Jason Vargas RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jeffrey Flanagan @FlannyMLB

    #Royals believe just a slim chance Jason Vargas pitches for them this year. 14 months is their timetable after TJ surgery. Had his Aug. 5

  • Jason Vargas leaves start with an elbow injury

    Royals Review "Upon throwing pitch number 26 of the evening, Jason Vargas looked down at his throwing arm, which seemed to gingerly recoil after uncorking a changeup, and gestured to the dugout implying that his night was over. This was Vargas's first start back from the disabled list after rehabbing in the..." July 22

  • Jason Vargas has a torn elbow ligament, so Royals recall Yordano Ventura one day after demotion

    Hardball Talk "Yesterday the Royals demoted Opening Day starter Yordano Ventura to Triple-A and replaced him in the rotation with Jason Vargas, who was activated from the disabled list. Vargas then exited last night’s start with an elbow injury, which the Royals now say is a torn ulnar collateral ligament..." July 22

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    Scott Miller @ScottMillerBbl

    Royals option Yordano Ventura to AAA Omaha, activate Jason Vargas

  • Royals activate Escobar, place Moose on bereavement list and DL Vargas

    Fox Sports Kansas City "The Kansas City Royals had a busy Friday afternoon, announcing several roster moves. Shortstop Alcides Escobar has been activated from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), and will hit leadoff Friday night against the Detroit Tigers. Mike Moustakas, meanwhile, has been placed on the..." May 08

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Jason Vargas will "probably" start Game 4, Ned Yost says. Duffy will stay in the bullpen.

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Jason Vargas needs an appendectomy. He won't return to Kansas City until Friday. Bruce Chen expected to start in his place on Sunday.

  • Left-hander Vargas inks four-year deal with Royals

    MLB.com "The Royals made a significant move to strengthen their pitching rotation on Thursday by signing free-agent left-hander Jason Vargas. Vargas, with the Los Angeles Angels last season, was signed to a four-year, $32 million contract by Kansas City. He earned $8.5 million last season. To make..." November 22

  • Twins interested in Bronson Arroyo, Phil Hughes, Jason Vargas

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Bronson Arroyo will turn 37 in the early stages of spring training, but that hasn't dissuaded the Twins from calling to express preliminary interest in the free-agent right-hander. According to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, the Twins have yet to make a formal offer for..." November 07

  • Vargas hits market, though Angels remain interested

    MLB.com "Jason Vargas is officially a free agent, with no ties to Draft pick compensation, and the Angels will face some stiff competition. They've made it clear to Vargas for quite some time that they'd like to bring him back, but the remaining holes on their roster and the lack of wiggle room on their..." November 05

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    It's official: LH Jason Vargas does not get $14.1M qualifying offer from #Angels. Can negotiate w/ other teams starting at 9:01 p.m. PT.

  • Angels unlikely to make Jason Vargas a qualifying offer; to pursue pitching via trade

    Los Angeles Times "The Angels have only one free agent, pitcher Jason Vargas, and they have until 2 p.m. Monday to decide whether to extend a one-year, $14.1-million qualifying offer to the left-hander who went 9-8 with a 4.02 earned-run average in 24 starts during an injury-plagued 2013 season. The Angels are..." October 31

  • Angels' Vargas shuts down A's in 3-0 win

    L.A. Daily News "Jason Vargas earned his second shutout of the season with a four-hitter and Howie Kendrick homered leading the Angels to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. The Athletics who clinched their second straight division title Sunday remain a game behind the Red Sox for the..." September 25

  • Jason Vargas says he'd like to return to Angels

    Los Angeles Times "Jason Vargas’ four-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night a game in which the Angels left-hander worked quickly efficiently and with pinpoint precision made for an enjoyable evening for catcher Hank Conger. “It’s fun when you can sit back behind the plate put your..." September 25

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Angels’ Vargas Aybar on revocable trade waivers. Waivers expire Wednesday. Vargas potential FA Aybar signed through 2016. 1/2

  • Angels send Tommy Hanson to Triple-A, set to activate Vargas

    CBS Sports "In order to make room on the roster and in the rotation for Jason Vargas the Angels have optioned struggling right-hander Tommy Hanson to Triple-A Salt Lake. Hanson 26 was in his Braves days regarded as one of the best young arms in baseball but shoulder and arm problems have kept him from..." August 13

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Jason Vargas will start tomorrow opposite CC Sabathia at Yankee Stadium. Still no word on who comes out of #Angels rotation. #Yankees

  • Orioles could pursue Jason Vargas, have yet to make offer for Norris

    CBS Sports "The Orioles have already traded for two pitchers this month but they believe they may need more to keep up with the Rays and Red Sox in the AL East. Orioles people have been asking around about starting pitchers with Jason Vargas of the Angels one interesting possibility. Vargas has been on the..." July 30

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    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Vargas will see a doctor Tuesday in hopes of getting off a mound Tuesday or Wednesday. Hopes to return two weeks after that. #Angels

  • Vargas shut down two weeks after second opinion

    MLB.com "A second opinion on the blood clot in Jason Vargas' left armpit area confirmed what was learned late last week -- the Angels left-hander will require surgery to remove it, prompting him to be shut down from throwing for a couple of weeks. Vargas' surgery will be performed by Dr. Russell..." June 26

  • Angels' Jason Vargas to have blood clot removed, sit out 3-4 weeks

    Los Angeles Times "Jason Vargas will undergo surgery Wednesday to remove a blood clot from his left armpit area, a procedure that is expected to sideline the Angels left-hander for three weeks to a month. Vargas, who was put on the disabled list Friday with a 6-4 record and 3.65 earned-run average in 14 starts,..." June 26

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    Los Angeles Angels @Angels

    Today, the Angels placed LHP Jason Vargas on the 15 day DL as the result of a blood clot found in his left armpit area.