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Athletics Nation May 8, 2015

Daily Link Dump 5/8/15

Links before a weekend series in Seattle. Joey Votto will serve a one-game suspension this evening for making contact with an umpire earlier this week. Alex Cobb will mess the rest of the season for Tommy John surgery. David Ortiz will also serve a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. Jason Vargas is headed to the disabled list. Kansas City will look to Chris Young to fill his spot in the rotation. Josh Hamilton will soon be headed to Round Rock. Jake Marisnick turned an unassisted double play during last night's game in Anaheim, in which the Astros came back in the ninth...
Plain Dealer May 6, 2015

Kansas City's Jason Vargas, yet another left-hander, beats Cleveland Indians, 5-3

The Cleveland Indians fell to left-hander Jason Vargas and the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. They are 2-9 against left-handed starters this season.
Akron Beacon Journal May 5, 2015
Royals beat Indians 5-3

Royals beat Indians 5-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat the Indians 5-3 on Tuesday night.Hosmer also had an RBI triple in the eighth inning, and Alex Gordon drove in another run for the Royals, who bounced back nicely after losing two straight to Detroit over the weekend.Vargas (3-1) only allowed two hits, one a two-run shot by Michael Brantley, over six stingy innings. He struck out five while walking two and was rarely in trouble.Ryan Madson pitched a perfect seventh for Kansas City,...
Columbus Dispatch May 5, 2015

Royals 5, Indians 3: Jason Vargas gets better of Indians again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night.

Eric Hosmer homer, Jason Vargas pitching sends Kansas City Royals past Cleveland Indians, 5-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night. Hosmer also had an RBI triple in the eighth inning, and Alex Gordon drove in another run for the Royals, who bounced back nicely after losing two straight to Detroit over the weekend. Vargas (3-1) only allowed two hits, one a two-run shot by Michael Brantley, over six stingy innings. He struck out five while walking two and was rarely in trouble. read more
Akron Beacon Journal May 3, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

MONDAY: OffTUESDAY: Indians at RoyalsTime: 8:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Danny Salazar (3-0, 3.32) vs. Jason Vargas (2-1, 5.95)WEDNESDAY: Indians at RoyalsTime: 8:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Carlos Carrasco (3-2, 4.98) vs. Danny Duffy (2-0, 3.45)THURSDAY: Indians at RoyalsTime: 2:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Corey Kluber (0-4, 4.62) vs. Edinson Volquez (2-3, 2.10)FRIDAY: Twins at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Twins at IndiansTime: 4:10 p.m.TV: STOMAY 10: Twins at IndiansTime: 1:10 p.m.TV: STO
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 26, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

MONDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Jason Vargas (1-1, 6.75) vs. Corey Kluber (0-2, 3.90)TUESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Jeremy Guthrie (1-1, 5.50) vs. Trevor Bauer (2-0, 0.95)WEDNESDAY: Royals at IndiansTime: 6:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Yordano Ventura (2-1, 4.09) vs. Danny Salazar (2-0, 2.08)THURSDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOFRIDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 4:10 p.m.TV: STOMAY 3: Blue Jays at IndiansTime: 1:10 p.m.TV: STO

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