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Kevin Vargas

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Kevin Vargas
Name: Kevin Vargas
Born: Feb 14, 2000 in Guayama, Puerto Rico
High School: International Baseball Academy, Ceiba, P.R.
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
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Career167.228.337.2690
Drafted in the 22nd round (663rd overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2018 (signed for $100,000)
Perhaps the most well-known Puerto Rican player in the 2018 draft class because of his participation in high profile showcases like the Under Armour All-America Game and Perfect Game All-American Classic in 2017, Vargas is a 6-foot-2, 173-pound shortstop who has shown exciting defensive potential but has a light bat. Scouts who saw him this spring at Puerto Rico's Excellence Tournament--one of the biggest events of the spring for P.R. draft-eligible players--thought he had backed up across the board, however. After showing solid defensive actions and above-average raw arm strength throughout the summer, Vargas didn't stand out defensively at the event, and also struggled with the bat. If his defensive ability has gone backwards, it's a much tougher profile for Vargas since teams were already projecting heavily on his bat improving. Vargas is committed to Florida International.
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