Jason Vargas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Phillies decline options on pitchers Jason Vargas, Pat Neshek and Jared Hughes amid a flurry of roster moves

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "It was time for some housekeeping at Citizens Bank Park. Faced with a midnight deadline to decide on team options for three players, the Phillies on Monday announced a flurry of mostly anticipated moves. When they were through, the 40-man roster had been pared to 35 players, including..." November 05

  • What The Phillies See In Jason Vargas

    The Sports Daily "On Monday, the Phillies swung a deal with their division rival to acquire left-handed starting pitcher Jason Vargas in exchange for catcher Austin Bossart. It was clear that the Phillies would make at least one move for a starter in late July, and while Vargas has a low 4s ERA and a pitching..." July 30

  • Mets Reportedly Nearing Trade Of Jason Vargas

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets are close to striking a deal to ship out veteran lefty Jason Vargas, according to Andy Martino of SNY.tv (via Twitter). Details, including the prospective trade partner, aren’t yet known. If indeed the Mets do send Vargas elsewhere — and it has long been..." July 29

  • Mets trade Jason Vargas to Phillies

    New York Post "This is the other side of the Mets’ trade deadline plan. After adding Marcus Stroman on Sunday to beef up their rotation, the Mets traded Jason Vargas to the rival Phillies on Monday evening, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. Vargas may not be the last pitcher..." July 29

  • Mets' Jason Vargas has drawn interest, will probably be traded

    SNY TV "Jason Vargas could have made his final start for the Mets on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  SNY's Andy Martino reports that Vargas has drawn interest from teams, and will "probably" be traded before Wednesday's 4 p.m. trade..." July 29

  • Mets 'Angry' with Jason Vargas for Altercation with Reporter; Future in Doubt

    Bleacher Report "The drama keeps on pouring out of the New York Mets clubhouse after starting pitcher Jason Vargas and manager Mickey Callaway had a verbal confrontation with Newsday reporter Tim Healey on Sunday. On Thursday, an anonymous Mets official disclosed to Yahoo Sports' Wallace..." June 27

  • Mets' Jason Vargas on clubhouse incident with reporter: 'All the info wasn’t out there'

    USA Today "New York Mets pitcher Jason Vargas traveled back in time on Wednesday, channeling a younger self as he notched a double-digit strikeout game for the first time since 2012. He also answered questions for the first time about a confrontation with a reporter..." June 27

  • Mets fining, but will not suspend, Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas

    Sportsnaut "The New York Mets will not suspend manager Mickey Callaway or pitcher Jason Vargas for verbally attacking a journalist following Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Cubs. Instead, both will be fined for their actions, and the Mets say they are not expecting MLB to issue..." June 24

  • Jason Vargas threatens reporter in angry Mets’ clubhouse: ‘Knock you the f–k out’

    New York Post "Tensions boiled after another blown game for the Mets, for which Mickey Callaway’s bullpen management came into question. Jason Vargas had to be restrained from going after Newsday reporter Tim Healey in the aftermath of theMets’ 5-3 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field on..." June 23

  • Jason Vargas exits with calf cramp after swing

    MLB.com "Jason Vargas left Sunday's game against the Cardinals while batting in the fourth inning due to a left calf cramp. At a time when the Mets could ill-afford to lose another starting pitcher to injury -- Noah Syndergaard was placed on the injured list earlier Sunday after straining..." June 16