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ERVIN SANTANA RUMORS

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

Report: Twins to Sign Ervin Santana

The Minnesota Twins’ search for reliable starting pitching came to a head on Thursday. Multiple reports indicate that the team has signed veteran right-handed starter Ervin Santana to a four-year, $54 million contract. ervin santana is going to the twins. @JeffPassan says will $54M, 4 yrs — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 11, 2014 While a live arm, Santana isn’t necessarily...
Via Sportsnaut
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins “pushing” to sign Ervin Santana

With a plethora of teams reportedly in the mix, Joel Sherman is reporting that the Minnesota Twins are pushing to sign starting pitcher Ervin Santana. Going to rephrase on Ervin Santana: Hearing #Twins pushing to get deal with Santana. — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) December 11, 2014 Santana, 31, spent the 2014 season with the Atlanta Braves after signing late in Spring Training...
Via Baseball Essential
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Ervin Santana Do Better This Time Around?

A year ago, Ervin Santana was a free agent saddled with a qualifying offer. He was coming off a 2.9 WAR season, but he massively misread the market and his own worth, attempting to pitch teams on a deal that exceeded $100 million. Ultimately, he remained unsigned until March, when the Braves gave him the financial equivalent of the […]
Via Fangraphs
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ervin Santana dares Dee Gordon to steal on him

After speedy Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon tallied his 52nd stolen base of the season with a swipe of second base against Braves pitcher Ervin Santana last night, a hilarious showdown ensued that featured Santana daring Gordon to proceed to try and take third. Santana’s lucky he didn’t get called for a balk as he egged Gordon on from the rubber, as he appeared to flinch...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 14, 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...
Via Holdout Sports
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

How Ervin Santana made himself complete

As I write this, it’s still early in the 2014 regular season. But, as I write this, Ervin Santana has one of baseball’s better adjusted ERAs. He has a top-five adjusted FIP and a top-10 adjusted xFIP. He has a top-10 strikeout rate, an upper-level strikeout/walk ratio and a top-five contact rate allowed. He’s been absolutely […]
Via Fangraphs
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Atlanta Braves will make the playoffs

The Atlanta Braves started out this season with some early concerns from the bullpen.  However, a few recoveries and one newly added pitcher, Ervin Santana, are scheduled to put the Braves back into a normal rotation.  Even one of the most doubtful offensive players, B.J. Upton hasn’t completely disappointed like expected.  I feel like the […] The post How the Atlanta Braves...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Braves look poised to settle pitching concerns

The Atlanta Braves started off the 2014 season on the right note, taking two games out of three against the Milwaukee Brewers in a road series that started with several questions circling the 2013 NL East champs that were at least partially answered by the pair of wins against the Brew Crew. The Braves start the season right thanks to solid starting pitching (Photo by Mike McGinnis...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Santana's agent says Royals are not in talks for free agent

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Spring training is just days away and former Royals right-hander Ervin Santana remains unsigned. But even though Santana's sticker price has fallen dramatically, and there have been public pleas on Twitter from Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie for Santana to come back to Kansas City, don't expect the Royals to jump into negotiations. Santana's agent says the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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