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Twins P hints team will hit Indians infielder over bat flip

    The Minnesota Twins took exception to the way Jose Ramirez celebrated a home run he hit on Wednesday, and Ricky Nolasco hinted that the second baseman may be in line for a plunking. Ramirez went 2-for-4 with 4 RBIs in the Indians’ 10-1 win over the Twins in the second half of a doubleheader. He had an RBI double in the second, but it was after his 3-run home run in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins activate Nolasco (ankle) from 60-day DL

DETROIT (AP) The Minnesota Twins have reinstated right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the 60-day disabled list after a nearly four-month stint following an ankle injury. Nolasco injured his ankle May 31 against Toronto and hasn't pitched since. Manager Paul Molitor says he's not sure how the 32-year-old Nolasco will be used. Nolasco went 5-1 with a 5.51 ERA in seven starts before his...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins reinstate RHP Ricky Nolasco, place LHP Logan Darnell on 60-day DL

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the 60-day disabled list and placed left-hander Logan Darnell on the 60-day DL with pneumonia. The club announced the moves Friday. Nolasco was out for 103 games with a right ankle impingement sustained in a May 31 outing against the Blue Jays. In seven starts this year, Nolasco went 5-1 with a 5.51 ERA and 28 strikeouts...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  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

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...
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...
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

Report: Twins agree to deal with pitcher Ricky Nolasco

The Minnesota Twins got a much-needed boost to a beleaguered starting rotation as multiple reports indicate the team has a agreed to terms with free-agent pitcher Ricky Nolasco, who pitched last season for the Marlins and Dodgers. Chris Cotillo at first reported the deal. Nolasco, who turns 31 on Dec. 13, was one of the more sought after pitchers on the market along...
Via Fox Sports North
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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