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    The Return of Kennys Vargas

    Kennys Vargas was playing great for Elizabethton last summer when suddenly he was suspended 50 games for testing positive for a PED (a weight-loss supplement). Because a player has to serve the suspension with the team he was playing with when the suspension came down, Vargas had to wait until 30+days into the short-season Elizabethton season.

    Today, his suspension came to an end and he was moved to Beloit.

    In his first at bat, he hit a solo home run. In his second at bat, he hit a two-run homer.

    When it comes to pure power, it could be argued that beyond Miguel Sano, no one has as much power and power potential as Vargas.

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    Well, that's what those weight loss supplements are for!

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    I may be in the minority here but I haven't heard of him. What position does he play, how old is he, and was he a draft pick?

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    Now let's hope that he can develop some patience at the plate and get the strikeout ratio down.

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    Just keep him away from Derek Rodriguez....dont want him around anyone with connections to the 'bad stuff'.
    Nice debut tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by boney View Post
    I may be in the minority here but I haven't heard of him. What position does he play, how old is he, and was he a draft pick?
    First base, 21-ish, no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    First base, 21-ish, no.
    google.com or baseballreference.com would have both been acceptable answers as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by boney View Post
    I may be in the minority here but I haven't heard of him. What position does he play, how old is he, and was he a draft pick?
    22 on Aug 1, first base & nondrafted FA out of Puerto Rico.

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    Hopefully he doesn't turn into Rene Leverett.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocketpig View Post
    First base, 21-ish, no.
    Thanks, appreciate it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    google.com or baseballreference.com would have both been acceptable answers as well
    Thanks, I figured google but hadn't heard of baseballreference.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    22 on Aug 1, first base & nondrafted FA out of Puerto Rico.
    Thanks again. wish I would have waited to read all before responding .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason View Post
    Hopefully he doesn't turn into Rene Leverett.
    This is why you dont really know about a player till he gets to A ball
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    Hit another home run today (Monday) - 3 now in two games.

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    Call him up!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badsmerf View Post
    Call him up!!!!!!!!!!
    or test him again!!!
    Idiot now has to put up with people thinking that bout him the rest of his career.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greengoblinrulz View Post
    or test him again!!!
    Idiot now has to put up with people thinking that bout him the rest of his career.
    Its sad but its true. If Vargas happens to turn into a big time major leaguer, you will have people accusing him of cheating because he once tested positive for a banned substance when he was playing rookie ball. Those same people won't even bother to look at what exactly he tested positive for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seth Stohs View Post
    Kennys Vargas was playing great for Elizabethton last summer when suddenly he was suspended 50 games for testing positive for a PED (a weight-loss supplement). Because a player has to serve the suspension with the team he was playing with when the suspension came down, Vargas had to wait until 30+days into the short-season Elizabethton season.

    Today, his suspension came to an end and he was moved to Beloit.

    In his first at bat, he hit a solo home run. In his second at bat, he hit a two-run homer.

    When it comes to pure power, it could be argued that beyond Miguel Sano, no one has as much power and power potential as Vargas.
    A weight Loss Supplement! Does anyone know the name?
    I'm getting sick of drinking Slim-Fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Highabove View Post
    A weight Loss Supplement! Does anyone know the name?
    I'm getting sick of drinking Slim-Fast.
    Phentermine.

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    Me thinks he needs to pass his "supplement" around to the rest of the team.

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