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Fantasy Roundup: Buyer Beware on Returning SP

Patrick Corbin and Ervin Santana both made their debuts this weekend. Corbin made his debut on Saturday, and it certainly could have gone worse. He threw 76 pitches on the day, 56 of which were for strikes. Given that control and command often elude pitchers returning from Tommy John, it was notable that Corbin didn’t walk a batter. Still, there was obvious rust, which should...
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Ervin Santana set to rejoin the Twins

The Minnesota Twins can now rejoice as the team’s biggest acquisition can now rejoin the team. Pitcher Ervin Santana has served his debt to society and will make his season debut. Santana is coming off an 80-game suspension for testing positive for Stanozolol , a performance enhancing drug, in April right after the Twins signed him to a four year deal worth $55 million. This came...
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Minnesota Twins improving rotation and bullpen with recent roster moves

The Minnesota Twins had to make roster moves with Ervin Santana set to come off the restricted list and all the dust settled Saturday as the veteran right-hander was officially reinstated. Santana will join the Twins rotation and start Sunday afternoon’s game against the Kansas City Royals while Trevor May loses his starting spot and moves to the bullpen. The team demoted top...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Santana reinstated from suspension, will start Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals. Santana signed a $55 million, four-year contract with the Twins in December after going 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA last season for Atlanta. The 32-year-old right-hander tested positive for performance-enhancing...
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Ervin Santana’s arrival should excite Minnesota Twins

The return of Ervin Santana is right around the corner and it couldn’t be coming at a better time for the Minnesota Twins, who are desperately trying to keep pace in the American League playoff race after hitting some rough patches in June. Santana made his third and final minor league start last night before rejoining the Twins, leading the Rochester Red Wings (AAA) to victory...
Via Baseball Essential
5 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...
Via Fox Sports
12 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...
Via The Outside Corner
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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