Each pitcher threw against Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer and Justin Maxwell for the equivalent of two innings. The batters all looked at a lot of pitches, swung at and missed a few and hit a few fly balls and grounders.
"Vargas is going to be a big pickup for us, I think," Yost said. "He's a guy that throws strikes, changes speeds, is a great competitor, knows how to pitch. He looked great today, it was impressive to watch him work at 9:30 in the morning."
The Royals reeled through their second full-squad workout with no injuries reported.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.