Vicente Padilla faces arrest in Nicaragua

Vicente Padilla, who was signed to a minor-league contract by the Red Sox, faces arrest in his native Nicaragua.

The Nicaragua Dispatch reports that Padilla had his passport revoked and is the subject of a “capture order” after failing to pay $540 a month in child support for his 10th child.


According to, Padilla has made approximately $50 million in his career.

Padilla is expected to be among the many competitors for a spot in the Red Sox rotation.

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