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Kennys Vargas

24-Year-Old Designated Hitter – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

AVG

.245

HR

5

RBI

15

R

17

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Vargas wasn't thought to be a top prospect, as he was older than his competition at age 23 in his breakout season at High-A in 2013. However, Vargas thrived at Double-A by hitting .281/.360/.472 with ...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 289   DOB: 8/1/1990   BORN: Canovanas, Puerto Rico   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

July 1, 2015  –  Kennys Vargas News

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Vargas was optioned to Double-A Chattanooga after Wednesday's game, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Kennys Vargas Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 19 R GUL 39 160 142 24 46 19 15 1 3 26 1 0 13 40 0 2 3 .324 .388 .507 .895
2011 20 R ELI 44 191 174 27 56 17 11 0 6 33 0 0 15 50 0 1 1 .322 .377 .489 .866
2012 21 A BEL 41 186 154 22 49 22 10 1 11 36 0 0 28 41 0 3 1 .318 .419 .610 1.029
2013 22 A+ FOR 125 520 457 68 122 53 33 1 19 93 0 0 50 105 0 6 7 .267 .344 .468 .812
2014 23 AA NEW 97 405 356 50 100 34 17 0 17 63 0 2 43 68 0 3 3 .281 .360 .472 .832
2014 23 MAJ MIN 53 234 215 26 59 20 10 1 9 38 0 0 12 63 0 4 3 .274 .316 .456 .772
2015 24 AA CHA 4 16 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 .083 .313 .083 .396
2015 24 AAA ROC 17 63 53 11 16 5 2 0 3 8 0 0 9 19 0 1 0 .302 .397 .509 .906
2015 24 MAJ MIN 47 166 159 17 39 9 4 0 5 15 0 0 7 48 0 0 0 .245 .277 .365 .642
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3-Year Averages     53 234 215 26 59 20 10 1 9 38 0 0 12 63 0 4 3 .274 .316 .456 .772

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Kennys Vargas Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 5 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 4 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 3 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 2 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 1 @Cin 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .277 .365 .642
Jun. 30 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .276 .365 .641
Jun. 29 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .278 .368 .646
Jun. 28 @Mil Did not play.
Jun. 27 @Mil Did not play.
Jun. 26 @Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .280 .370 .650
Jun. 24 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .281 .373 .654
Jun. 23 CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .282 .376 .658
Jun. 22 CWS 4 2 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .283 .379 .662
Jun. 21 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .264 .340 .604
Jun. 20 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .265 .343 .608
Jun. 19 ChC 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .273 .353 .626
Jun. 18 StL 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .273 .348 .621
Jun. 17 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .267 .320 .587
Jun. 16 @StL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .273 .328 .601
Jun. 15 @StL Did not play.
Jun. 14 @Tex Did not play.
Jun. 13 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .275 .331 .606
Jun. 12 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .283 .342 .625
Jun. 10 KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .293 .353 .646
Jun. 9 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .286 .348 .634
Jun. 8 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .293 .358 .651
Jun. 7 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 6 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 5 Mil Did not play.
Jun. 4 @Bos Did not play.
Last 7 Days 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Last 14 Days 19 3 7 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 .368 .368 .526 .894
Last 30 Days 54 5 13 1 0 2 5 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .241 .370 .611

Kennys Vargas: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 13 29
2014 13 40

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Kennys Vargas: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 14

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Kennys Vargas Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20155410280.370.481.885
20149271140.228.315.602

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151057370.181.305.516
2014123198240.309.561.899

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201594145120.298.479.798
2014111188250.297.586.905

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015653030.169.200.417
201410481130.250.317.630
Kennys Vargas Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 19 R GUL 160 142 8.1% 25% 0.33 72% .434 .183
2011 20 R ELI 191 174 7.9% 26.2% 0.30 71% .424 .167
2012 21 A BEL 186 154 15.1% 22% 0.68 73% .373 .292
2013 22 A+ FOR 520 457 9.6% 20.2% 0.48 77% .309 .201
2014 23 AA NEW 405 356 10.6% 16.8% 0.63 81% .306 .191
2014 23 MAJ MIN 234 215 5.1% 26.9% 0.19 71% .350 .182
2015 24 AA CHA 16 12 18.8% 18.8% 1.00 75% .111 .000
2015 24 AAA ROC 63 53 14.3% 30.2% 0.47 64% .419 .207
2015 24 MAJ MIN 166 159 4.2% 28.9% 0.15 70% .321 .120
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3-Year Averages     234 215 5.1% 26.9% 0.19 71% .350 .182

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2015 Stat Review for Kennys Vargas    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.245 AVG
WEAK
70% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.321 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.365 SLG
POOR
.120 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.15 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.2% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
28.9% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.642 OPS
TERRIBLE
.277 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Kennys Vargas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vargas is out of the lineup Sunday against the Brewers, LaVelle E. Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Vargas is out of the lineup Friday against the Brewers, Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Vargas hit his fifth homer as part of a 4-for-4 game with two runs scored and four RBI in Monday's win over the White Sox.

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Vargas is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cubs, Tyler Mason of FOX Sports North reports.

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Vargas went 2-for-4 with a walk-off home run in a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on Thursday.

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Vargas is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rangers.

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Vargas is in the lineup against the Royals on Monday, Betsy Helfand of MLB.com reports.

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Vargas was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Sunday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Vargas is hitting .327 with three home runs in 15 games since he was sent to Triple-A Rochester.

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Vargas was optioned to Triple-A Rochester after Sunday's game against the Rays, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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