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Jason Vargas
Birthdate: 2/2/1983 (34 y, 1 m, 23 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 27, Overall: 68, Team: Florida Marlins
Contract: $8.5M / 1 Years (2013)
Extension: $32M / 4 Years (2014 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Vargas gave up four runs -- two earned -- on three hits over two innings in his start against the Mariners on Thursday. (3/17/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Fantasy owners may be tempted to give Vargas a little love after his short major league stint with a borderline elite strikeout and walk rate last year. His production would place him near the likes of Johnny Cueto, John Lackey, Drew Pomeranz, and Kyle Hendricks. Time to return from La-La land. It was only three starts, and he threw a total 12 innings. His fastball velocity was down 1.5 mph and his batting average on balls in play was at .219. Vargas' production should be at or worse than his 2011 to 2015 seasons, when he had 6 strikeouts per nine innings and a ~4.00 ERA. He is unplayable in most leagues except AL-only and 20-team or deeper formats. (Jeff Zimmerman)

The Quick Opinion: Vargas's 2016 results should be ignored. He should be used only in spot starts.

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SeasonAwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2005Away36.04.50167408119182181224.272.364.386.334
2006Away31.18.33158388132298212415.286.406.567.407
2007Away3.124.302311009922102.524.565.810.581
2009Away52.26.4922662151393811131125.293.339.546.373
2010Away89.04.8538293243504810241154.261.311.436.325
2011Away86.23.9537995170463810292348.274.337.415.330
2012Away118.24.78496122251646326330172.264.315.495.347
2013Away71.04.823158613139388221449.298.359.440.351
2014Away85.22.733607712231267312361.236.309.352.296
2015Away24.03.7510627401110480113.278.340.443.342
2016Away4.04.50152102211004.143.200.429.263
TotalAway602.14.77262765312710342319892021120367.272.335.450.341

SeasonAwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2005Away6.004.501.330.5014.4 %10.8 %3.6 %.2721.61.31471.7 %4.085.31
2006Away4.316.030.712.309.5 %13.3 %-3.8 %.2861.88.27359.9 %7.907.14
2007Away5.405.401.005.408.7 %8.7 %0.0 %.5243.90.52939.2 %11.646.85
2009Away4.272.221.921.8811.1 %5.8 %5.3 %.2931.42.29061.1 %5.664.94
2010Away5.462.432.251.0114.1 %6.3 %7.9 %.2611.31.28365.4 %4.174.57
2011Away4.983.011.661.0412.7 %7.7 %5.0 %.2741.43.29471.7 %4.534.76
2012Away5.462.502.181.9714.5 %6.7 %7.9 %.2641.31.26476.9 %5.594.92
2013Away6.212.792.231.0115.6 %7.0 %8.6 %.2981.52.33672.4 %4.234.42
2014Away6.413.261.970.7416.9 %8.6 %8.3 %.2361.26.27179.1 %3.964.31
2015Away4.883.001.631.5012.3 %7.6 %4.7 %.2781.46.28882.2 %5.345.08
2016Away9.002.254.002.2526.7 %6.7 %20.0 %.1430.75.11162.5 %5.154.39
TotalAway5.483.021.821.3314.0 %7.7 %6.3 %.2721.42.28971.0 %4.894.86

SeasonAwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2005Away0.8222.5 %35.0 %42.5 %17.6 %3.9 %9.5 %0.0 %44.7 %26.8 %28.5 %17.1 %51.2 %31.7 %622228394
2006Away0.7214.8 %35.7 %49.6 %10.5 %14.0 %4.9 %33.3 %43.2 %27.1 %29.7 %6.8 %63.6 %29.7 %594249345
2007Away0.7526.3 %31.6 %42.1 %25.0 %25.0 %66.7 %0.0 %26.3 %36.8 %36.8 %31.6 %52.6 %15.8 %873354
2009Away0.7523.1 %33.0 %44.0 %7.5 %13.8 %3.3 %20.0 %41.7 %36.9 %21.4 %13.9 %59.4 %26.7 %822317505
2010Away0.8515.5 %38.7 %45.8 %12.5 %7.4 %5.2 %60.0 %44.0 %33.1 %22.9 %17.9 %53.3 %28.8 %1420500920
2011Away0.9022.2 %36.9 %41.0 %18.3 %8.3 %9.3 %33.3 %41.8 %35.5 %22.7 %25.4 %48.2 %26.4 %1399503896
2012Away0.7918.6 %35.9 %45.5 %8.5 %14.8 %4.3 %33.3 %40.3 %36.2 %23.6 %15.6 %50.0 %34.4 %18786951183
2013Away1.1022.6 %40.6 %36.8 %11.6 %9.3 %13.7 %0.0 %37.9 %35.8 %26.3 %22.5 %49.6 %27.9 %1166420746
2014Away0.9824.5 %37.4 %38.1 %10.2 %7.1 %3.1 %50.0 %45.3 %31.7 %23.0 %18.9 %57.7 %23.4 %1411541870
2015Away1.1320.5 %42.2 %37.3 %9.7 %12.9 %20.0 %100.0 %54.8 %32.1 %13.1 %20.2 %42.9 %36.9 %409156253
2016Away0.3320.0 %20.0 %60.0 %33.3 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %40.0 %20.0 %20.0 %60.0 %20.0 %702248
TotalAway0.8720.5 %37.0 %42.5 %12.0 %10.5 %7.7 %32.5 %42.5 %33.8 %23.7 %18.4 %52.7 %28.9 %987836646214