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RICKY NOLASCO RUMORS

Twins' Nolasco after loss: 'It's been a terrible year'

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a mostly disappointing first year with the Twins, the hope was that Ricky Nolasco would finish the 2014 season on a high note. After two strong outings before Monday's start, that appeared to be the trend. But Nolasco was hit hard in the series opener against the Diamondbacks, allowing five runs on nine hits in just 4 2/3 innings as Arizona took the first...
Via Fox Sports North
September 23, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolasco hit hard as Twins rotation struggles again

After nearly two weeks of solid starting pitching, the Twins rotation hit a wall in the first two games against the Angels. Things didn't get much better in the series finale. Minnesota right-hander Ricky Nolasco couldn't play the role of stopper for the Twins, as he allowed six runs on 11 hits and Los Angeles swept the three-game series with a 6-4 win on Thursday. It raised...
Via Fox Sports North
June 26, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricky Nolasco gives the Dodgers a bonafide No. 3 starter for the playoffs

When the Dodgers traded for Ricky Nolasco, I wasn't particularly a fan of the move. They didn't give up a lot of value and talent for him, but I just didn't see the fit. I'm happy to say I was completely wrong (not the first time, certainly not the last). Nolasco improved to 8-1 as a Dodger on Monday night by shutting down the soon-to-be-eliminated-from-division...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ricky Nolasco trade a win for the Los Angeles Dodgers

Ricky Nolasco After about a month’s worth of trade rumors surrounding Miami Marlins pitcher Ricky Nolasco, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally pulled the trigger on a deal for the veteran right-hander Saturday afternoon. Thankfully, the Dodgers willingness and ability to take on the remaining $5.7 million of Nolasco’s contract allowed for the very little in terms of talent, to head...
Via isportsweb.com
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Dodgers 'close' on Nolasco

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in serious talks with the Miami Marlins in their quest to land starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco. The Dodgers would trade three prospects (none upper-echelon) for the 6-foot-2 righthander. According to one MLB source, the teams are "getting close." The Dodgers would absorb Nolasco's remaining salary, which is about $5.5 million. Nolasco, a...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Dodgers "deep into talks" to acquire Ricky Nolasco

The Dodgers need pitching depth and appear to be getting it, while also stealing a pitcher from their rival Giants, Padres and Rockies. That's hitting two birds, with one stone. According to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, the Dodgers are "deep into talks" to acquire Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco. Acquiring Nolasco would give the Dodgers a pitching...
Via MLB Injury News
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: NL West pursuing Nolasco

Not surprisingly, the heaviest action on Marlins right-hander Ricky Nolasco is coming from the hotly contested NL West. Four of the five teams in the West -- the Giants, Dodgers, Padres and Rockies -- have expressed interest in Nolasco, according to major-league sources. The Orioles, another team in need of starting pitching, also like Nolasco, sources say. Nolasco, 30, is 4-7...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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