|Nov. 21 1:35 PM PT2:35 PM MT3:35 PM CT4:35 PM ET16:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 CST2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)3:35 PM CT-The Royals have agreed to a four-year contract with Vargas in an attempt to fill the void in their rotation created by Ervin Santana's free agency.
Analysis: Vargas was 9-8 with a 4.02 ERA in 24 starts for the Angels last season. He was 6-4 with a 3.65 ERA before going on the disabled list with a blood clot in his arm that required surgery.
|Aug. 30 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 CST2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday.
Analysis: Vargas (8-5) gave up a leadoff double to Desmond Jennings in the first and Ben Zobrist's sixth-inning infield single. The left-hander struck out seven and walked three. Vargas is 2-0 with 0.68 ERA in his last two starts.
|Aug. 25 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 CST12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Vargas allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels earned a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Analysis: The win was the first in three starts for Vargas (7-5, 3.77 ERA) since he returned from a blood clot in his left arm.
|Aug. 14 11:36 AM PT12:36 PM MT1:36 PM CT2:36 PM ET14:36 ET18:36 GMT2:36 CST11:36 AM MST1:36 PM EST2:06 PM VEN22:36 UAE1:36 PM CT-Vargas was awful in a 14-7 loss to the Yanks on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Vargas gave up two homers in his first start since having surgery to remove a blood clot from near his left armpit on June 26, and was charged with four runs over 4 1-3 innings.
|June 21 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 CST3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Vargas is making his return after having surgery to remove a blood clot in his left armpit. The left-hander has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is set to start against the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. He is 6-4 with a 3.65 ERA in his first season with Los Angeles.
Analysis: Vargas will be making his first start since June 17. A few days before that outing he noticed temperature differences in his pitching hand. It was caused by circulation problems due to the clot. The surgery was performed June 26. Manager Mike Scioscia expects Vargas to be able to throw about 80-85 pitches.
|June 18 12:17 PM PT1:17 PM MT2:17 PM CT3:17 PM ET15:17 ET19:17 GMT3:17 CST12:17 PM MST2:17 PM EST2:47 PM VEN23:17 UAE2:17 PM CT-Vargas (6-4) yielded four hits and recorded a season-high nine strikeouts in seven strong innings of Monday's 11-3 win over Seattle.
Analysis: Vargas is 6-1 with a 3.06 ERA in his last nine starts.
|May 31 1:07 PM PT2:07 PM MT3:07 PM CT4:07 PM ET16:07 ET20:07 GMT4:07 CST1:07 PM MST3:07 PM EST3:37 PM VEN0:07 UAE (+1)3:07 PM CT-Vargas completed an undefeated May with seven sharp innings, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Dodgers 3-2 Thursday night.
Analysis: Vargas (5-3) allowed two runs and five hits, struck out six and walked two. The left-hander was 5-0 with a 2.30 ERA in six starts this month, after going 0-3 with a 4.85 ERA in five starts during April.
|May 25 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 CST10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Vargas held the Royals to two runs, five hits and four walks over 7 1-3 innings in the Angels' 5-2 win over the Royals.
Analysis: He picked up a victory for the third straight start, recording a 1.69 ERA during that stretch.
|May 20 10:36 AM PT11:36 AM MT12:36 PM CT1:36 PM ET13:36 ET17:36 GMT1:36 CST10:36 AM MST12:36 PM EST1:06 PM VEN21:36 UAE12:36 PM CT-Vargas scattered four hits over seven scoreless inning to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Sunday.
Analysis: Vargas improved to 3-0 with a 2.20 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in four starts this month. He'll get the Royals in Kansas City on Friday,
|May 15 10:23 AM PT11:23 AM MT12:23 PM CT1:23 PM ET13:23 ET17:23 GMT1:23 CST10:23 AM MST12:23 PM EST12:53 PM VEN21:23 UAE12:23 PM CT-Vargas moved to 2-3 on Tuesday in a 6-2 win over the Royals.
Analysis: Vargas gave up five hits in seven-plus innings and struck out seven for the Halos.
|May 4 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 CST2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Vargas pitched a three-hitter for his first victory with his new club, Mark Trumbo and Mike Trout homered and the Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Friday night.
Analysis: Vargas (1-3) threw 107 pitches in his sixth start for the Angels, striking out three and walking two while getting 15 groundball outs. The shutout was the fourth by the left-hander in 136 career starts and his ninth complete game.
|Apr. 29 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET17:42 ET21:42 GMT5:42 CST2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST5:12 PM VEN1:42 UAE (+1)4:42 PM CT-Vargas went the distance Sunday, giving up two runs and six hits over eight innings in a 2-1 loss at Seattle.
Analysis: Vargas is now 0-3 with an ugly 4.85 ERA and 1.75 WHIP. Opponents are batting .325 against him thus far - significantly higher than his career mark of .261.
|Apr. 12 2:03 PM PT3:03 PM MT4:03 PM CT5:03 PM ET17:03 ET21:03 GMT5:03 CST2:03 PM MST4:03 PM EST4:33 PM VEN1:03 UAE (+1)4:03 PM CT-Vargas (0-1) was charged with five runs, 10 hits and three walks over 5 2-3 innings of Thursday's 8-1 loss to Oakland.
Analysis: Opponents are batting .367 off Vargas.
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