Ricky Nolasco pitched five solid innings against his former team in the
icky Nolasco is finally coming home. The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired the right-hander and Southern California native from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in exchange for three minor league pitchers.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco has been at the center of trade discussions for more than a week, but he was able to tune it all out during his Wednesday start against the Atlanta Braves. Nolasco tossed seven strong innings, Justin Ruggiano hit a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 6-3 on Wednesday night.
With the Major League Baseball trade deadline looming, the Miami Marlins are actively shopping starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco to teams needing a number three or four starter for their rotation.
With Ricky Nolasco on the trade market, the San Diego Padres liked what they saw. Their hitters did, anyway. Will Venable drove in three runs and Logan Forsythe hit a two-run homer Friday night to help San Diego beat Nolasco and the Miami Marlins, 9-2.
The Miami Marlins are reportedly “deep” into trade talks for pitcher Ricky Nolasco, according to an ESPN.com report.
The Miami Marlins don’t have many trade worthy players not named Giancarlo Stanton, but the team is reportedly “aggressively trying to move” starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco.
On a night the San Francisco Giants received yet more disappointing news that center fielder Angel Pagan could be headed for surgery on his re-injured left hamstring, Andres Torres appeared to avoid a serious problem with his right knee.
Ricky Nolasco allowed one run and three hits in seven innings Sunday to help the Miami Marlins take the rubber game of their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, 7-2.
The rookie left-hander takes the ball for the Cardinals as they look to avoid losing their first series since late April on Sunday against the Miami Marlins.