Could the Detroit Tigers trade youngster Rick Porcello? According to CBS Sports Danny Knobler it’s a real possibility. Porcello burst onto the scene in 2009 as a hot shot rookie but quickly fell back to earth. Now, Porcello looks like your average run of the mill middle of the rotation guy. So whose calling and why?
If the Tigers want to trade Rick Porcello, they’ll have no problem finding a taker.
Plenty of teams are interested, and quite a few National League teams asked about him at last week’s winter meetings, sources say.(CBS Sports Danny Knobler)
So there you guy it’s National League teams calling which makes perfect sense. Porcello’s been known for having a high batting average against and a tendency to give up the long ball.
In the American League he’s also been absued by the bottom portion of the lineups, where 7-9 hitters have hit .279 with 19 homers in his four-year career. Those are numbers similar to the top three batters in a lineup.
If you throw him into b...