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So the Rick Porcello trade rumors continue as Jon Morosi reports that the Arizona Diamondbacks are now interested in the young starting pitcher.
#Mariners and #DBacks have had talks with the #Tigers about acquiring Rick Porcello, sources say.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) January 14, 2013
Morosi adds that the Tigers will more than likely ask for a shortstop, late-inning reliever or right-handed-hitting outfielder in return. Detroit also doesn’t look to be a finalist for Scott Hairston who Morosi believes the Yankees and Mets are the most likely destination.
The 24-year-old Porcello went 10-12 with a 4.59 ERA last season in front of an infield that didn’t best suit his 53.2% ground ball rate in 176 1/3 innings. It’s been widely considered that if the Tigers do in fact deal Porcello, a good fielding National League team would be the best suitor.
Detroit doesn’t have to trade Porcello though. He’s under team control through the 2015 season and seems like a break-out candidate any time now...
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It isnt on Justin Uptons level, but the Rick Porcello trade saga continues.
The Detroit Tigers, who have six starting pitchers, have continued to discuss Porcello with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners and perhaps other teams, according to major league sources.
The Tigers likely would ask for a shortstop, late-inning reliever or right-handed-hitting outfielder in return...
That possible Rick Porcello three-team trade, involving the Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles and Chicago Cubs?
Not happening. If it was ever floated, it didn’t get far. RT @geoff_bitson: @beckjason Any news on this Orioles/Cubs/Tigers trade?
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) January 14, 2013
That’s MLB.com Tigers beat reporter Jason Beck, shooting down any lingering possibility that...
While the Baltimore Orioles have said they’re not interested
in trading shortstop J.J. Hardy to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for
right-hander Rick Porcello, Jon Paul Morosi wonders if the club might be
interested in parting ways with closer Jim Johnson in order to acquire the
young starting pitcher.
Johnson was beyond solid in 2012, leading the majors in
The Baltimore Orioles arent interested in trading shortstop J.J. Hardy to Detroit for starter Rick Porcello.
They may be more willing to trade closer Jim Johnson.
At first blush, that seems odd. But theres a sabermetric rationale behind it.
Johnson could have a superb 2013 season and still not approach what he accomplished last year: He led the majors with 51 saves, made his first...
It isn’t on Justin Upton’s level, but the Rick Porcello trade saga continues …
The Detroit Tigers, who have six starting pitchers, have continued to discuss Porcello with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners and perhaps other teams, according to major-league sources.
The Tigers likely would ask for a shortstop, late-inning reliever or right-handed-hitting outfielder in...
DETROIT -- Victor Martinez is off and running the bases.
The Tigers designated hitter has stepped up the running portion of rehabilitation after missing last season because of an injury to his left knee. He had micro-fracture surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered on Jan. 17, 2012.
Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand on Friday supervised Martinezs first...
Can you imagine the Detroit Tigers' offense had they had Victor Martinez healthy last year? Well, for 2013 you won't have to. After suffering a knee injury and undergoing surgery last year, Martinez missed the entire season, but he will be ready for spring training this year.
Jon Morosi of Fox Sports says that Martinez's agent expects the 34-year old to be more...
The Detroit Tigers have discussed right-handed starting
pitcher Rick Porcello with the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, according
to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
The Detroit Tigers, who have six starting pitchers, have
continued to discuss Porcello with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners
and perhaps other teams, according to major league sources.