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Minnesota Twins trade rumors: starting pitching edition

In my last article, I wrote about the abundance of good starting pitchers the Minnesota Twins currently possess. Of their five current starters, that also includes Ervin Santana and Ricky Nolasco. That makes for seven starting pitchers looking to fill five spots in the rotation. This gives the Twins plenty of options to either send some starters to the bullpen, AAA or trade them...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

With Ervin Santana returning to Minnesota Twins soon, who will be the odd man out?

Ervin Santana was the biggest free agent signing in franchise history for the Minnesota Twins.So you can guarantee he'll be getting a spot in the starting rotation when he's eligible to return from his suspension on July 5.Santana is expected to provide a spark to the Twins pitching staff, but his return means manager Paul Molitor will have a tough decision when it comes to making...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Who will make way for Ervin Santana?

The Minnesota Twins have an unexpected dilemma on their hands; they have too many good starting pitchers. That is a sentence I never thought I would write this year considering that their starting rotation has had the worst ERA in the majors the last two seasons. At this point in the season, their starting rotation’s ERA stands at 3.84, 9th best in the majors. Their turn around...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins' suspended Ervin Santana headed to Triple-A Rochester for rehab starts

Ervin Santana could be activated as early as Friday for minor-league games in preparation for his return to the majors. The Twins right-hander, who was suspended 80 games for a positive drug test, is expected to join Triple-A Rochester for a handful of rehab starts before re-joining the big league club, according to the Star Tribune. Santana will start his first game for the Red...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ervin Santana suspended 80 games for PED use

A wild Friday just got a little crazier – Minnesota Twins starter Ervin Santana has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol. Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol. — MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) April 3, 2015   The 32-year old Santana signed a four year, $55 million contract...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins add Ervin Santana to a veteran-heavy rotation

The Minnesota Twins have made another big splash in the starting pitching market. A year after signing both Phil Hughes and Ricky Nolasco to multi-year deals, the club inked former Brave Ervin Santana to a four-year, $55 million contract that includes a vesting option for a fifth year. Source: E. Santana deal with #Twins is actually four years, $55M. Includes $14M vesting option...
Via The Outside Corner
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braves ballboy sprints behind home plate during pitch

Your browser does not support iframes.An Atlanta Braves ballboy was caught sprinting behind backstop while pitcher Ervin Santana was delivering a pitch during the third inning of Saturday's game against Chicago.The Braves ballboy ran to grab a ball that was fouled off behind the plate on the 0-1 pitch to Cubs batter Jeff Samardzija. However, the ballboy was forced to make a mad...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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