Jason Vargas (appendectomy) is unlikely to start Sunday.
Jason Vargas (appendectomy) threw a 20-pitch bullpen session Monday.
Jason Vargas (appendectomy) could rejoin the Royals' rotation later this week.
Jason Vargas (appendectomy) is not expected to need a rehab assignment before rejoining the Royals' rotation.
Royals placed LHP Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with appendicitis.
Royals head trainer Nick Kenney said the team is prepared to be without Jason Vargas for three to four weeks.
Jason Vargas needs an emergency appendectomy.
Jason Vargas allowed two runs on six hits over 5 2/3 innings in a loss to the Rays on Tuesday.
Jason Vargas struck out five while tossing seven shutout innings in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Twins.
Jason Vargas allowed six runs in four innings in a no-decision against the Angels on Friday.
Jason Vargas gave up two runs over 8 2/3 innings in a loss to the Mariners on Saturday.
Jason Vargas improved to 7-2 after pitching seven innings of two-run ball Monday against the Tigers.
Jason Vargas allowed three late runs after seven scoreless innings of work, but the Royals held on to beat the Indians on Tuesday.
Monday's game between the Yankees and Royals has been postponed due to rain.