American League Central: Status Report!
fundamental truth: the middle class of free agency is death. Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana will make $25.5 million in 2015 ..... of free agency. Josh Willingham and Torii Hunter and Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana? Just money being burned. The Twins
Hughes, Twins agree to $58M, 5-year contract
signed free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana to a four-year deal through 2018. Minnesota also has right-hander Ricky Nolasco locked up through 2017, and his contract includes a club option for 2018. The Twins had the worst ERA of any starting
Santana improves Twins' starting rotation, gives team options
the two largest free agent contracts in franchise history. Both of those lucrative deals went to starting pitchers: Ricky Nolasco last offseason, and Ervin Santana this past weekend. That's a total of $103 million spent on two starters in the
Winter Meetings madness: Recapping the AL Central moves
spending big money on a free agent starter. Santana's reported deal is slightly more than what they paid to sign Ricky Nolasco last offseason, who's first year with Minnesota was a forgettable one. The Twins' starting rotation had the worst
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.
Mauer gets 1st homer of season as Twins rout Royals
Joe Mauer on his 3-run homer and Ricky Nolasco after the win.
Sources: Twins, righty Santana agree to 4-year, $55M deal
starts for the Braves last year. The Twins spent aggressively on starting pitching last winter, signing free agents Ricky Nolasco ($49 million), Phil Hughes ($24 million) and Mike Pelfrey ($11 million), who had previously joined the team
Reports: Twins agree with SP Ervin Santana on four-year contract
119-100. The money the Twins are reportedly giving Santana is slightly more than they paid to sign right-hander Ricky Nolasco last offseason. Nolasco signed a four-year, $49 million deal which, at the time, was the largest free agent
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