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Aug 24, 2014
Rotoworld
Jason Vargas allowed 11 hits and three runs -- two earned -- over six innings in a loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Rotoworld Aug 24, 2014

Vargas allows 11 hits, three runs vs. Rangers - Jason Vargas (S) Kansas City Royals

Jason Vargas allowed 11 hits and three runs -- two earned -- over six innings in a loss to the Rangers on Sunday.
Nick Martinez pitches Rangers past Marlins

Nick Martinez pitches Rangers past Marlins

The rookie strikes out a career-high seven, and the offense strikes early with five two-out runs.
KFFL Aug 14, 2014

Royals | Jason Vargas dominant against A's

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter in the victory over the Oakland ...

A game of pitching near-perfection by Vargas rather than one of offensive shortcomings by A’s

Quick turnaround to Thursday’s day game, so this will be ultra-short, like the game itself. There’s not much to say anyway when Jason Vargas can pitch a gem like he did Wednesday night at the A’s — 3-hitter, 97 pitches,… Continue Reading →
Sacramento Bee Aug 13, 2014
A's shut down by Vargas in 3-0 loss to Royals

A's shut down by Vargas in 3-0 loss to Royals

Josh Donaldson managed to rope a double off Jason Vargas in the first inning. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir and catcher Derek Norris meet on the mound during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante celebrates in the dugout after Infante hit a two-run home run during the third inning...
Oakland Tribune Aug 13, 2014

Jason Vargas, Kansas City Royals stymie Oakland A's

Left-hander Jason Vargas pitches a three-hit shutout as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland A's.
Sacramento Bee Aug 13, 2014
Vargas tosses 3-hitter as Royals beat A's 3-0

Vargas tosses 3-hitter as Royals beat A's 3-0

Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night. Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante celebrates in the dugout after Infante hit a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante celebrates with Billy Butler after Infante hit a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014,...
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 13, 2014

Jason Vargas brilliant in complete-game shutout of A's

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night. Vargas (9-5) retired the final 23 batters he faced in only his third start since an emergency appendectomy. The left-hander also helped Kansas City bounce back from having an eight-game winning streak snapped and maintain a half-game lead over Detroit in the AL Central. read more
Sacramento Bee Aug 2, 2014
Kansas City struggles once more against Jon Lester

Kansas City struggles once more against Jon Lester

Jason Vargas dueled with Jon Lester through four impressive innings untouched. Then, everything imploded in a matter of pitches. Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Kansas City Royals' Jason Vargas works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Kansas City Royals' Norichika Aoki of Japan throws his bat after getting a walk from Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester in the third inning of a...
Athletics Nation Aug 2, 2014

Game #109: Athletics vs. Royals

Game two of the post trade-deadline era gets underway with the Oakland Athletics facing the Kansas City Royals with first pitch at 1:05 pm. Left-hander Jon Lester (with the Red Sox 10-7, 2.52, 21 starts) makes his Athletics debut this afternoon. He will face Royals left-hander Jason Vargas. Vargas (8-4, 3.31, 19 starts) has done pretty well against the available Athletics today, with Josh Donaldson's 1-for-18 with one walk and two strikeouts sticking out. That one hit though: Jonny Gomes, batting fifth today, has also struggled against Vargas. He is 1-for-15 with 11 strikeouts against him....

Miami Marlins suffer rare loss when allowing no earned runs

Including Thursday’s 3-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds, the Miami Marlins all-time have played almost a full season and a half of games in which they did not allow an earned run over nine or more innings. They dropped to 233-6 in those contests.
KFFL Jul 31, 2014

Royals | Jason Vargas likely to return Saturday

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) is expected to start Saturday, August 2.
Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 29, 2014

Royals' Hosmer back in lineup, Vargas improving

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is back in the lineup for Tuesday night’s game against Minnesota after starting just once in the last seven games because of a bruised hand. Hosmer pronounced himself fit after taking batting practice against rehabbing left-hander Jason Vargas, who threw four innings in a simulated game at Kauffman Stadium. Vargas has been on the disabled list since July 10 following an appendectomy. Manager Ned Yost says it is possible he could return to the rotation this weekend. read more
KFFL Jul 29, 2014

Royals | Jason Vargas throws simulated game

Kansas City Royals SP Jason Vargas (appendix) threw four innings in a simulated game Tuesday, ...

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