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Royals' Jason Vargas on disabled list; Escobar reinstated

DETROIT (AP) The Royals placed left-hander Jason Vargas on the disabled list and reinstated shortstop Alcides Escobar from the seven-day concussion list. Vargas allowed two runs over five innings Tuesday night and spent a long time in the trainer's room after the game. The team said then his back was being treated. On Friday, his injury was listed as a left flexor strain. The Royals...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Vargas, Royals looking for vengeance for last week's Minnesota series

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...
Via AP on Fox
April 21, 2015  |  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 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

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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