No. 18 Jonathan Vargas P
Height: 6-2 Weight: 150
Age: 24 Bats/throws: Left/left
Hometown: Acarigua, Venezuela Birthday: May 29
Eager to get his career back on track in 2013 after totaling just 7 innings pitched over the last two seasons. Signed as a 16-year-old free agent on Sept. 1, 2005. Spent three seasons with the Colorado Rockies Dominican Summer League club, going 6-6 with a 3.05 ERA in 88 2/3 innings. In his U.S. debut for the Rockies rookie affiliate in Casper (Wyo.) in 2009, Vargas went 4-5 with a 4.61 ERA in 13 starts and was rated the 19th best prospect in the organization. Began 2010 losing six consecutive starts at Low-A Asheville (N.C.), but rebounded to finish 4-9. Has split time between the bullpen and starting rotation with Dust Devils, going 1-1 in three starts with a 4.50 ERA.