LHP Jason Vargas has been added to the 40-man roster. In a corresponding move, C George Kottaras has been designated for assignment. #Royals— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) November 22, 2013
With a .749 OPS against lefties over his career while providing average defense, he would be an upgrade over Tuffy Gosewisch and could be a starter in a pinch. He is a super-two, which means he has 2 more years of arbitration left. MLBTradeRumors has predicted a salary of 1.2 million for next year.