Detroit 2, Los Angeles 1: Rick Porcello's gem, Angels' miscues help Tigers win

WHY THE TIGERS WON: Four Angels errors helped the Detroit offense before a crowd of 28,921. After each starting pitcher allowed a run in the first inning, Rick Porcello (2-1) and Hector Santiago settled into an old-fashioned pitcher’s duel through six innings. Porcello had thrown just 86 pitches through six, shutting down the Angels offense on just five hits while the Tigers were...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Sitting On My Porcello Thrown

First off: Poop joke. Secondly: next poop joke. Good, now is it out of your system? Well if it ain't, pinch it off we've got to keep dropping these DraftKings posts like they're hot. Alright, alright, we can't get things moving with you so backed up on this topic. Here, have some yogurt. Better? Good! Now I have to ask you to draft a guy who's only $6...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pregame 8: Detroit Tigers at San Diego Padres

The Tigers (5-2) are in San Diego, where it’s always baseball weather, for three against the Padres (3-6). Rick Porcello makes the start for Detroit, facing Andrew Cashner. Obviously, not much history between these two clubs, but there was one famous series (famous if you’re a Detroit or San Diego fan, anyway) back in 1984. I followed the Tigers’ magical season game in and...
Via Tigers Weblog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello is working on this new pitch… (VIDEO)

via mlb.com During Tuesday’s spring training game against the Braves, Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello had BJ Upton down 0-2 and thought it would be the perfect time to break out the new pitch he has been working on. And before you watch the video, let me tell you that Porcello gave up ten hits and six earned runs in six innings.  That should tell you how good this pitch was.  Now you may watch.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rick Porcello loses grip, throws blooper pitch

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello lost his grip on the baseball during a pitch in the second inning of Tuesday's spring training game against Atlanta. As a result, Porcello's 0-2 pitch to Braves batter B.J. Upton went straight up in the air and fell several feet short of home plate.Porcello ended up striking out Upton, but it looks...
Via Holdout Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello should not rhyme with poor fellow

The Detroit Tigers have never had a love affair with Rick Porcello. He does not strike guys out like Verlander. He does not have plus stuff. His name comes up often in trade rumors. He is a pitcher that does not satisfy a general manager trying to win it all. And yet, Rick Porcello is probably as good a fit in Detroit as just about any other fourth or fifth starter you can find...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Porcello peaking interest

The Detroit Tigers and Rick Porcello trade rumors are likely to crank into overdrive in the coming weeks. It’s kind of becoming the Tigers equivalent of what the Diamondbacks experienced with Justin Upton. The elongated nature of Upton’s trade talks probably won’t replicate in Detroit but Porcello’s name has been a hot topic ever since the Tigers overpaid for the return of...
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March 05, 2013  |  1 Comment

Detroit Tigers rumors: Giancarlo Stanton edition

This offseason I’ve well documented how the Detroit Tigers are in a mode of win at any cost. No contract seems too lofty. No prospect is likely safe. Well entrenched players may not have the job security they’d hope to. The Detroit Tigers see their time as now. Fortunately, the Tigers have a nucleus of players that are under team control for years to come. The window is now,...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: is JJ Hardy the right target?

Sourced rumors are starting to swirl that the Detroit Tigers are engaged in talks to move Rick Porcello in a 3-way deal. The other teams rumored to be involved are the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles. If a deal like this were to go down, it means that the Tigers are most likely targeting Baltimore’s JJ Hardy to be the new shortstop in Motown. The obvious questions that follow...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: and Porcello goes to…

In 6 days, the Detroit Tigers’ Rick Porcello will turn 24 years old. He already has 4 full season of MLB service under his belt. He plays for a team suddenly with one too many starters and an infield defense that doesn’t suit his skill set as a pitcher. Add it all up and Porcello is being shopped hard by the Tigers and might have a new home by the time the ball drops in New York...
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December 21, 2012  |  1 Comment

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