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Royals place Jason Vargas on DL

The Kansas City Royals have placed left handed starting pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list. Vargas is dealing with a left flexor strain and had been scheduled to start for the Royals in Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Brandon Finnegan has been called up from Triple-A to take the roster spot of Vargas. In eight starts this season Vargas was 5-2 with...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas Takes Line Drive to Groin, Manager Delivers All-Time Quote

It doesn’t happen very often, but pitchers must be prepared for a line drive to come screaming back at them. Jason Vargas, who started Monday night’s outing for the Kansas City Royals, took a hard-hit ball from Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks where the sun doesn’t shine. Although Vargas recovered to record an out, it certainly looked like a painful one, to say the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas drilled in crotch by liner, Ned Yost cracks joke about it (video)

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jason Vargas earned the victory in Monday’s tilt against the Minnesota Twins, pitching six strong innings while giving up only five hits and no earned runs in a 3-1 win. But Vargas is probably counting his lucky stars — among other things — after experiencing a frightening close call during the...Read More The post Jason Vargas drilled in crotch by...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas hit in groin by line drive, still makes the out (GIF)

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jason Vargas took a line drive to the groin, but still made the out at first, during the fifth inning of Monday night's game in Minnesota.Fortunately, Vargas was wearing his cup, so after being checked out by the medical staff, he was able to continue for another inning. Vargas earned the win in the Royals' 3-1 victory over the Twins. Not that pitchers...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Vargas drilled in groin by liner, Ned Yost has great quote

Jason Vargas was hit in the nuts during the fifth inning of Monday’s Royals-Twins game, and the man soldiered on through another 1.1 innings to get the win in the game. As impressed as we are with his ability to shake off such a potentially devastating injury, we were even more impressed with his manager’s...Read More
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vargas, Morales Lead Royals Back into First Place

In tonight’s series opener in Minneapolis, the Royals moved back into a tie for first place in the AL Central, thanks in large part to the effort of Jason Vargas. The veteran left-hander tossed six scoreless innings, allowing five hits while striking out two and not issuing a walk. His solid night did not come without stress, however. He pitched his way out of trouble in the...
Via Royals Blue
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Vargas seeking third solid outing against the Tribe this season

The Kansas City Royals were responsible for two of Corey Kluber's losses during a disastrous stretch a month ago. He enters this meeting once again resembling the pitcher that dazzled his way to the AL Cy Young Award in 2014. Kluber looks to win a third straight start Wednesday night and help the visiting Cleveland Indians get back to .500 for the first time in two months in a matchup...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vargas to DL – Moose on Bereavement Royals beat writer Jeffrey Flanagan let loose several important bits of info via twitter earlier. First, and worst of all, Mike Moustakas has been placed on the bereavement list and has left the clubhouse for a family emergency. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Moose. Presumably, Christian Colon will most likely fill in for Moose this weekend in Detroit. The...
Via Royals Blue
May 08, 2015  |  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

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

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