MLB pitcher is now brought up on three felony charges including
To say this is a shock for one of Mexico's greatest pitchers, who has an MLB record of 126-114