Jason Vargas to undergo surgery after suffering fracture to non-pitching hand

Jason Vargas may need surgery in possible blow to Mets rotation

Vargas, 35, went 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA in 32 starts a year ago for the Kansas City Royals after missing most of the previous two seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery. New York Mets left-hander Jason Vargas is expected to miss four to six weeks after fracturing a bone in his right hand.

Vargas (hand) is scheduled for surgery Tuesday. Vargas suffered the injury on his right hand after a comebacker hit him in a minor league game on Friday.

The Mets said Vargas was expected to resume throwing five days after surgery.


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While the belief is that he'll be able to resume throwing five days after his surgery, there is no sure timetable for his return to action. X-rays initially came back negative but the 35-year-old left-hander will see a hand specialist on Sunday after the Mets did some further testing.

Vargas, 35, went 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA and 1.33 WHIP for Kansas City previous year, earning his first trip to the All-Star Game in the process.

With Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom set to face St. Louis in the first two games of the season, Vargas had been in line to start the series finale on April 1.


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