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Jason Vargas

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Royals | Jason Vargas on pitch count

Tue, 26 May 2015 07:42:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (elbow) will be activated Tuesday, May 26, to start against the New York Yankees, but he will be on a 75-pitch limit.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has been out since May 5 and sports an 0-4 record with a 6.75 ERA in 2015. Avoid him in all leagues until he shows a pulse.

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Royals | Jason Vargas starting Tuesday

Mon, 25 May 2015 07:12:23 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (elbow) is scheduled to start against the New York Yankees Tuesday, May 26.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has been on the disabled list because of an elbow injury but looks to be ready to pitch again. Vargas is a risky option against the Yankees on FantasyScore since he has not pitched in a game for a few weeks.

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Royals | Jason Vargas throws Tuesday

Tue, 19 May 2015 21:42:22 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (elbow) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, May 19, and is scheduled to throw a simulated game Friday, May 22.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) appears to be making progress in his recovery but likely will make at least one rehab start before he is able to return to the rotation. Owners on FantasyScore should ignore Vargas until he is able to pitch for the Royals again.

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Royals | Jason Vargas nearing a bullpen session

Fri, 15 May 2015 13:53:37 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (elbow) played catch Thursday, May 14, and Friday, May 15, and he hopes to be able to throw a bullpen session early next week.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has pitched poorly this season with a 5.26 ERA, a 1.48 WHIP and a 4.9 K/9. Until he returns and strings together a few nice starts, he cannot be trusted in any fantasy format, but especially FantasyScore contests. Continue to check back for updates.

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Royals | Jason Vargas placed on DL

Fri, 08 May 2015 15:28:13 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (elbow) was placed on the disabled list Friday, May 8, with a flexor muscle strain in his left elbow.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has three wins this season despite his 5.26 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 4.9 K/9. FantasyScore players can ignore Vargas until he returns from his DL stint, and seasonal owners in the majority of formats need to aim higher given his unimpressive ratios. Check back for an update on his recovery progress and return timeline.

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Royals | Jason Vargas set for Game 4

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:30:56 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas will start Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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Royals | Jason Vargas likely to start Game 4

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:42:44 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas will "probably" start Game 4 of the American League Championship Series Tuesday, Oct. 14, according to manager Ned Yost.

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Royals | Jason Vargas getting the nod

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:52:31 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas will start Game 1 of the American League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 2, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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Royals | Jason Vargas dominant against A's

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:22:05 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter in the victory over the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Aug. 13. The outing was his sixth career shutout. Vargas (9-5) retired the final 23 hitters he faced and had allowed four runs in just 4 1/3 innings the first time he faced the A's this year. He needed just 97 pitches in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas looked like the dominant pitcher he was earlier in the season. If he's still available in your league, he should be on a roster.

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Royals | Jason Vargas likely to return Saturday

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:42:38 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is expected to start Saturday, August 2.

Fantasy Tip: Vargas has posted a solid 3.39 ERA this year, but you may want to hold off on starting him in his return since he draws a tough matchup against Oakland.

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