Jason Vargas

What’s the matter with Jason Vargas?

Y’all remember July? The Royals were flying high, the Wild Card—heck, the American League Central—was within reach and Alex Gordon was having the worst year of his professional career. Okay, some things haven’t changed. But of all the rising and falling, surging and flailing done by various Royals in the season’s second half, none is […]

Sep 4, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Brandon Maurer (32) sits in dugout after being relieved in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Royals Are Done…Probably…Maybe

A team running out a worn down Jason Vargas, a flawed Ian Kennedy and whatever it is the Royals have used for a fifth starter lately cannot win. They just can’t. Since winning the second game of the series against the Colorado Rockies and starting the scoreless streak that became such a story, the Royals […]