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Kennys Vargas

24-Year-Old Designated Hitter – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

AVG

.250

HR

1

RBI

3

R

1

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

April 16, 2015  –  Kennys Vargas News

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Vargas hit his first homer of the year -- a two-run shot -- and added a single Thursday against the Royals.

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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 MAJ MIN 8 30 28 1 7 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 .250 .300 .393 .693
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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

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Kennys Vargas Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 16 KC 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .393 .693
Apr. 15 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .269 .250 .519
Apr. 13 KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .304 .286 .590
Apr. 12 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 11 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .263 .235 .498
Apr. 10 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .333 .308 .641
Apr. 9 @Det 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .333 .633
Apr. 8 @Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Apr. 6 @Det 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Last 7 Days 23 1 6 1 0 1 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .292 .435 .727
Last 14 Days 28 1 7 1 0 1 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .393 .693
Last 30 Days 28 1 7 1 0 1 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .300 .393 .693

Kennys Vargas: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 1 7
2014 13 40

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Kennys Vargas Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015121130.417.6671.083
20149271140.228.315.602

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015160000.125.188.410
2014123198240.309.561.899

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015111130.364.6361.000
2014111188250.297.586.905

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015170000.176.235.498
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 MAJ MIN 30 28 6.7% 23.3% 0.29 75% .300 .143
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3-Year Averages     234 215 5.1% 26.9% 0.19 71% .350 .182

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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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.250 AVG
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75% Contact Rate
POOR
.300 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

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.393 SLG
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.143 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.29 BB/K
POOR
6.7% BB Rate
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23.3% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.693 OPS
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.300 OBP
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Kennys Vargas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vargas is not in Sunday's starting lineup against the White Sox, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Vargas went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout in Wednesday's loss to the Tigers.

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Vargas went 1-for-3 with his third home run this spring in Tuesday's win over Baltimore. He's hitting .292 (7-for-24) with a 1.013 OPS in eight games this spring.

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Vargas is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Vargas was 2-for-5 with a solo home run in the Twins' victory over Cleveland on Friday night.

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Vargas is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the White Sox, according to LaVelle Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Vargas went 2-for-5 with three RBI and his sixth home run of the season Wednesday in a win over the White Sox.

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Vargas was productive Monday afternoon, going 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI against the Orioles.

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Vargas went 3-for-5 with a run scored in Sunday's loss to Detroit.

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Vargas went 2-for-4 with five RBI in the Twins' win over the Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

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Vargas was 3-for-4 with a solo homer and two runs scored in a win over Cleveland on Thursday afternoon.

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Vargas was 3-for-4 with a homer, a double, three RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's loss to the Royals.

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Vargas went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Wednesday's win over the Astros.

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