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The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers are not just battling for contention in the National League West this weekend. According to reports on MLB.com, the two teams are also battling for the services of Miami Marlins’ starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco.
Nolasco, 30, has been one of the hottest names on the trade market so far this season. The right-hander has a deceiving 5-8 record this season for the offensively depleted Marlins’ team. A more telling measure of his season, and his ability to an acquiring team, can be found in his 3.85 ERA, and 3.60 SO/BB ratio. In 112.1 innings pitched, Nolasco has struck out 90 batters, while walking just 25.
MLB.com reports that both the Dodgers and Giants have made offers to the Marlins to acquire him via trade.
According to a league source familiar with the talks, the Dodgers are offering a pitching prospect and are also willing to assume the remaining nearly $5.7 million Nolasco will make this season.
The Giants are said to be the other ...
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ATLANTA Ricky Nolasco tossed seven strong innings amid persistent trade rumors, Justin Ruggiano hit a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Marlins manager Mike Redmond said before the game that Nolasco has not been affected by trade speculation and the right-hander supported that claim by giving up only two runs on six hits.
If Wednesday night was the last start for Ricky Nolasco with the Miami Marlins, it was a great way to go out. Nolasco allowed just two runs in seven innings while striking out seven as Miami snapped an eight-game losing streak to the division rival Atlanta Braves with a 6-3 victory. With trade rumors involving [...]
Ricky Nolasco is finally coming home.
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the right-hander and Southern California native from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in exchange for three minor league pitchers.
The Dodgers sent Steven Ames, Josh Wall and Angel Sanchez to Miami in the deal. Los Angeles also received international signing bonus slot No. 96, which is valued at $197,000.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a trade on Saturday night with the Miami Marlins that will net them starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco. The trade had been rumored for the last week with a couple other teams involved but the Dodgers were always seen as the favorite since Nolasco grew up in Southern California.
Nolasco is a career 81-72 with a 4.44 ERA including a 5-8, 3.85 ERA...
The Dodgers announced that they have acquired Ricky Nolasco from the Marlins.
The Dodgers have acquired Ricky Nolasco (5-8, 3.85 ERA) from the Miami Marlins in exchange for three minor league pitchers (Image source: http://thesuicidesqueeze.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Ricky+Nolasco+Florida+Marlins+Photo+Day+Yr_NE_ONAwMl4.jpg)
The Dodgers acquired Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins yesterday for minor league pitchers Steven Ames, Josh Wall, and Angel...
Ricky Nolasco is trying to block out speculation he may soon be traded.
The right-hander's focus served him well against an Atlanta team that has given him the most trouble in his career.
Nolasco tossed seven strong innings, Justin Ruggiano hit a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Nolasco managed a laugh when asked if it has become...
The Los Angeles Dodgers are in serious talks with the Miami Marlins
in their quest to land starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco.
Kevin Slowey will take Ricky Nolasco's spot in the Miami Marlins rotation Monday against the Braves, a day after the pitcher was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Manager Mike Redmond said the team anticipated the trade and kept Slowey available. The right-hander is 3-6 with a 4.24 ERA and last worked in relief on July 2. He's made 13 starts, the last on June 12.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kevin Slowey will take Ricky Nolasco's spot in the Miami Marlins rotation Monday against the Braves, a day after the pitcher was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Manager Mike Redmond said the team anticipated the trade and kept Slowey available. The right-hander is 3-6 with a 4.24 ERA and last worked in relief on July 2. He's made 13 starts, the last...
After an extended rumored pursuit of the right-handed pitcher, the Dodgers landed Ricky Nolasco from the Marlins in a trade for Steven Ames, Josh Wall, and Angel Sanchez, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Dodgers are paying Nolasco’s salary as well.
In exchange for a #4 starter in the rotation and extending the reserve of reliable starters to at least six, the Dodgers...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially acquired starting right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for right-handers Josh Wall, Steven Ames and Angel Sanchez.
The Dodgers are on the hook for the entire $5.7MM remaining on Nolasco’s contract, but the Dodgers have reported they will receive international signing bonus slot number 96, which equates to $197,000 in international...
In what shouldn't be surprising news to anyone at this rate, the Dodgers acquired Ricky Nolasco on Saturday from the Marlins for Steve Ames, Angel Sanchez and Josh Wall.
Ken Rosenthal first reported this afternoon the trade was "close," and that was obviously true.
The Dodgers are paying all of the approximately $5.5 million remaining on Nolasco's contract...
ATLANTA Here are three things we learned from the Braves' 6-3 loss to the Marlins on Wednesday, aside from the drainage system at Turner Field has few peers in baseball circles:
1. The genesis of Mike Minor's undoing was a walk to Marlins pitcher Ricky Nolasco
For 4 23 innings, Minor bore the look of a burgeoning ace, allowing just one hit and striking out seven. But then...