Originally written on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 10/13/14
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 good on offense, nor defense in 2012, and likely wont ever improve defensively. He is only under contract till the end of the season anyway. He is one year away from being defensively limited to playing the corners, which are currently occupied with the Tigers for the foreseeable future by Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder. The Tigers have only one shortstop listed in their MLB.com top 20 prospects, Eugenio Suarez, who won’t be ready for at least three seasons. If you watched Suarez in this years Spring Training, you know that he is that far away. He is projected to be an average defender and a very light ...
1 Comment:
  • IF THEY TRADE PORCELLO, THEIR CHANCES OF WINNING IT ALL DIMINISH GREATLY... YES, SMLY REPLACES HIM, BUT WHAT HAPPENS IF ONE OR MORE OF THE STARTING FIVE GET HURT? DETROIT HAS IMPROVED THE STARTING NINE ON THE FIELD & THE STARTING ROTATION. THEY WON THE PENNANT LAST YEAR WITH LESS! WHILE KC & CLEV HAVE IMPROVED THEIR ROSTERS THEY DON'T HAVE THE PITCHING OR THE FIRE POWER DETROIT POSSESS'S! CHICAGO DOESN'T SHOW ME MUCH IN ADDED STRENTH & THEY STILL HAVE A REGULAR STARTER WHOSE .AVG WILL BE NO MORE THAN HIS WEIGHT & WILL STRIKE OUT WELL OVER 200 TIMES.(OUCH!)
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Peyton Manning sets NFL touchdown passing record

Report: CJ Spiller suffers broken collarbone

DeMarco Murray sets record with another 100-yard game

Report: Things got 'ugly' in Bears' locker room after loss

Redskins bench Kirk Cousins for Colt McCoy

Rams beat Seahawks thanks to gutsy fake punt call

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Brian Kelly unloads on officials for pass interference call

Brett Favre: I got calls about playing last season

Joseph Randle partners with underwear company after arrest

Report: Seahawks asked about Julius Thomas, Jordan Cameron

Florida fans chant for Will Muschamp to be fired

Gennady Golovkin scores second-round knockout win

10 takeaways from NFL Week 7

Video: Alec Burks breaks Kobe Bryant's ankles

WATCH: Sean Payton has tense exchange with reporter

Darnell Dockett mocks Raiders fans with whiteboard

WATCH: Tony Romo nearly runs over Alex Rodriguez

WATCH: Prince Amukamara pulls Dwayne Harris' hair

What was the meaning behind Doug Baldwin's TD celebration?

Luke Kuechly ejected after questionable call

WATCH: Giovanni Bernard gets leveled by Vontae Davis

WATCH: Rams run awesome trick play for punt return TD

Kyle Orton shaves his epic mustache

Florida State beats Notre Dame 31-27 in thriller

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Favre: I got calls about playing last season

10 takeaways from NFL Week 7

Report: Marshall calls out Jay Cutler

Darnell Dockett mocks Raiders fans

Brian Kelly unloads on officials

WATCH: Rams run punt return trick play for TD

Joseph Randle now an underwear spokesman?

Ex-Trojans RB escorted out after USC game

FSU tops Notre Dame in thriller

Fans chant for Muschamp's head

Popovich zings Suns owner

Golden Tate reacts to Percy Harvin trade

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.