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JASON VARGAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

First Game Recap of the Season! Royals Bested by Sox, 6-0

With Opening Day less than two weeks away, the Royals aired their first of four Spring Training games on Wednesday in efforts to prepare for the regular season. The Boys in Blue come in at 13-8, which is good enough for second in the Cactus League standings. They face American League Central foe, the Chicago White Sox, who are just 7-11, and not showing any improvement thus far...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Vargas roughed up in loss to Angels

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Collin Cowgill hit a two-run double in a five-run second inning against Jason Vargas, and a Los Angeles Angels split squad beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 10 innings Saturday. Vargas retired the side in order in the first, but then allowed nine of the next 13 batters to reach base -- eight hits and a walk. The left-hander pitched out of a bases loaded jam in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vargas roughed up for 5 runs, Royals Lose to Angels in 10

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Collin Cowgill hit a two-run double in a five-run fifth inning against Jason Vargas, and a Los Angeles Angels split squad beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 in 10 innings Saturday. Vargas retired the side in order in the first, but then allowed nine of the next 13 batters to reach base - eight hits and a walk. The left-hander pitched out of a bases loaded jam in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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' 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 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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