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The Mariners, Orioles and Padres have contacted the Tigers about trading for right-hander Rick Porcello, according to major-league sources. It’s believed that Seattle and Baltimore are more actively interested than San Diego at this point.
Detroit has six starters after re-signing Anibal Sanchez, and Tigers officials are willing to consider offers for Porcello. The Tigers are looking for a right-handed outfield bat and late-inning bullpen arm. They could obtain one or both by dealing Porcello.
The Tigers don’t have a closer in place for 2013, so they may look to acquire a reliever who could grow into the role – such as Seattle’s Stephen Pryor or Baltimore’s Pedro Strop. San Diego has an abundance of right-handed bullpen arms, including Luke Gregerson, Brad Brach, Brad Boxberger, Dale Thayer, Nick Vincent and closer Huston Street. Padres outfielder Chris Denorfia also may have appeal to the Tigers as a platoon partner for Andy Dirks in left.
Porcello went 10-12 with a 4.59 ERA this y...
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In 6 days, the Detroit Tigers’ Rick Porcello will turn 24 years old. He already has 4 full season of MLB service under his belt. He plays for a team suddenly with one too many starters and an infield defense that doesn’t suit his skill set as a pitcher. Add it all up and Porcello is being shopped hard by the Tigers and might have a new home by the time the ball drops in New York...
The Detroit Tigers might move Rick Porcello before the 2013 season begins, but the Pittsburgh Pirates will have to sweeten the pot if they want to add the young right-hander.
From Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
#Pirates are interested in Porcello, but Tigers don’t want straight-up swap for Hanrahan
— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) December 19, 2012
The Detroit Tigers have been fielding calls on right-hander
Rick Porcello, and the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners are among the
teams that have expressed interest in the starter, reports Jon Paul Morosi of
Sources: #Tigers have spoken with multiple teams about Rick Porcello. #Orioles and #Mariners among those involved. @mlbonfox
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi...
The Mariners, Orioles and Padres have contacted the Tigers about trading for right-hander Rick Porcello, according to major-league sources. Its believed that Seattle and Baltimore are more actively interested than San Diego at this point.
Detroit has six starters after re-signing Anibal Sanchez, and Tigers officials are willing to consider offers for Porcello. The Tigers are looking...
We heard coming out of baseball’s winter meetings that several teams, including a few in the National League, had asked Tigers GM Dave Dombrowksi about Rick Porcello’s availability. With each passing day now, it seems like another of the potential suitors comes to light.
To wit: FOX’s Jon Morosi reported Friday that the Mariners, Orioles and Padres all have expressed interest...
Tigers starter Rick Porcello has garnered his fair share of trade interest the past couple of weeks, especially after the signing of Anibal Sanchez. Most of that interest has come from the National League as the Pirates, Padres and Cubs have all expressed interest in the still very young Porcello.
The Pirates seemed to be dangling reliever Joel Hanrahan for Porcello however the Tigers...
Grady Sizemore might still have bidders, a pair of former major leaguers are looking to stage comebacks, and Rick Porcello`s suitors are lining up.