Jason Kubel homered for the Twins in a 7-1 loss to the Rays yesterday in Port Charlotte. Ricky Nolasco gave up two runs on four hits in four innings of work for Minnesota, which fell to 5-5-and-1 in spring play. The Twins take on the Pittsburgh Pirates today in Fort Myers.
Ervin Santana To Decide Soon On Destination
Free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana is reportedly getting close to deciding where he’ll play this season. The “Baltimore Sun” reports that Santana will make up his mind “within the next day or two” on a team. The Orioles and Blue Jays have both reportedly made one-year offers to the 31-year-old right-hander. The Twins had been rumored to be involved as well, making a three-year offer.