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Jason Vargas • #44 • SP
Ht/Wt:6'0", 215 lbs.
Born:Feb 2, 1983 (37 yrs) in Apple Valley, CA
Hometown:Apple Valley, CA
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Florida in 2004 (2nd round).
Bats:L
Throws:L
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Scouting Report
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 in Major League Baseball. Throws a lot of strikes. Is a bit too hittable at the MLB level, so he is usually under some stress. His approach versus right-handed hitters leaves something to be desired. Also lacks ideal strikeout ability. Injuries are an issue.
Long Range Potential: Savvy veteran left-hander, when healthy.
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