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Jason Vargas AW-3

+ Kansas City Royals Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-242
Proper Name: Jason Matthew Vargas
Born: February 2, 1983 (31.327) in Apple Valley, California
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 215 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Apple Valley (Apple Valley,CA)
College: Louisiana State University , Long Beach State University, Cypress College
Drafted: 2004 -- 2nd round (68th overall) by Florida Marlins (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 14,2005 (22.162)
TBC Player ID:36206
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Recent Contract:Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($32m) by Kansas City Royals (2013-11-22)
Organizations:FLO, NYN, SEA, ANA, KCA
Signed by:Robby Corsaro
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (33.46%) -- Changeup (29.14%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (22.70%) -- Cutter (7.46%) -- Curveball (7.23%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 87.31 - [2013] - 87.62 - [2012] - 87.93 - [2011] - 87.53 - [2010] - 86.81

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
58.58 53.33 54.25 44.33
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
2014-08-02AActivated from DL
2014-08-02AActivated from DL
2014-07-10D15DL-15 Appendectomy
2013-11-22ASigned to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($32m)
2013-10-31FADeclared free agency

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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
2002LSUSECNCAA25fr19113.4313200 0211810816162 1.147.710.432.576.862.67--
2003Cypress CollegeNCAANCAA14so201133.11171510 0107.19151374610183 1.287.650.003.878.502.20--
2004Long Beach StateBigWestNCAA14jr21764.14181700 0111985451831906 1.167.950.652.517.302.90--
2004 JamestownNYPLA-40flo21311.9888000041.13517921341301.177.680.442.859.003.15--
2004 GreensboroSALA-flo21212.37330000199551217000.584.260.470.958.058.50--
2005GreensboroSALA-flo22410.7955000033.21643110331000.764.240.262.658.743.30--
2005 JupiterFSLA+37flo22233.4499000055.1472421614600001.117.690.982.299.824.29--
2005 CarolinaSouAA-flo22102.8433000019136637250001.056.161.423.3211.843.57--
2005 Florida MarlinsNLMLB56flo22554.01100073.2713433431590001.388.640.493.777.181.90--
2006AlbuquerquePCLAAA48flo23367.4313130000699860571128510101.8312.781.433.656.651.82--
2006 Florida MarlinsNLMLB56flo23127.33003043503935930252001.8610.471.886.285.230.83--
2007New OrleansPCLAAA43nyn24974.9724240000125141776914441081101.4810.151.013.177.782.45--
2007 New York MetsNLMLB43nyn240112.60000010.11714144241101.9015.303.601.803.602.00.317
2009TacomaPCLAAA25sea26433.1299000051.2481918315461001.218.310.522.607.963.07--
2009 Seattle MarinersALMLB38sea26364.89004091.29853501624541031.339.591.572.355.282.25.294
2010Seattle MarinersALMLB38sea279123.780000192.2187868118541161411.258.720.842.525.412.15.277
2011Seattle MarinersALMLB38sea2810134.2543002012051059522591313141.319.180.992.645.872.22.289
2012Seattle MarinersALMLB38sea2914113.862000217.1201949335551415031.188.341.452.285.852.56.258
2013Salt LakePCLAAA-ana30007.201100004.24443321001.407.205.405.403.600.67--
2013 Los Angeles AngelsALMLB60ana30984.023200150162686717461090151.399.721.022.766.542.37.315
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLB51kca3111103.711100187197827719411281161.279.480.911.976.163.12.300
MLB Totals62684.202041841167011671188575545144342767148221.319.161.112.645.922.24.330
AAA Totals16165.334747000025029116014831902073201.5210.481.123.247.452.30--
AA Totals102.8433000019136637250001.056.161.423.3211.843.57--
A+ Totals233.4499000055472421614600001.117.690.982.299.824.29--
A Totals621.36880000532598212501000.704.250.342.048.494.17--
A- Totals311.988800004135179213413001.177.680.442.859.003.15--
NCAA Totals19103.62483410002392071159698320716301.217.790.343.137.792.49--
Seattle Mariners (4 seasons)36424.08119110634070369133831991192442105111.268.851.172.465.662.30--
Kansas City Royals (1 seasons)11103.7130301100187197827719411281161.279.480.911.976.163.12--
Miami Marlins (2 seasons)675.232918103011712173681361842001.569.311.004.696.461.38--
Los Angeles Angels (1 seasons)984.0224243200150162686717461090151.399.721.022.766.542.37--
New York Mets (1 seasons)0112.60220000101714144241101.9015.303.601.803.602.00--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2002LSUSECNCAA25fr191538980121200890011.211.340.421761.211.421.2141.1319.01647
2003Cypress CollegeNCAANCAA14so20511824768101949102027312 .374.431.5881019.214.330.3991.3520.2107205
2004Long Beach StateBigWestNCAA14jr216020956741445333240415102.354.458.531989.177.373.4231.0341.8111250
2005CarolinaSouAA-flop2235000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
Florida MarlinsNLMLB56flop2226
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38
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2
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002001
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7
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00000.308.333.385718.077.115.4217.00--1027
2006AlbuquerquePCLAAA48flo231114240002002300200.286.375.286661.000.143.3641.50--418
Florida MarlinsNLMLB56flop2316
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15
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1
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001001
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2
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00000.313.353.375728.063.125.3572.00--617
2007New OrleansPCLAAA43nyn242530151002001900300.167.194.200394.033.067.2389.00--634
New York MetsNLMLB43nynp242
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00.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2009Seattle MarinersALMLB38seap264
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01
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00000002
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00000.250.250.250500.000.000.500----14
2010Seattle MarinersALMLB38seap276
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0000000003
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001
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00.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
2011Seattle MarinersALMLB38seap282
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000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
2012Seattle MarinersALMLB38seap295
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22
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00000.400.500.400900.000.200.6672.00--26
MLB Totals716161630040031600200.262.297.311608.049.098.3565.33--1966
AAA Totals36443910040031200500.205.255.227482.023.091.2814.00--1052
AA Totals35000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
NCAA Totals126429112150246169442687780233.350.436.545981.196.359.3951.1326.8234502
Miami Marlins (2 seasons)30424133003002900000.310.341.381722.071.119.3944.50--1644
Seattle Mariners (4 seasons)3917230001001700100.176.222.176398.000.059.3007.00--319
New York Mets (1 seasons)22000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring Training214.32660000252812126820001.4410.082.162.887.20
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring Training102.573100007732136101.439.001.293.867.71
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring Training000.001000001000000000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Peoria Saguaros102.169100002520761513001.007.200.361.804.68
2009Seattle MarinersMLB Spring Training004.6352000011.21576066101.8011.570.004.634.63
2010Seattle MarinersMLB Spring Training013.0464000023.223985712201.278.751.902.664.56
2011Seattle MarinersMLB Spring Training104.24440000172398129001.4712.180.531.064.76
2012Seattle MarinersMLB Spring Training0112.463000008.2141212226001.8514.542.082.086.23
2013Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring Training127.5466000022.23019194718001.6311.911.592.787.15
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring Training203.006600002424883514001.219.001.121.885.25
2014KC RoyalsWorld Series006.7511000046330231062.0013.500.004.506.75
2014KC RoyalsDivisional Series003.0011000063222120060.674.503.001.503.00
2014KC RoyalsChampionship Series101.691100005.12111360060.943.381.695.0610.13
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
2004JamestownNYPLA-P8 2610.889--9.00
2004GreensboroSALAP3 12001.000--9.00
 
2005GreensboroSALAP5 26001.000--14.40
2005JupiterFSLA+P9 25001.000--7.00
2005CarolinaSouAAP3 01001.000--3.00
2005Florida MarlinsNLMLBP1773213011.0001.857.94
 
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBP124317011.0001.676.00
 
2007New York MetsNLMLBP2100000.0000.000.00
 
2009TacomaPCLAAAP9 05011.000--5.00
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBP2391313031.0001.586.26
 
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBP31192917001.0001.227.55
 
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBP3220142412.9661.257.88
 
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBP3321772820.9461.459.55
 
2013Salt LakePCLAAAP1 01001.000--9.00
2013Los Angeles AngelsALMLBP2415071912.9631.569.75
 
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBP3018772223.9351.408.70
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP204116440143612.9681.418.07
 AAAP10006011.000--5.40
 AAP3001001.000--3.00
 A+P9025001.000--7.00
 AP8038001.000--12.38
 A-P802610.889--9.00


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