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RICKY NOLASCO RUMORS

Minnesota Twins' Ricky Nolasco to undergo ankle surgery

If you were hoping to see Ricky Nolasco back on the mound for the Twins anytime soon, think again. The right-hander will undergo surgery to remove the bone fragment in his right ankle next week, the team announced Monday. The injury has been causing Nolasco pain for weeks and hasn't improved with cortisone shots and orthodics. Nolasco had hoped to avoid surgery, but after getting...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins starter Ricky Nolasco endures setback, will seek third opinion on ankle

Twins starter Ricky Nolasco will seek a third opinion on his right ankle after suffering another setback during Friday's bullpen session. Nolasco, who has been on the disabled list since June 4 with a right ankle impingement, felt discomfort and had to end his bullpen session early. The right-hander is scheduled to see ankle and foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolasco is benefiting from tons of run support

Ricky Nolasco – Photo Credit – Paul Hadsall How many pitchers have 100 career wins? If you know the answer, please let me know. What I DO know is that Minnesota Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco is now a member of that 100-win club, thanks to a 7-2 win over the Boston Red Sox by the Twins on Memorial Day. Those seven runs are nothing out of the ordinary for the Twins, as they currently...
Via Hot Stove MLB
May 26, 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,...
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 Nolasco...
Via Fox Sports North
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Hughes takes reigns as leader

Phil Hughes Near the beginning of the season, it had looked like the Minnesota Twins’ leading starting pitcher was going to be Kyle Gibson. Now, with one week left in the second month of regular season play, it looks like the reigns have been taken over by Phil Hughes. A few weeks ago, I had said that Gibson was on the path to becoming the next Johan Santana for the Twins pitching...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

With no run support, Nolasco slapped with loss after complete game

MINNEAPOLIS -- If you were told that Ricky Nolasco would pitch a complete game for the Minnesota Twins on Friday against Baltimore, you'd probably assume he'd end up as the winning pitcher. After all, that was the case in his previous nine complete games throughout his major league career. On a night when Minnesota and its taxed bullpen needed Nolasco to go deep, he went the distance...
Via Fox Sports North
May 03, 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...
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...
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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...
Via Fox Sports North
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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