The left-hander was rocked for five earned runs and 10 hits in four innings of a 7-1 loss at
“Sometimes with a quick turnaround against the same team you have to get creative, and Jason wasn’t as sharp,” Manager
"He made some good pitches early, then was in the heart of the plate a bit. His changeup was up a bit, he got behind in some counts, and those guys did a good job against him."
Vargas (8-6) gave up a single to
Vargas gave up singles to
Of the 23 batters Vargas faced, 12 reached base. Did Vargas try to change much from his previous start against the Rays?
"No, not at all," he said. "It's never been a part of my game to go out of my way to do something different. The inability to make quality pitches down in the zone late in the count and sometimes early is what got me tonight."