11:04 PM EDT, Fri August 28, 2015

Twinsights: 2015 return for Ricky Nolasco looking doubtful

 Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco hasn’t officially been shut down for the year following ankle surgery, but the odds of a 2015 return are growing longer. “That’s a long shot -- and it’s getting longer every day,” Twins general manager Terry Ryan said Sunday. “We’re starting to run out of calendar. It’s not looking promising.” Nolasco, who has two years and $25 million left on his contract after this season, had surgery in Charlotte, N.C., on July 13. He has yet to start a throwing program after several abortive attempts to throw off a mound in June. Nolasco last appeared...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Jul 31, 2015

Twins' Ricky Nolasco has 'no clue' when he will throw again

Ricky Nolasco, still dealing with pain in his surgically repaired right ankle, has a new transportation aid at his disposal. The Twins' oft-injured right-hander is tooling around the clubhouse these days on a black scooter.

Twinsights: Ricky Nolasco has 'no clue' when he'll throw again

Ricky Nolasco, still dealing with pain in his surgically repaired right ankle, has a new transportation aid at his disposal. The Twins’ oft-injured right-hander is tooling around the clubhouse these days on a black scooter. Non-motorized and similar to the Razor, Nolasco’s model includes a cushioned seat on which he rests his right knee as he propels himself around with his left foot. “I have a huge limp,” Nolasco told the Pioneer Press. “I’m two weeks out of (July 13) surgery. I still feel it. There’s still some pain around the joint that swelled up.” Nolasco doesn’t wear...

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