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The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Ricky Nolasco (above) agreed to terms on a free-agent contract Wednesday, reportedly worth $49 million for four years. Nolasco was widely considered one of the top available free agent starters. (AP photo)

Twins pick up Nolasco


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins entered the offseason with a desperate need for starting pitching, and they’re off to a pretty great start in addressing it.

Right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Twins agreed to terms on a free-agent contract Wednesday, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity because the team does not plan to announce a deal until Nolasco passes a physical.

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