Found December 12, 2012 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Rick Porcello
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
“Plenty of teams are interested” in trading for Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello, reports Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. 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. While there is a high level of interest in Porcello, Knobler notes that the right-hander “isn’t available” for the time being. However, that could change if the Tigers add a starting pitcher, such as free agent Anibal Sanchez, this winter. If Detroit does acquire a starter, they would be left with six viable arms to choose from to fill their five-man rotation, including Porcello, Sanchez, Justin Verlander, Doug Fister, Max Scherzer and Drew Smyly. While Detroit currently has a relatively solid starting five, they have pursued pitching this winter. Before he was traded to the Kansas City Royals, Detroit pursued right-hander James Shields. They’ve also been tied to Sanchez. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();

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