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Rotoworld
Ricky Nolasco surrendered five runs in 4 2/3 innings Monday in a loss to the Diamondbacks.

Postgame Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco vows to come back "hungry" in 2015

Ricky Nolasco made his 13th and final home start of 2014 on Monday night. After getting blasted in a five-run fifth, the Twins’ Opening Day starter finished his Target Field debut season at 3-6 with a 4.46 earned run average. A smattering of boos was heard as Nolasco was lifted. “It’s been a terrible year,” Nolasco said. “I have high expectations of myself. There’s nothing really I could have done (in September). All I can do is try to stay healthy and avoid major injury and rebound next year. Some rest will be good for me. I’ll be ready to [...] The post Postgame Twinsights:...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Nolasco: It's been a terrible year

Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco says there's nothing he can do now to fix the worst year of his career.
Rotoworld 14 hours ago

Ricky Nolasco gives up five runs in loss - Ricky Nolasco (S) Minnesota Twins

Ricky Nolasco surrendered five runs in 4 2/3 innings Monday in a loss to the Diamondbacks.
Twinkie Town Sep 17, 2014

Twins 3, Tigers 2: Twins win absurd ninth-inning walk-off

After a great game by Ricky Nolasco, Glen Perkins blew up in the ninth. Luckily, a certain former Twins closer did too. Ricky Nolasco pitched a great game tonight, giving up only five hits over eight shut-out innings. On the back of Kennys Vargas, who was only a double short of the cycle, Nolasco looked like he was in line for the win--but this game just had to get a little more exciting than that. After slumping recently, Kennys Vargas came back tonight and provided most of the offensive power for the Twins. With the score still 0-0, Kennys led off the 4th inning with a mega Kennys Vargas...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 16, 2014
Seventh-inning stretch: Twins 2, Tigers 0

Seventh-inning stretch: Twins 2, Tigers 0

The Tigers have been limited to just two hits and have managed to put only two runners in scoring position tonight as Ricky Nolasco has cruised through six shutout innings. The Tigers can't seem to find an answer for Twins starter Ricky Nolasco. The Tigers have been limited to just two hits and have managed to put only two runners in scoring position tonight as Nolasco has cruised through six shutout innings to help the Minnesota Twins hang onto a 2-0 lead at Target Field. Kennys Vargas has scored both runs and is a double shy of the cycle heading into the...
Bless You Boys Sep 16, 2014

Game 151: Tigers at Twins

Rick Porcello faces the Twins' Ricky Nolasco as the Tigers look to extend their lead in the AL Central. Detroit Tigers (84-66) at Minnesota Twins (63-87) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Target Field SB Nation blog: Twinkie Town Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Rick Porcello (15-11, 3.23 ERA) vs. RHP Ricky Nolasco (5-11, 5.64 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Porcello 28 189.2 5.55 1.61 0.71 1.18 3.52 3.82 3.3 Nolasco 24 140.1 6.35 2.18 1.28 1.55 4.40 4.14 0.9 To say Ricky Nolasco has been a disappointment in 2014 would be a...

Postgame Twinsights: The Baltimore bunt that set up biggest blast

BALTIMORE -- Lost in a 33-hit afternoon was a bunt single for Baltimore's David Lough that should have given Ricky Nolasco a much-needed out in the sixth. Lough, who also sacrificed in the first, popped up his bunt this time along the third-base line. It was left to catcher Eric Fryer to race out from behind the plate and try to throw out Lough, which he couldn't. Adam Jones followed with a two-run double on an 0-2 pitch when Nolasco might have been able to work him more carefully with a base open, even though Nelson Cruz was due up next. [...] The post Postgame Twinsights: The Baltimore...

Nolasco couldn't put hitters away

Twins right hander Ricky Nolasco says he got ahead in counts against the Orioles, but couldn't convert that advantage to outs on Sunday.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Aug 31, 2014
Twins, Ricky Nolasco beat up in Baltimore

Twins, Ricky Nolasco beat up in Baltimore

BALTIMORE --So much for that Ricky Nolasco reboot.
KFFL Aug 27, 2014

Twins | Ricky Nolasco battles through flu

Minnesota Twins SP Ricky Nolasco (flu) had been battling a flu bug that has been ...

Postgame Twinsights: Ailing Ricky Nolasco toughs it out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Here, at long last, was the pitcher the Twins thought they were signing last winter when they gave Ricky Nolasco a minimum of $49 million over four seasons. Not only did Nolasco spin seven shutout innings in what became a tough-to-swallow 2-1 loss to Kansas City. He also fought through a nasty flu bug on a night when the heat index at first pitch was 97 degrees. "He was fighting through the first three innings," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "He said he felt miserable and was ready to call it a night. Then he started [...] The post Postgame Twinsights: Ailing Ricky...
Twinkie Town Aug 27, 2014

Royals 2, Twins 1: Nolasco actually throws a great game, Perkins blows it

Oh what the H-E-double hockey sticks. After looking awful in his last couple starts, Ricky Nolasco turned it around tonight and had his best start ever as a Twin. Nolasco gave up only three hits over seven scoreless innings and looked to be in line for his first win since June 4th. Unfortunately, Glen Perkins COMPLETELY BLEW IT and the Twins lost instead. The first six innings or tonight's game moved pretty swiftly, thanks to Nolasco's and Royals starter Danny Duffy's strong outings. Scoring didn't get started until the top of the seventh. Brian Dozier led off the inning with a double, and...

Nolasco helped by Kansas City heat

Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco says he felt sick Tuesday, but sweated it out in KC's 90-degree heat and pitched 7 shutout innings.

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