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What Rick Porcello needs is an injury

(Winslow Townson, USA TODAY Sports)Bill Foley (@Foles74)Contributing Writer No need to sugarcoat it, Rick Porcello stinks this year. You don’t need to know that he is 0-7 with an 8.18 ERA in his last eight starts or that his 6.08 ERA is 97th out of 98 qualified starters in all of Major League Baseball to see that the pitcher is lost. All you had to do was watch the first inning...
Via RedSoxLife
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Blue Jays Blast Away on Porcello in Sox Loss

The Red Sox and the Blue Jays faced off on Canada Day in a day game at Rogers Centre.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound an the Jays had Mark Buehrle on the mound.  Porcello struggled with the long ball and didn’t make it to the 3rd inning.  Porcello has struggled for much of this season and I wouldn’t be surprised to see a DL stint in his future. Porcello started the...
Via Fenway West
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Nathan Eovaldi and Rick Porcello: A Tale of Two Pitchers

Before this season began, both the Yankees and the Red Sox acquired young right-handers whom they hoped would provide long term help for their starting rotations. Nathan Eovaldi and Rick Porcello both had histories of early-career struggles, but both of them clearly had positive upsides, which was cause for a lot of optimism, for fans and personnel of both teams.Eovaldi, 25, and...
Via Lady At The Bat
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Face Questions About Rotation After Rick Porcello Falters Again

After Rick Porcello gave up seven earned runs, including three home runs, in just two innings against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, there’s only one question to answer: What now? The Boston Red Sox pitcher was shelled in his Canada Day appearance in Toronto, continuing a winless streak that officially entered its second month. Porcello hasn’t won a decision since May 16...
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Rick Porcello Doesn’t Feel Lost: ‘I’m Throwing A Lot Of Fat Pitches’ (Video)

Rick Porcello had another tough outing on Wednesday, giving up seven runs in just two innings of work. In his last eight starts, Porcello has pitched 44 innings, given up 59 hits, 40 runs (including eight home runs), good for an 8.18 ERA. With numbers like those, it would be reasonable to suggest Rick Porcello might be lost on the mound, as one reporter in Toronto did after Wednesday’s...
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Porcello Ruins Holiday Weekend, Sox Lose, 11-2

(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)Things were looking up—that is until Rick Porcello strode to the mound today in The Great White North. Poised for their first four-game winning streak of 2015, the Red Sox were instead pummeled by the Blue Jays, 11-2. Porcello at least didn't make us wait around a lot—he gave up five earned runs in the first inning (seven overall in 2.0 innings...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Porcello Rocked in 11-2 Loss to Blue Jays

Sox starter Rick Porcello gave up three home runs in two innings in an ugly 11-2 loss. Boston is now 36-44.
Via CLNS Radio
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Sox Take A Game in Extras From The Rays

The Red Sox headed into Tropicana Field to face off in a series against the Rays.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Alex Colome for the Rays.  The Sox went out to an early lead, but the Rays tied the game and it stayed that way until the game with to extras.  The Sox were able to grab the go ahead run in the 10th and get the victory. The Sox got on the scoreboard first...
Via Fenway West
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Mookie Betts Finds Rick Porcello’s Starts Forgettable

Last night, something truly wondrous happened: Multi-millionaire Rick Porcello took the hill for the Red Sox and we didn’t lose. Rick did do his best to keep the Rays in the game, however, generously allowing them to tie the game after the Sox clawed out an early lead thanks to runs driven in by the likes of Jackie Bradley Jr and Alejandro De Aza. The game ended up going into...
Via Surviving Grady
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Porcello Rebate Program Hands O's 5-2 Win

(Getty Images)Lack of timely hitting, bad base-running and poor starting pitching make for a really bad baseball stew. The Red Sox were swimming in that goopy mix last night in a depressing 5-2 loss to Baltimore. Not only did the loss sink Boston even further into the AL East cellar, it reminded us of the fundamental weaknesses on this team—despite a recent good spate of decent...
Via FenwayNation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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