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Ricky Nolasco to pitch in rehab start on Saturday

The Twins sent starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco to the disabled list after just one start this year, but the veteran right hander is making strides to return, according to General Manager Terry Ryan. Terry Ryan on "Inside Twins" says Nolasco's bullpen today went well, and Ricky will go out on a rehab assignment… — TwinsRadio (@TwinsRadio) April 19, 2015 Nolasco’s bullpen session...
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Twins' Nolasco headed to DL because of inflammation in elbow

CHICAGO (AP) Minnesota Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco is headed to the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his pitching elbow. Manager Paul Molitor says the move will likely be made Saturday, with Trevor May getting called up from Triple-A Rochester. May will start Monday's home opener against Kansas City. Nolasco (0-1) felt pain during Wednesday's 11-0 loss at Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor May set to replace Ricky Nolasco in Twins rotation

Minnesota Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco is expected to be placed on the disabled list following an MRI on his right elbow. The Twins have not yet released any information about the status of Nolasco but Mike Bernadino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Trevor May is set to pitch this weekend. The Twins surely will provide more information on Nolaso – likely later today. Nolasco...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolasco Heads Back to Minnesota for MRI on Elbow

Minnesota Twins starter Ricky Nolasco’s 2014 struggles dragged into 2015 after dropping his first start of the season yesterday afternoon. Things may even be looking worse for the starter, as he is heading back to Minnesota for an MRI on his elbow, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Nolasco allowed six earned runs in three innings of work in yesterday’s loss. He faced three...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolasco’s new year begins today

The Twins brought in Ricky Nolasco at the start of the 2014 season to fix a major problem — starting pitching. He wound up becoming another part of the problem, struggling for much of his first season in Minneapolis. Nolasco’s first season with the Twins was terrible by most standards. He finished the year 6-12 with a 5.38 ERA in 27 starts. A 2.93 September ERA gave fans...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions And Optimism Surround Nolasco And Twins This Spring

As we near spring training, questions and optimism are endless around Major League Baseball. No different in Fort Meyers, FL where the Minnesota Twins are looking to right the ship after four consecutive 92-plus loss seasons. It’s a new era for the Twins under Paul Molitor and the long list of second or third year players who are ready to make a real impact in the lineup. As for...
Via Hot Stove MLB
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' Nolasco encouraged by solid start

MINNEAPOLIS -- On a night when Minnesota's offense exploded in a 10-2 win over the Kansas City Royals, the Twins' starting pitching may seemingly be a non-factor. But given the way things had gone for right-hander Ricky Nolasco this season, Tuesday's outing was an encouraging one. Though he was given plenty of run support, it was important for Nolasco to get through six innings,...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins newcomer Nolasco endures unfortunate Opening Day

With big contracts come big expectations, and Ricky Nolasco is no exception. Nolasco signed a four-year, $49 million deal with Minnesota this past winter, the biggest contract ever given to a free agent in Twins history. He was one of multiple pieces brought in with the hope of solidifying what had been a brutal starting rotation. It's only one game, but Nolasco's Twins debut didn...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: 2014 AL Central predictions

Aaron Hicks With the regular season just around the corner, many people are starting to predict who will win each division, the wild cards, and even the World Series. The Minnesota Twins are predicted to appear again at or near the bottom of the American League Central Division. In this article, I’ll give my own prediction as to how the AL Central Division will possibly look at...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins sign Ricky Nolasco to biggest free agent contract in team history

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins knew they had to addresstheir starting pitching issues after another woeful season in 2013. To help fixthe problem, they signed right-hander Ricky Nolasco to the biggest free agentcontract in team history.The Twins officially announced the signing Tuesday, afour-year, 48 million deal that will pay Nolasco 12 million each season.There's a chance...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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