Royals add Jason Vargas to 40-man roster, designate George Kottaras for assignment
The Royals announced have added left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas to the 40-man roster. To clear a spot on the Major League 40-man roster, the Royals have designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment. Kottaras was KC’s backup catcher in 2013. He recorded five home runs and 12 RBI in 46 games.