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.
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.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:43:03 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) threw four innings in a simulated game Tuesday, July 29. He could return this weekend, according to manager Ned Yost.
Fantasy Tip: Check Vargas' availability in your league. He is a viable option in the majority of formats, at least in favorable matchups.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:27:14 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is unlikely to start Sunday, July 27, according to manager Ned Yost. Yost said Vargas still feels awkward when he throws.
Fantasy Tip: Vargas has put together a solid season to date, and he appears close to returning. He is a viable option in most leagues, at least in favorable matchups.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:15:03 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is scheduled to throw 20 pitches during a bullpen session Monday, July 21. He could return to the team as early as Sunday, July 27.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:07:47 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) threw from 110 feet Saturday, July 19, and probably will throw again Monday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 22, according to manager Ned Yost. Yost said he is not sure if Vargas will need to go on a rehab assignment before rejoining the team.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:42:46 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have placed SP Jason Vargas (appendix) on the 15-day disabled list because of an appendectomy. The team also recalled RP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:19:36 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) will need an appendectomy, and he won't return to the team until Friday, July 11. SP Bruce Chen is expected to start in Vargas' place Sunday, July 13.
Fantasy Tip: With the All-Star break coming next week, Vargas has a good chance of only missing the one start.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:41:09 -0700
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has moved SP Jason Vargas up to work Friday, April 18, against the Minnesota Twins due to the injury to SP Bruce Chen (gluteus).
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:22:52 -0800
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said SP James Shields will receive the opening day start. SP Jason Vargas will pitch the second game of the season, and SP Jeremy Guthrie will pitch the home opener.