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The Ervin Santana gambit

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Santana improves Twins' starting rotation, gives team options

MINNEAPOLIS -- In the last two winters, the Minnesota Twins have doled out the two largest free agent contracts in franchise history. Both of those lucrative deals went to starting pitchers: Ricky Nolasco last offseason, and Ervin Santana this past weekend. That's a total of $103 million spent on two starters in the span of a year. The Twins' message the past two winters has been...
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Twins, Ervin Santana Reach Agreement on 4-year Deal

Last year right-hander Ervin Santana signed a one year deal with Atlanta, unable to find a multi-year offer, at the value of the qualifying offer. After turning in a solid 2014, going 4-10 with a 3.95 ERA in 31 starts Santana took advantage of a suddenly strong pitchers market inking a 4-year deal worth $54 million with the Minnesota Twins, with a conditional option worth $14...
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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...
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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...
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Report: Twins Sign Ervin Santana To 4-Year Deal

Ervin Santana has found himself a new home. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Twins are finalizing a 4-year deal with Ervin Santana. Source: Ervin Santana finalizing a four-year deal for around $54 million with Minnesota. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 11, 2014 Ervin Santana’s deal will include a fifth-year option at vests depending on innings pitched. Specifics...
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Reports: Twins agree with SP Ervin Santana on four-year contract

For the second consecutive winter, the Minnesota Twins are spending big money on a free-agent starting pitcher. The Twins on Thursday agreed to sign right-hander Ervin Santana to a four-year, $54 million deal, according to multiple reports. Yahoo Sports reports that Santana's deal includes a vesting option for a fifth year, based on innings pitched. Santana, who turns 32 on Friday...
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Breaking: Minnesota Twins Sign Ervin Santana

BREAKING: The Minnesota Twins, who finished last in the AL Central last season, have signed free agent starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a 4 year deal worth 54 million with a 5th vesting year depending on innings pitched. Jeff Passan first reported of the deal. Source: Ervin Santana finalizing a four-year deal for around $54 million with Minnesota. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan)...
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Yankees showing signs of interest on Ervin Santana

getty images Ervin Santana hit free agency again this offseason tied to draft pick compensation. The 31-year-old Santana pitched last season on a one-year deal with the Brves finishing with a 3.95 ERA across 31 starts. After rejecting a $15.3 million qualifying offer Santana has been slow to see a market develop as teams had focused on Jon Lester – now with the Cubs – and Max...
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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...
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