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Rick Porcello is still young enough that he could hold some untapped potential. That doesn’t exactly mean trading for him would be the wisest decision, though.
Porcello has been the subject of trade rumors all offseason. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski on Thursday denied sending out any proposals involving the right-hander, but he claimed that his “phone has been ringing a lot” and noted that Detroit would listen to offers. The number of scouts reportedly on hand for Porcello’s start on Wednesday only adds to the speculation, while also indicating that there is some interest across baseball.
The Padres and Rangers have reportedly been the teams most actively discussing a trade for Porcello, but they weren’t alone in having a look during the pitcher’s most recent minor league spring training start. The Red Sox, Dodgers, Cardinals and Orioles reportedly were among the other teams who scouted Porcello, although it’s unclear how much interest each of those teams has in pursuing a...
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Rick Porcello – Photo by Keith Allison
Jim Bowden has reported via twitter
According to Tigers source the Padres have turned down Porcello for Street and Porcello for Gregorson but talks continue
The Padres were first rumored to have interest in Rick Porcello back in December. Talks were on, then off, then on, and now this. The encouraging part of this tweet is “talks continue”...
A half-dozen scouts stood behind a chain-link fence Wednesday, making a spring training game between the High Class-A affiliates of the Tigers and Astros actually seem important.
And in a way it was.
Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello, the subject of trade speculation, started the minor-league game because it was his day to pitch and the parent club was off.
Yet it quickly became...
Rick Porcello has been the subject of endless trade rumors this offseason. One way or another, a resolution had better happen soon. (Keith Allison, Flickr)
This winter, there seems to have been no end to the Rick Porcello trade rumor mill. One week, he’s staying with the Detroit Tigers as the team’s fifth starter. The next, he’s getting dealt for a bundle of different minor...
Manager John Farrell acknowledged on Monday that the Red Sox have been looking to bolster their pitching depth. Don’t expect that depth to come in the form of Rick Porcello, though.
The Red Sox are not currently pursuing Porcello, who has been the subject of trade speculation recently, according to FOXSports.com.
There has been plenty of talk all offseason about whether the Tigers...
If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck and walks like a duck I'm assuming it's a damn duck. Clearly the Red Sox don't see it that way as the organization is denying any interest in the Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello. It's been well documented by general manager John Farrell that the Red Sox are looking to add depth to their starting rotation and Porcello...
Rick Porcello‘s name continues to get tossed around in trade talks. And with Boston manager John Farrell saying recently that his team is considering adding pitching depth, many are left wondering whether the Red Sox might check in with the Tigers about the 24-year-old.
We learned early Wednesday that the Red Sox don’t appear to be pursuing Porcello, but FOXSports.com’s Ken...
If I were Rick Porcello, I would be sick of all the rumors surrounding me. He has been talked about for the last three months, at least once a week by all the talking heads in Baseball. Here are arguments for trading and not trading Rick Porcello.
Trade Him If:
You can get a upgrade at the shortstop position.
Jhonny Peralta is an average major league shortstop at best. He wasn’t...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- With 10 days remaining in spring training, things could be heating up on the Rick Porcello trade front -- provided Tigers president Dave Dombrowski gets what he's seeking.
According to Jim Bowden of ESPN and Sirius XM's Inside Pitch, the San Diego Padres rejected one Tigers offer to send Porcello to the Padres for Huston Street and an offer to exchange Porcello...