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JASON VARGAS   +

MLB  Kansas City Royals   40-man Roster
Positions
P-212
Born
February 2, 1983  (31.202)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 215
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Apple Valley  (Apple Valley,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Florida Marlins:  2004-2-68 (June-Reg)  bonus: $525,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Jason Matthew Vargas 
TBC Player ID
36206
MLB Debut
July 14, 2005  (22.162)

Pitch Repertoire

2014SpeedShareStrike%#
Fastball87.1942.863.651004
Changeup80.5630.166.48707
2-Seam Fastball86.8614.268.17333
Curveball74.598.861.17206
unknown73.223.555.4283
Cutter84.740.325.008
Intent Ball60.380.30.006
Recent Contract:  4-years/$32m (2014-2017) by Kansas City Royals
Top Prospect:  team  2005 (#8-FLA)
Control
59
K-Rating
53
Efficiency
54
vsPower
44

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-08-02ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2014-08-02ActiveKansas City Royals YesActivated from DL
2014-07-10DL-15Kansas City Royals YesDL-15 Appendectomy
2013-11-22ActiveKansas City Royals YesSigned to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($32m)
2013-10-31Free Agent  Declared free agency
2013-08-13ActiveLos Angeles Angels YesActivated from DL
2013-08-08DL-15Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YesAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
2013-06-22DL-15Los Angeles Angels YesDL-15 Blood clot, left arm [-]
2013-01-19ActiveLos Angeles Angels YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($8.5m) Avoiding arbitration
2012-12-19ActiveLos Angeles Angels YesTraded from Mariners to Angels for Kendry Morales
2012-05-07ActiveSeattle Mariners Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2008-12-10Traded by Mets with Endy Chavez, Aaron Heilman, Mike Carp, Ezequiel Carrera and Maikel Cleto to Mariners for J.J. Putz, Sean Green and Jeremy Reed
2006-11-20Traded by Marlins with Adam Bostick to Mets for Matt Lindstrom and Henry Owens
2004-06-30signed
Drafted:  Selected by Florida Marlins in 2nd round (68th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Minnesota Twins in 43rd round (1273rd overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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