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Kennys Vargas

24-Year-Old Designated Hitter – Minnesota Twins

2015 Stats

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.248

HR

3

RBI

10

R

12

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

May 17, 2015  –  Kennys Vargas News

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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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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 AAA ROC 5 20 19 4 8 3 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .421 .450 .789 1.239
2015 24 MAJ MIN 29 112 105 12 26 6 3 0 3 10 0 0 7 30 0 0 0 .248 .295 .362 .657
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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
May. 24 @CWS Did not play.
May. 23 @CWS Did not play.
May. 22 @CWS Did not play.
May. 20 @Pit Did not play.
May. 19 @Pit Did not play.
May. 17 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .295 .362 .657
May. 16 TB Did not play.
May. 15 TB 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .297 .365 .662
May. 14 @Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .299 .360 .659
May. 13 @Det Did not play.
May. 12 @Det 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .308 .371 .679
May. 10 @Cle Did not play.
May. 9 @Cle 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .300 .355 .655
May. 8 @Cle 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .295 .352 .647
May. 7 Oak 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .289 .349 .638
May. 6 Oak 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .267 .346 .613
May. 5 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .259 .300 .559
May. 4 Oak 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .272 .316 .588
May. 3 CWS 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .260 .306 .566
May. 2 CWS Did not play.
May. 1 CWS 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .250 .254 .504
Apr. 30 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .232 .234 .466
Apr. 29 Det 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .246 .250 .496
Apr. 28 Det Did not play.
Apr. 27 Det Did not play.
Apr. 26 @Sea Did not play.
Apr. 25 @Sea 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .230 .232 .462
Apr. 24 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .250 .255 .505
Apr. 22 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .269 .277 .546
Apr. 21 @KC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .255 .279 .534
Last 7 Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 22 2 7 2 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .318 .409 .727
Last 30 Days 65 10 18 2 0 2 7 4 17 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .319 .400 .719

Kennys Vargas: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 8 21
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
2015387140.368.447.862
20149271140.228.315.602

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015675260.179.313.539
2014123198240.309.561.899

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015559370.291.473.800
2014111188250.297.586.905

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015503030.200.240.499
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 AAA ROC 20 19 5% 25% 0.20 74% .500 .368
2015 24 MAJ MIN 112 105 6.3% 26.8% 0.23 71% .319 .114
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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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.248 AVG
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71% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.319 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

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.362 SLG
POOR
.114 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

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0.23 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.3% BB Rate
WEAK
26.8% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.657 OPS
POOR
.295 OBP
POOR

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

Vargas is in the lineup Thursday against Detroit, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Vargas is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Tigers, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Vargas is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians.

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Vargas is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Athletics, Brandon Warne of 105 The Ticket reports.

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Vargas went 2-for-4 in Monday's win over Oakland. He's hitting .400 (8-for-2) over his last five games.

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Vargas is batting fifth and playing first base against the White Sox on Sunday, FOX Sports North reports.

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Vargas is not in the lineup Saturday against the White Sox, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Vargas in the lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Vargas will start at first base and hit seventh in Wednesday's game against the Tigers, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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