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Former pitcher Vazquez hired by baseball union

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 30, 2014 at 2:46 pm •  Published: April 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Former pitcher Javier Vazquez has been hired as international special assistant to baseball players' union head Tony Clark.

The 37-year-old Vazquez, who played from 1998-2011, is a former player representative and member of the union's bargaining team, He lives in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where he was born and raised.

His hiring was announced Wednesday.