Ervin Santana RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ervin Santana calls Yankee Stadium 'a joke' after yielding pair of homers

    The Score "Ervin Santana is blaming Yankee Stadium for giving up a pair of homers to New York Yankees rookie Greg Bird on Wednesday afternoon. Bird launched his first career homer into the second deck in the fourth inning, and punished Santana again two innings later with another blast to right field in..." August 20

  • Twins reinstate Santana from restricted list

    Fox Sports North "As expected, the Minnesota Twins on Saturday reinstated pitcher Ervin Santana from the restricted list. Santana served an 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Santana will make his Twins' debut Sunday against the Kansas City..." July 04

  • What can be expected from Ervin Santana?

    Fox Sports North "On Sunday, Ervin Santana will finally make his debut for the Minnesota Twins. This isn't the way anyone drew things up, as Santana was suspended 80 games for using Stanozolol, but with the Twins in the AL Central and wild-card hunt, there's no denying he'll provide a boost to Minnesota's..." July 03

  • Ervin Santana ready to join Twins

    Hardball Talk "Ervin Santana, who signed a four-year, $55 million deal with the Twins this offseason and then got suspended 80 games for PEDs before throwing a pitch, is now ready to join the rotation. Santana has been “rehabbing” in the minors to prepare for being activated from the suspended list and he..." July 01

  • Twins ponder rotation with Santana

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The countdown to the arrival of Ervin Santana is on. Santana on Tuesday will make the final of his three scheduled starts at Class AAA Rochester. That will put him on line to start July 5 at ­Kansas City. So the Twins have one week to figure out how to weave Santana into the rotation as the..." June 28

  • Ervin Santana throws seven innings in latest tuneup start in minors

    Hardball Talk "Ervin Santana is still serving out his 80-game PED suspension, but he’s permitted to pitch in the minors in preparation for joining the Twins on July 5 against the Royals. After a strong performance in his first start with Triple-A Rochester last Saturday, the veteran right-hander had his second..." June 26

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    Mike Berardino @MikeBerardino

    Successful first rehab start for @RocRedWings for Ervin Santana: 5.2 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K. Threw 88 pitches, 53 strikes. #MNTwins

  • Ervin Santana working his way back from 80-game suspension

    Hardball Talk "Ervin Santana signed a four-year, $55 million contract with the Twins as a free agent this offseason and then got suspended 80 games for performance-enhancing drugs before the end of spring training. He’s eligible to return in early July and currently working out at the Twins’ extended spring..." June 15

  • Ervin Santana accused of falsifying documents, civil theft in twisty lawsuit with Florida jeweler

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The process server arrived at Ervin Santana's gated manor in Clearwater, Fla., at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 and punched numbers into the callbox. A woman answered. It was Friday. Night had fallen hours earlier. Brandi Trenary told the woman she had documents for Santana, the free-agent starting pitcher..." April 09

  • Jeweler suing Twins pitcher Ervin Santana for $40,000 in unpaid bling

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "A Miami jeweler is suing Twins pitcher Ervin Santana after he allegedly defaulted on $40,000 worth of customized necklaces, according to a Dade County lawsuit. Major League Jewelers Inc. claims in its seven-page complaint that Santana defamed the company by claiming the necklaces were "fake."..." April 01

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Sources: #Yankees kicking the tires on Ervin Santana. Sides have had some dialogue.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Not surprisingly, Ervin Santana looking for as long of a deal as possible: Five years.

  • Ervin Santana will reject Braves' $15.3-million qualifying offer

    CBS Sports "Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana will reject the Braves' $15.3-million qualifying offer, sources said. The deadline to accept is Monday afternoon. Santana was always expected to reject the offer following a nice season in which he went 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA, though there was a bit of noise just..." November 10

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    theres been some noise about ervin santana possibly accepting as hes an iconoclastic sort, but word is he will reject QO.

  • Braves will make a $15.3 million qualifying offer to Ervin Santana

    Hardball Talk "Pitcher Ervin Santana will receive a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Braves, Mark Bowman of reports. As a result, the Braves will either get Santana back for one more year or receive draft pick compensation if he chooses to sign elsewhere." November 03

  • Braves’ starting-rotation plans could hinge on Santana

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves went from 96 wins and a division title in 2013 to 79 wins and out of the playoffs in 2014, but it was through no fault of their starting pitchers. Despite losing Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy to season-ending elbow injuries during spring training and Gavin Floyd to another elbow..." October 30

  • Ervin Santana, Braves agree to deal

    ESPN "The Atlanta Braves and free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana have agreed to a one-year contract worth approximately $14 million, a source told ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas. The deal is pending a physical examination that will be conducted Wednesday at the Braves' spring training facility in Lake..." March 12

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Ervin Santana likely to make a decision on his destination within the next day or two. Word is he wants to get into a camp ASAP. #orioles

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    David O'Brien @ajcbraves

    Hearing from person connected to Royals that #Braves could be making a run at Santana.

  • Top free-agent starter Ervin Santana still seeks $50M, 4-year deal

    CBS Sports "Top remaining free agent starter Ervin Santana's asking price hasn't dropped with spring training starting; it remains about four years and $50-million, according to executives with interested teams. The market has shown that the going rate for better starting pitchers is $50 million for four..." February 25

  • Orioles, Blue Jays among teams considering adding Ervin Santana

    Hardball Talk "Orioles pitchers and catchers report on Thursday; Blue Jays pitchers and catchers report on Sunday. No one knows if free agent starter Ervin Santana will have a new home by then, but Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that the O’s and Jays have had discussions with Santana’s representatives at..." February 10

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The asking price for pitcher Ervin Santana is said to have dropped significantly, perhaps to a three-year deal. Was over $100m in November.

  • Ervin Santana drawing interest from Rockies, Orioles, Yankees, Dodgers, Mariners

    MLB Daily Dish "Free agent right-hander Ervin Santana is drawing interest from eight teams including the Rockies, Orioles, Mariners, Yankees and Dodgers, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. The Marlins and Cubs also recently inquired about him, but their interest does not appear to be..." January 28

  • Yankees, Twins and Orioles request medical records for Ervin Santana

    SB Nation "The New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins have all requested medical records for free agent starting pitcher Ervin Santana, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Santana, 31, was arguably the top pitcher available at the outset of free agency this offseason, but has not seen..." January 14

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Royals are at payroll limit, so chances of bringing back Ervin Santana on 1-year deal are remote even if his price dropped.

  • Irvin Santana's agents make their case for $112M

    CBS Sports "The asking price for free agent starter Ervin Santana is indeed a bit more than $100 million, as reported. In fact, it is a little more than a bit more. It is precisely $112 million for five years, according to people familiar with talks involving Santana. This price may seem high at first..." November 13

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Ervin Santana has declined the Royals' qualifying offer, source says, as expected. @FOXSports1

  • Santana, Nolasco looking to cash in

    Fox Sports "By the end of the offseason, Tim Lincecum’s stunning two-year, $35 million contract with the Giants might almost seem like a bargain. Free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana is seeking more than $100 million on a five-year deal, and righty Ricky Nolasco $80 million over the same term, according..." November 08

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    Bob Dutton @Royals_Report

    #Royalc confirm they've made a qualifying off to RHP Ervin Santana.

  • Royals' Ervin Santana deflects speculation of his pending free agency

    Kansas City Star "Royals right-hander Ervin Santana refuses at this point anyway to be drawn into any discussion on his looming free agency and its looming riches. Not merely because he doesn’t want to talk about it. Rather Santana doesn’t even want to think about it. “There’s nothing on my mind except to..." September 11

  • Royals’ Santana continues humorous response to trade rumors

    Kansas City Star "Royals pitcher Ervin Santana continued to roll with the relentless trade rumors Monday by sending out another round of humorous messages on twitter. “Still @Target of #traderumors” he tweeted. “#Pitching at #TargetField tomorrow.” Santana then included a link to a “video I made about being a..." July 30

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Rival clubs say price for #Royals’ Santana is high maybe even higher than what #Cubs got for Garza. KC wants major-league ready talent.

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