Twins' Hughes aiming to replicate success from last season
2014. Minnesota added Ervin Santana this offseason, and the team is hoping for a bounceback year from right-hander Ricky Nolasco . Kyle Gibson appears in line for a spot in the rotation as well, while several arms will battle for the No. 5 position
Twins again bank on better starting pitching after big spend
They signed Ervin Santana for $55 million over four years, too. The previous winter, they doled out deals to Ricky Nolasco ($49 million, four years) and Mike Pelfrey ($11 million, two years). That's what happens when a team ranks
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.
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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
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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
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