Found June 07, 2012 on Oregon Sports News:
The season is a third over and Jason Vargas has emerged as the most consistent starting pitcher so far for the Seattle Mariners. The left-handed hurler is quietly putting together a career year and is on pace to win 20 games. Coming into the season, Vargas was slotted to be the number two pitcher behind ace Felix Hernandez and was counted on to pitch a lot of innings and to keep the Mariners in games. He has surpassed expectations and is now being leaned on to win games and stop losing streaks. Vargas is leading the team in wins with 7, innings pitched with 84, and is also leading the Mariners’ starting pitchers in WHIP with 1.10. He is on pace to throw over 250 innings, which will ease the workload on the Mariners’ bullpen. During the off-season Vargas signed a one-year deal worth $4.85 million. If he continues to pitch well and win games he could be a major trade chip for the Mariners, as the July 31st trade deadline approaches. Next off-season, Vargas will likely demand a lon...

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