Tyler Mason's Nov. 13 Twins mailbag
pitching! Obviously the starting rotation was a top priority in free agency last winter, and the Twins went out and got Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes in an effort to bolster the rotation. While the Hughes signing looked like a bargain in 2014 (or
Pitching expected to be focus for Twins in free agency
his checkbook as the team signed several free-agent pitchers. The Twins spent $49 million to ink right-hander Ricky Nolasco to a four-year deal in what was the richest free-agent contract in team history. Minnesota also locked in right
Despite last offseason's results, expect Santana to reject QO again
Rosenthal Ervin Santana is more durable than Matt Garza, more reliable than Ubaldo Jimenez and flat-out better than Ricky Nolasco . Each of those pitchers received four-year, free-agent contracts between $48 million and $50 million last offseason
Twins Fire Ron Gardenhire, Nolasco Wants Out?
The Minnesota Twins fired longtime manager Ron Gardenhire on the same day opening day starter Ricky Nolasco tweeted about another club.
Nolasco, Twins downed by D-backs
Ron Gardenhire on Ricky Nolasco's outing after the loss.
Twins Winter Caravan
Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco spoke at Valley View Middle School in Bloomington as part of the Twins caravan
Mauer gets 1st homer of season as Twins rout Royals
Joe Mauer on his 3-run homer and Ricky Nolasco after the win.
Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons
blaming himself for the roster he assembled. But this winter, the Twins spent big on Hughes and fellow right-hander Ricky Nolasco in an attempt to upgrade the rotation. Veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki was added, too, and made the All-Star team
Twins rout Tigers, 12-3
three-run homer in the eighth. Rookie Kyle Lobstein (1-2) allowed six runs in 4 2/3 innings for the Tigers. Ricky Nolasco (6-12) allowed two runs and five hits, including a solo homer by Detroit's Nick Castellanos in the second
won three straight, and the opportunity to bounce back will come against one of baseball's most vulnerable arms, Ricky Nolasco . Nolasco (5-12, 5.47) hasn't pitched enough innings to qualify for the league leaders in ERA, and that