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Jason Vargas heads to first after ball three, Royals laugh at his expense (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals pitcher Jason Vargas is not used to being up at the plate. That might explain why he lost track of the count and jogged to first after taking ball three during his second at-bat of the third inning in Saturday night's Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco.After flying out to center to start the inning, Vargas came up...
Via Holdout Sports
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas Is Hitting His Stride in Kansas City

Jason Vargas has been a journeyman for a long time, so there was noticeable backlash when he signed a four-year, $32-million contract with the Royals in the offseason. He pitched for three different colleges and four different MLB teams before ending up in Kansas City, where he’s having his best season yet and has helped the Royals to the brink of their first playoff berth since...
Via Batting Leadoff
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vargas' side session goes well, could be back in rotation Sunday

CHICAGO, Ill. -- There was some encouraging news coming out of the Royals' clubhouse Monday, as left-hander Jason Vargas had a good throwing session on the side, and could be back in the rotation as soon as Sunday. Vargas had an appendectomy on July 10 during the Royals' road trip to Tampa and was expected to miss at least 3-4 weeks. Manager Ned Yost said before Monday's game against...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Jason Vargas, Alex Gordon

Kansas City Royals left-hander Jason Vargas underwent an emergency appendectomy Wednesday after getting sick very early in the morning. Royals head trainer Nick Kenney brought Vargas to a nearby St. Petersburg hopsital where Vargas had the surgery performed. The Royals expect him to miss three to four weeks says Andy McCoullough of the Kansas City Star.The Royals must be prepared...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Vargas scheduled for appendectomy

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. -- Kansas City Royals left-hander Jason Vargas has been taken to the hospital and will have an appendectomy. Royals manager Ned Yost announced the news before Wednesday's game against Tampa Bay and said surgery was planned for Wednesday night. Yost says Vargas "started really having severe discomfort" around 4 a.m. Wednesday. There was no timetable given for how...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vargas Leads Royals to Series Win over Twins

As they approach the time of year in which they saw themselves surge a season ago, the Royals completed one of the things that helped them make their climb in 2013 – winning games against the Twins. Behind Jason Vargas (8-3) and a dominant bullpen, Kansas City earned their first shutout in Minnesota since 2006. The Royals’ southpaw was sharp and consistent the whole way through...
Via Royals Blue
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Vargas looks to get Royals back on track against the Angels

There's something about the final days of June that appeal to the Los Angeles Angels. Los Angeles is on its seventh win streak of at least four games in the latter part of the month since 2005, and it will go for a seventh straight victory Friday night when it visits a Kansas City Royals team that's stumbling after its best stretch of the season. The Angels (44-33) completed a 6...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What has been the secret to Vargas' recent success?

The Kansas City Royals managed to end their recent struggles at home by carrying over some momentum from a winning road trip. Jason Vargas will try to help the Royals keep rolling Wednesday by providing another dominant outing in the finale of a two-game set against the visiting Colorado Rockies. Kansas City (19-19) won four of the final six games on a West Coast trek before topping...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas: Dissecting His Starts

Jason Vargas has been stellar so far this year for the Kansas City Royals. Much more than many expected. He was projected to be a solid pitcher who ate innings and hopefully end the season with a record over .500 and an ERA under 4.50. But so far, he has pitched like an ace. When dissecting Vargas’ starts, you can see that much of his success is coming from two factors: the amount...
Via i70baseball
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

A strong start from SP Jason Vargas has him on top of our weekly must adds

Jason Vargas (SP, KC): Vargas is the first Royals pitcher since Zack Greinke in 2008 to begin the year with consecutive starts of at least 7IP and no more than one run allowed. Greinke finished in the top 10 in ERA and top five in WAR for pitchers in 2008. Numbers don’t lie. I’m not the only one who likes Vargas this week, just ask Chris Meaney. Ryan Cook (RP, OAK): According...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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