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Holiday wish list: Minnesota Twins

At 83-79, the 2015 Minnesota Twins made waves in the American League. They were in contention for a Wild Card spot until the final few days of the regular season, and while they ultimately fell short there are plenty of reasons for optimism for the future.Manager Paul Molitor did a great job with the Twins in his first season in town, and they could become even more of a player in...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Twins Trying to Move Ricky Nolasco?

The Minnesota Twins are searching the league for a possible trade partner to dump struggling pitcher Ricky Nolasco, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports on Twitter. Being that Nolasco is coming off of an ankle surgery that caused him to miss most of the 2015 season, the fact that he turns 33 in just a few days […]
Via Baseball Essential
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians’ Jose Ramirez Does Huge Bat Flip; Angry Twins Say ‘He’ll Get His’ (Video)

The Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians finish their season series Thursday night, and there might be some fireworks. The two clubs might have a score to settle after some controversy stemming from their Wednesday night tilt centered around little-known Indians shortstop Jose Ramirez. Ramirez caught the ire of the Twins dugout because of his reaction to a meaningless three-run...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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
September 30, 2015  |  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
September 25, 2015  |  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
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Twins vs. Annoyed

I’m already annoyed at this series. I’m annoyed that the Twins are good and I honestly have no idea how they are good. No team that has prominently featured Mike Pelfrey, Tommy Milone and Ricky Nolasco in their rotaiton should be any good. I’m annoyed that Torii Hunter is on the Twins, which is going to lead to a whole new round of Angels fans on Twitter bemoaning the Halos...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2015  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  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
June 26, 2015  |  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
June 04, 2015  |  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
June 04, 2015  |  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
June 04, 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

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

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
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