"I don't know if I was surprised," Vargas said. "It kind of reinforced what some of the CT scans and how they were read the first time. Getting the word from the specialist is kind of the defining fact on what needed to be done. This is the fastest way to get better."
"I don't think there's other pitching staffs out there that can say they have pitchers with better stuff (than the Mets), but the name of the game is health," said Vargas, who signed a two-year, $16 million deal plus an $8 million option for a third year.