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Kansas City Royals

 
Jason Vargas
current status: Off season (on 40-man 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 30 30 11 10 1 1 0 187 197 82 77 19 41 128 3.71
Playoffs 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 15.1 11 6 6 3 6 11 3.52
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.