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Minnesota Twins: Ricky Nolasco gets third opinion on ankle

Minnesota Twins: Ricky Nolasco gets third opinion on ankle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco saw orthopedist Dr. Robert Anderson on Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., for a third opinion on his slow-healing right ankle.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco receives third opinion on ailing ankle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco saw orthopedist Dr. Robert Anderson on Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., for a third opinion on his slow-healing right ankle. Twins manager Paul Molitor said Anderson expressed more concern over the bone fragment in Nolasco’s ankle than previous physicians had, but no decisions been made on the next phase of treatment. Anderson is the co-chair of the NFL's foot and ankle committee. Nolasco has been out since May 31. Briefly --Twins outfielder Shane Robinson, hit on the left elbow by a Johnny Cueto fastball on Wednesday, was expected to be...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 29, 2015
Twins: Ricky Nolasco will have ankle examined by NFL specialist

Twins: Ricky Nolasco will have ankle examined by NFL specialist

CINCINNATI -- Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will travel to Charlotte, N.C., to have his ailing right ankle examined Thursday by Dr. Robert Anderson, co-chair of the NFL's foot and ankle committee.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco headed to Charlotte for another ankle exam

CINCINNATI --Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will travel to Charlotte, N.C., to have his ailing right ankle examined on Thursday by Dr. Robert Anderson, co-chair of the NFL’s foot and ankle committee. Nolasco, who last pitched on May 31, has had to cut short multiple bullpen sessions despite taking a cortisone shot and being fitted for orthotic inserts. Anderson, the team orthopedist for the NFL’s Charlotte Panthers, is considered a leading expert in the field. He is best known for operating on a number of NFL players diagnosed with a midfoot or Lisfranc injury. Recovery period can range...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 26, 2015
Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco has another setback

Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco has another setback

MILWAUKEE -- The Twins are running out of options to get injured starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 24, 2015
Twins hope Ricky Nolasco's ankle brace gets him back on mound

Twins hope Ricky Nolasco's ankle brace gets him back on mound

Right-hander Ricky Nolasco, out because of a fragment in his right ankle, will try throwing off a mound with an orthotic that the Twins hope will allow him to pitch soon.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 18, 2015

Twins: Ervin Santana, Ricky Nolasco could battle for spot in rotation

As Ricky Nolasco begins wearing an orthotic the Twins hope will get him back on the mound, fellow right-hander Ervin Santana is beginning the last stage of his return from a steroid suspension.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 15, 2015

Twins look for treatment alternatives for Ricky Nolasco's ankle

ST. LOUIS --Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will see a specialist to determine how to treat his ailing right ankle.

Twinsights: Surgery not an option for Ricky Nolasco at this point

ST. LOUIS --Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will see a specialist to determine what alternatives there might be to treat his ailing right ankle. Nolasco had to cut short a scheduled bullpen session on Sunday at Target Field when the impingement in his ankle continued to give him trouble. “We don’t think surgery is an option on the table right now,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said. “But we’ve got to figure out a course of action to try to get him back.” Nine days have passed since Nolasco received a cortisone injection in his ankle. A prior MRI and CT scan […] The post...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 14, 2015
Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco has setback in return from ankle injury

Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco has setback in return from ankle injury

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco had to cut short a more aggressive throwing session Sunday back at Target Field due to recurring problems with his right ankle.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco has setback in return from ankle injury

ARLINGTON, Texas --Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco had to cut short a more aggressive throwing session on Sunday back at Target Field due to recurring problems with his right ankle. “It didn’t go well,” Twins pitching coach Neil Allen said after Sunday’s game. “I don’t know where we go from here. He had to stop it. It was just all arm. He couldn’t drive.” Nolasco was placed on the disabled list after leaving his last start on May 31 with pain in his right ankle. Diagnosed with an impingement related to an old high school injury, Nolasco received a cortisone shot […] The...

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco set to throw again Sunday

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco (right ankle impingement) threw a light bullpen session of 20 pitches on Thursday at Target Field. Twins manager Paul Molitor said “it went well,” and Nolasco will throw a “more intense” bullpen on Sunday. It’s possible but not likely Nolasco would be able to return directly to the rotation when his DL stint ends next week. --Outfielder Eddie Rosario was in the lineup a day after joining his wife in Miami for the birth of their third child, a son named Lucas. --Right-handed relievers Brandon Peterson and Cole Johnson were...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jun 10, 2015

Twins: Ricky Nolasco testing sore ankle after cortisone shot

Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco played catch for the second time Wednesday as he tries to recover from a right ankle impingement that sent him to the disabled list for the third time since midseason 2014.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco to test his ankle in Thursday bullpen session

Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco played catch for the second time Wednesday as he tries to recover from a right ankle impingement that sent him to the disabled list for the third time since midseason 2014. The plan is for Nolasco, who left in the second inning of his last start on May 31, to throw a light bullpen on Thursday and then ramp it up a little more in a second bullpen on Sunday. If his ankle passes those tests, he could begin a rehab assignment as soon as next week. “The light pen is because I’ve been off for […] The post Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco to test his ankle in Thursday...
Twins: Ricky Nolasco to get cortisone shot in sore ankle

Twins: Ricky Nolasco to get cortisone shot in sore ankle

Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco, whose renaissance season was interrupted by a sore right ankle last Sunday, will get a cortisone shot to cure the inflammation and, the Twins expect, avoid surgery.

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