Ervin Santana

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Jimenez Helps Orioles Beat Twins’ Split Squad 3-2

Ubaldo Jimenez has his best outing of spring training, allowing two runs and five hits over four innings Wednesday as the Baltimore Orioles beat a Minnesota Twins’ split squad 3-2.

03/18/2015

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Mauer, Escobar Lead Twins Over Orioles

Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each hit run-scoring doubles to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

03/08/2015

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8 Reasons The Twins Will Be Better In 2015

It’s a tough time to be a baseball fan in Minnesota. The Twins have had four straight seasons of at least 90 losses, have been at the bottom of the American League Central Division and there has been little hope that things will change any time soon. But as the Twins reported to Spring Training last week, optimism seemed to be everywhere.

03/04/2015

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Twins Again Bank On Better Starting Pitching After Big Spend

The fall of the Minnesota Twins over the last four seasons can be traced to several factors, none more influential than the struggles of the starting rotation. So for the second straight winter, the Twins spent millions of dollars to try to fix it.

02/24/2015

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Twins Welcome Their Latest Santana

Ervin Santana’s given name was Johan. This was a fine way to be identified for the right-hander raised in the Dominican Republic and working his way up through the minor leagues.

12/15/2014

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12/15/2014

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Ervin ‘Magic’ Santana Joins The Twins’ Pitching Staff

Are the good old days back again? Johan Santana will be pitching for the Twins this summer. Well, sort of. “[In the] minor leagues, I was Johan Santana. Then, there was another Johan Santana. You know who that is,” said the Twins’ newest free agent acquisition, starting pitcher Ervin Santana, with a laugh. “They send me his baseball cards every time so I can sign it.”

12/13/2014

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Twins To Announce Santana Deal Saturday

The Minnesota Twins called a news conference for Saturday to announce a four-year contract with free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana. Santana’s deal, which guarantees him $55 million, contains a club option for 2019 that could become guaranteed. The 32-year-old was 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA for Atlanta this year. He as an AL All-Star with the Los Angeles Angels in 2008.

12/12/2014

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Podcast: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-12-14

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12/12/2014

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AP Sources: Twins, Ervin Santana Near $55M Deal

Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Minnesota Twins and free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana are working to finalize a four-year contract worth $55 million.

12/11/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 01: Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 25 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

09/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22: Newly aquired Chase Headley of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers on July 22, 2014 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

07/25/2014

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Mauer Returns, But Twins Fall To Royals 7-2

Ervin Santana heard his name bandied about in trade rumors in recent weeks, with yet another season threatening to swirl down the drain in Kansas City.

07/30/2013

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Correia Collapses In 8th, Twins Lose To Royals 3-1

Ervin Santana pitched eight strong innings, Alcides Escobar doubled home the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Monday in their home opener.

04/08/2013

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Angels Finally Give Santana Help In Win Over Twins

Ervin Santana pitched 7 1-3 innings and got some run support from the Los Angeles Angels offense for the first time in his past six starts in a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

05/09/2012

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Angels Ascend Over Twins 8-3

Jered Weaver allowed three hits over six innings in his first start since no-hitting the Twins last week to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-3 victory over Minnesota on Monday night.

05/07/2012

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Angels’ Santana Beats Twins 5-1 With 8-Hitter

Ervin Santana gave up eight more hits against Minnesota than he did in his previous start. Not such a bad thing, really.

08/03/2011