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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...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins trade rumors: starting pitching edition

In my last article, I wrote about the abundance of good starting pitchers the Minnesota Twins currently possess. Of their five current starters, that also includes Ervin Santana and Ricky Nolasco. That makes for seven starting pitchers looking to fill five spots in the rotation. This gives the Twins plenty of options to either send some starters to the bullpen, AAA or trade them...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins recall LHP Milone; RHP Nolasco placed on 15-day DL

BOSTON (AP) The Minnesota Twins recalled Thursday's starter Tommy Milone from Triple-A before their game against the Boston Red Sox. The 28-year old Milone was Minnesota's opening day starter before being sent to the minors on May 1. He was 2-1 with a 4.76 ERA in four starts before being shipped to Rochester. Milone made five starts in Triple-A, going 4-0 with a 0.70 ERA. To make...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins making the right moves with the DL

The Minnesota Twins have had an active past 24 hours with the disabled list. Yesterday they activated Oswaldo Arcia from the 15 day DL after he suffered a hip injury that kept him out of the majors for a month. This morning they placed starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco on the 15 day DL after he left Sunday’s game with a right ankle injury. With Nolasco back to the DL, the Twins...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins make roster moves, place Nolasco on DL

The Minnesota Twins placed right-hander Ricky Nolasco on the 15-day disabled list for the third time in three months on Thursday. Nolasco suffered a right ankle impingement during his his last start on May 31 against Toronto. Left-hander Tommy Milone has been recalled from Triple-A Rochester to replace Nolasco in the rotation. Nolasco, who signed a four-year, $49 million deal with...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain Out Might Aid Minnesota Twins Bullpen

The Minnesota Twins game against the Boston Red Sox has been postponed tonight due to the expected rain and a double-header is now scheduled for Wednesday. While taking an unscheduled day off could slow down the red-hot Twins, who have won seven of their last eight games, the sudden change in schedule can help give a tired Twins bullpen some much needed rest.  After dropping the...
Via Baseball Essential
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco leaves in 2nd inning with ankle injury

  Minnesota's Ricky Nolasco left his start in the second inning against Toronto on Sunday with a sore right ankle. The team said Nolasco, who started the day 5-1 with a 5.12 ERA, would undergo an MRI. Nolasco had just started pitching to Russell Martin to lead off the inning before coming up awkwardly on the mound. Manager Paul Molitor and trainer Tony Leo visited the mound, and...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' Nolasco leaves in 2nd inning with ankle injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota's Ricky Nolasco left his start in the second inning against Toronto on Sunday with a sore right ankle. The team said Nolasco, who started the day 5-1 with a 5.12 ERA, would undergo an MRI. Nolasco had just started pitching to Russell Martin to lead off the inning before coming up awkwardly on the mound. Manager Paul Molitor and trainer Tony Leo visited...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Minnesota Twins shop Tommy Milone?

The Minnesota Twins have a bit of a good problem on their hands. The team is tied for first place in the American League Central with all five pitchers in their starting rotation firing on all cylinders. This leaves no room on the roster for lefty Tommy Milone, who is currently pitching for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. To say Milone has been dominating Triple-A would be a...
Via Baseball Essential
May 29, 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

Plouffe hits 3-run homer in Twins' Memorial Day win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2/3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Nolasco (5-1) gave up two runs on seven hits to win his fifth straight start since coming off the disabled list. The Twins got 16 hits to pick up their AL-leading 16th win in May. After...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Nolasco (5-1) gave up two runs on seven hits to win his fifth straight start since coming off the disabled list. The Twins got 16 hits to pick up their AL-leading 16th win in May. After a...
Via AP on Fox
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 2015.34: Twins at Tigers

A few quick updates: - Avila doesn’t need surgery, but no timetable for a return, yet. - Verlander felt good after throwing 25 pitches yesterday, no news yet today, which is presumably good. Ricky Nolasco v. Lobstein tonight. 1. Gose, CF 2. Kinsler, 2B 3. Cabrera, 1B 4. Martinez V, DH 5. Martinez J.D., RF 6. Cespedes, LF 7. Castellanos, 2B 8. McCann, C 9. Iglesias, SS
Via Tigers Weblog
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam LaRoche Struggling in his First Year With the White Sox

Adam Chicago White SoxAdam LaRoche tosses his bat as he draws a walk by Minnesota Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco to load the bases in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Adam LaRoche was one of the handful of guys that the White Sox brought in through free agency in the off-season to boost their roster for this season. LaRoche...
Via The Sports Journal
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Surging Twins top Athletics, 6-5

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got four outs for his 10th save to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Thursday. Eduardo Escobar also drove in two runs, and the Twins overcame a rough start from Ricky Nolasco to win for the seventh time in eight games. Nolasco (2-1) gave up four runs and six hits in five innings, but the Twins...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Plouffe, Hunter homer, help Nolasco, Twins beat White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Trevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco return to the rotation with a win as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Saturday. The White Sox lost their fourth in a row and have been outscored 35-8 in that span. Plouffe also lined an RBI single with the bases loaded in the fifth that broke a 3-all tie. Minnesota won for the seventh...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins activate Nolasco, Duensing off DL

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco and reliever Brian Duensing were activated off the disabled list after Friday night's game. Nolasco, who has been out since April 11 with right elbow inflammation, is scheduled to start Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox. He started one game earlier this year, giving up six earned runs in three innings. Duensing...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Milone Moves to Twins bullpen, Nolasco to return on Saturday

Tommy Milone was fantastic in his first start of the season, tossing 7.1 shutout innings and guiding the Minnesota Twins to their first victory of the season. But the lefty has struggled since that first outing, and with Ricky Nolasco set to come off the disabled list and start on Saturday, Twins manager Paul Molitor announced this afternoon that Milone would join the bullpen. Milone...
Via Baseball Essential
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Nolasco be returning to the Twins' rotation soon?

The Minnesota Twins received good news on right-hander Ricky Nolasco this weekend. Nolasco has been on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation since April 10. He made a rehab start for Class-A Cedar Rapids on Sunday, and reports were positive, according to MLB.com: Nolasco went five innings and threw 67 pitches. He gave up one unearned run on three hits and struck out five...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Baseball Essential
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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
April 10, 2015  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
April 10, 2015  |  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
April 09, 2015  |  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
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins at Tigers

Former teammates Anibal Sanchez and Ricky Nolasco have both been moved up in their respective rotations for different reasons, and at least for now the impact of those changes seem likely to be less damaging to one. Sanchez will try to pitch the Detroit Tigers to their first series win in four tries Wednesday against the visiting Minnesota Twins, who are hoping for a bounce-back...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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