• Full name Jason Andrew Varitek
  • Born 04/11/1972 in Rochester, MI
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 230 / Bats: S / Throws: R
  • School Georgia Tech
  • Debut 09/24/1997
  • Drafted in the 1st round (14th overall) by the Seattle Mariners in 1994.
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    Scouts have questioned Varitek's receiving skills, arm accuracy and bat speed from the left side, but that's more a case of trying to find fault in a player who has been heavily exposed. Varitek plays a key position, switch-hits, has above-average power, well above-average arm strength and works well with his pitchers.

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  • Rated Best Defensive Catcher in the American League in 2005

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