Royals place LHP Jason Vargas on D.L.; recall RHP Yordano Ventura from Omaha

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with a left ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear. To take his place on the 25-man roster, the Royals have recalled right-handed pitcher Yordano Ventura from Triple-A Omaha.