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Erv ball: Santana likely Twins' Opening Day starter

Twins manager Paul Molitor essentially revealed that veteran Ervin Santana will be the club's Opening Day starter for a second straight season, but he hasn't told the right-hander about the decision in person yet.
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DPD: Ervin Santana’s Incredible Stretch

We don’t have much for you today, but we do have a decent matchup in the back half of a doubleheader and an emerging ace who is looking a lot more like himself of late. Check ’em out! Justin Verlander (DET) versus Ervin Santana (MIN) 8:10 p.m. ET This is the second half of a doubleheader at Target Field after the game Wednesday was washed out—literally. Verlander has been...
Via The Sports Post
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Low-key Thursday with deGrom, Quintana, Santana

It’s a mighty low-key day as we get the final full month of the regular season underway, as there are just four games dotting this baseball Thursday slate. Even still, we’ve found some pretty intriguing pitchers to get you through the day. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Jacob deGrom (NYM) versus Miami’s José Ureña deGrom’s last two starts have been absolutely brutal—13...
Via The Sports Post
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jays reportedly discussing deal for Ervin Santana

The Toronto Blue Jays continue to pursue starting pitching options from all rungs of the ladder. According to a report by Jon Morosi of MLB Network on Sunday, the Blue Jays are discussing the possibility of an Ervin Santana trade with the Minnesota Twins. #BlueJays continuing to pursue starting pitchers, 26 hours away from deadline. One name they're still discussing: Ervin Santana...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Trade Rumors: Is Ervin Santana going or staying?

There has been a lot of speculation regarding Minnesota Twins starter Ervin Santana. The trade deadline is a short five days away and there has been no indication that Santana will leave the Twins. The Texas Rangers had been the front-runner for the 11-year-veteran, but no trade discussions have been reported. To make matters even more unclear, Twins interim general manager Rob Antony...
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Ervin Santana edition

  With already half of the regular season of baseball behind us, the third place Kansas City Royals have made it apparent that they are desperate for better arms on the mound. Kansas City’s starting rotation has been inadequate as of late and has not reflected the dominance they displayed just over a year ago in the World Series. After losing Johnny Cueto and having their top...
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins' Santana pitches five innings in loss to Yankees

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Ivan Nova pitched into the fifth inning before Joe Mauer's two-run single finished him, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Sunday.Nova went 4 1/3 innings, giving up four runs on five hits and three walks.Ervin Santana, making his third Grapefruit League start, went five innings and allowed three earned runs on two hits and three walks. The...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Necessary Moves: Ervin Santana, Minnesota Twins

Over the next 30 days, I’ll look at 30 players—one from each team—that I believe should be traded. Some will seem obvious, just as others will seem nonsensical. Some may also seem desperate, but it’s important to understand that this list is entirely subjective. A player can be deemed movable for any of the following reasons: production (or lack thereof), current and future...
Via The Sports Post
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Ervin Santana is showing he’s worth the money

Last off-season, the Minnesota Twins made Ervin Santana the highest paid free agent in team history, paying him $54 million over the course of four years. This large of a salary provided lofty expectations for Santana, who failed to live up to them at the start of his tenure with the Twins. Fans have had quite a fickle relationship with Santana thus far, but he is starting to prove...
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ervin Santana: Yankees Stadium ‘a joke’ following rough outing

By Jesse Reed Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana isn’t fond of Yankees Stadium after Greg Bird blasted two home runs off him in Wednesday’s game. To be fair, Santana did give Bird credit for one of the dingers, but he staunchly believes the second was due solely to the layout of the stadium. “The other one was a very good pitch, out and way, and he just hit it very...
Via Sportsnaut
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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