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Jason Vargas
ERA W-L K
0.44 3-0 23
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-0 / 215 NFBC ADP: 585.61
Position: SPBorn: 2/2/1983 Birthplace: Apple Valley, California
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 2nd Round by Marlins (2004)


Latest News
Apr. 20 9:59 AM PT10:59 AM MT11:59 AM CT12:59 PM ET12:59 ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST12:29 PM VEN20:59 UAE11:59 AM CT-Vargas delivered another brilliant start to defeat San Francisco on Wednesday. The resurgent left-hander struck out nine while permitting just four hits over seven innings in Kansas City's 2-0 win.
Analysis: After missing all of last season recovering from Tommy John surgery, Vargas has allowed only one run across 20 2/3 innings in winning each of his three 2017 starts. That's enough of a sample size for fantasy owners to fell confident using the 34-year-old in all formats.
Apr. 14 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Vargas turned in a second straight strong start Thursday, when he limited the A's to four hits and a walk and struck out eight over 7 2/3 innings to lead the Royals to a 3-2 victory.
Analysis: After missing much of the last two seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery, Vargas seems to have regained his prior form in 2017. The left-hander threw six innings of one-run ball to defeat Houston in Friday's season debut He'll try to keep his excellent run going in an interesting matchup with San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday.
Apr. 8 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Vargas held Houston to a run and six hits and struck out six over six innings while leading Kansas City to its first victory of the season Friday.
Analysis: Vargas, who returned from Tommy John surgery last September, got his first victory since June 8, 2015. ''Vargas was fantastic,'' manager Ned Yost said. ''We knew that getting him back gave us someone we could count on every fifth day.''

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 Fla 5 5 0 - 0 17 13 1 73.2 71 34 33 4 31 4 59 1.38 4.03
2006 Fla 1 2 0 - 0 12 5 0 43.0 50 39 35 9 30 3 25 1.86 7.33
2007 NYM 0 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 10.1 17 14 14 4 2 1 4 1.84 12.19
2009 Sea 3 6 0 - 0 23 14 0 91.2 98 53 50 16 24 1 54 1.33 4.91
2010 Sea 9 12 0 - 0 31 31 0 192.2 187 86 81 18 54 3 116 1.25 3.78
2011 Sea 10 13 0 - 0 32 32 4 201.0 205 105 95 22 59 4 131 1.31 4.25
2012 Sea 14 11 0 - 0 33 33 2 217.1 201 94 93 35 55 1 141 1.18 3.85
2013 LAA 9 8 0 - 0 24 24 3 150.0 162 68 67 17 46 2 109 1.39 4.02
2014 KC 11 10 0 - 0 30 30 1 187.0 197 82 77 19 41 4 128 1.27 3.71
2015 KC 5 2 0 - 0 9 9 0 43.0 46 20 19 5 12 0 27 1.35 3.98
2016 KC 0 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 12.0 8 3 3 1 3 0 11 0.92 2.25
2017 KC 3 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 20.2 14 1 1 0 2 0 23 0.77 0.44
Career 70 70 0 - 0 219 199 11 1242.1 1256 599 568 150 359 23 828 1.30 4.11

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2005 Fla 18 26 3 8 2 0 0 2 1 7 0 0 .308 .333 .385
2006 Fla 12 16 1 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .313 .353 .375
2007 NYM 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2009 Sea 23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2010 Sea 31 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Sea 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 Sea 33 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 .400 .500 .400
Career 220 61 6 16 3 0 0 4 3 16 0 0 .262 .297 .311

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2014 KC Total 1 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 15.1 11 6 6 3 6 0 11 3.52
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 3.00
    LCS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.1 2 1 1 1 3 0 6 1.69
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.0 6 3 3 0 2 0 3 6.75
Career 1 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 15.1 11 6 6 3 6 0 11 3.52

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2014 KC Total 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 152 89 84 86.9 53.71
Curveball 42 76 72 74.4 14.84
Changeup 89 83 78 80.6 31.45

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