Found June 14, 2013 on Fox Sports Detroit:
If this was a season at the crossroads for Rick Porcello, it appears that hes taken the right turn. Porcello pitched seven shutout innings in Friday nights 4-0 win over the Minnesota Twins, and the Detroit Tigers received their 14th consecutive quality start. By becoming a four-pitch pitcher, Porcello has begun sparkling just as much as the four aces atop the rotation: Max Scherzer, Anibal Sanchez, Justin Verlander and Doug Fister. Porcello is 2-1 with a 1.33 ERA, 0.74 WHIP and 30 strikeouts with only four walks in 27 innings pitched over his last four starts. He was terrific, Tigers manager Jim Leyland told FOX Sports Detroits Trevor Thompson after the game at Target Field in Minneapolis. He kept the ball on the ground. They are not sitting just on his fastball anymore. Porcellos vastly improved curve and slider have been central to his turnaround this season. Those pitches allow him to keep hitters off balance rather than relying on his fastball, sinker and the sub-par slider...
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