The Kansas City Royals have won every series this season with one exception. They now have a chance to exact some revenge against the Minnesota Twins.
Jason Vargas hopes to atone for a dreadful performance and pitch the Royals to a seventh win in eight home games Tuesday night.
Kansas City has shown last season's playoff success was no fluke, winning 10 of its first 13 games for...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.
Tommy Milone (2-0) picked up his second straight victory for the Twins, recovering from a rough start to log 5 1/3 innings.
Lorenzo Cain put the Royals in front with his two-run shot in the first...
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8 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.
Tommy Milone (2-0) picked up his second straight victory for the Twins, recovering from a rough start to log 5 1-3 innings.
Lorenzo Cain put the Royals in front with his two-run shot in the first inning...
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8 days ago
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...