I guess this is one way of flipping that big contract money to ensure that you would have big money for life. The problem is the consequences for getting caught up. TMZ (@tmz) reports, former MLB All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza was arrested Friday in San Diego with at least 44 lbs. of heroin or cocaine, and could face more than 20 years behind bars if convicted.
The 46-year old former pitcher has been charged with possession of more than 20 kilos of heroin or cocaine, Possession or purchase of narcotics, and transportation or sale of narcotics. Loaiza is currently being held at Chula Vista’s South Bay Detention Facility on a $200,000 bail. He’s due to make a court appearance on Wednesday.
Loaiza played for 8 different baseball teams in his major league career and earned more than $43 million. He last played in 2008 with the Chicago White Sox.