Junior Herndon

#59SP,
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 190
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born:
College: None
Birth Place: Liberal, Kansas
Draft: Undrafted
  • Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2
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    Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

    Jason Vargas missed most of last season after having elbow surgery in 2015. This year he is a candidate to be the AL All-Star Game starter. Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday. The Royals won for the 11th time in 13 games and moved over .500 for the first time this season at 37-36. "The pitching has been great, and we've got some timely hitting," said Eric Hosmer, who homered in the fourth. "We're definitely in synch as a team right now." Vargas (11-3) allowed two runs on eight hits, walked none and struck out two. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was set to try for his

  • Mets should look to the Royals for inspiration in 2017
    SNY

    Mets should look to the Royals for inspiration in 2017

    If veteran Mets want to remain with the club beyond the July 31 trade deadline -- and we now know where Asdrubal Cabrera stands on that issue -- they're officially on the clock to turn the season around, Sandy Alderson all but acknowledged Friday. "We have to be realistic about where we are in the division race, realistic about where we are in the wild card," Alderson told reporters before the Mets produced 20 hits and beat the Giants, 11-4. If the Mets want inspiration, they can look to their 2015 World Series opponent. SNY's Gary Cohen noted during Friday's telecast that the Royals also hit a low-water mark of 10 games under .500 earlier this season. In fact, Kansas City was eight games under

  • Saturday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Orioles snap poor pitching streak
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    Saturday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Orioles snap poor pitching streak

    Happy Saturday! We've got our usual full docket of MLB action, so let's run it down. As a reminder, we'll continue updating this thing throughout the night.  Saturday's scores Texas Rangers 8, New York Yankees 1 (box score) Oakland Athletics 10, Chicago White Sox  2 (box score) Kansas City Royals  3, Toronto Blue Jays 2 (box score) Washington Nationals  18, Cincinnati Reds 3 (box score) Chicago Cubs 5, Miami Marlins  3 (box score) Baltimore Orioles 8, Tampa Bay Rays  3 (box score) Atlanta Braves  3, Milwaukee Brewers 1 (box score) Minnesota Twins 4, Cleveland Indians  2 (box score) Los Angeles Angels 6, Boston Red Sox  3 (box score) Pittsburgh Pirates 7, St. Louis Cardinals  3 (box score) New