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Kansas City Royals

 
Jason Vargas
current status: On roster
Birth Date:February 2, 1983 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:Apple Valley, CA
Hometown:Apple Valley, CA
Bats:L
Throws:L
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2004 (2nd round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Season Stats
G GS W L CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB K ERA
YTD 25 25 10 7 1 1 0 162.1 168 64 59 15 34 107 3.27
On Pace 30 30 12 8 1 1 0 193 200 76 70 18 40 127 3.27
Scouting Report
Assets: Has a low-90's fastball, plus a good slider and changeup. Displays impressive poise and command. His slider can be effective against left-handed hitters. Is durable. Throws a lot of strikes.
Flaws: Is a bit too hittable at the big-league level, so he's usually under some stress. His approach versus right-handed hitters leaves something to be desired. Also lacks ideal strikeout ability.
Career Potential: Savvy veteran left-hander.