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Henry Owens to Debut in Boston

With Rick Porcello headed to the disabled list following a triceps injury, the Red Sox were in need of a starting pitcher for tonight’s start against the Yankees. Rather than turning to a Triple-A scrub to take Porcello’s spot in the rotation, the Sox opted to call up too prospect Henry Owens. Owens will take the mound in Yankee stadium tonight for his big league debut. Owens...
Via Fangraphs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox add Rick Porcello to the 15-day disabled list

The struggles of the Boston Red Sox pitching staff continue, as they add yet another starting pitcher to the disabled list. Earlier today they were forced to place Rick Porcello on the 15-day DL due to triceps soreness and inflammation. This is the first time in his seven year career that he has been sent to the DL, but based on his performance this season, it is surprising that...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox Playing It Safe With Disabled List Stint

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello’s injury doesn’t sound serious. The Red Sox placed Porcello on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a right triceps strain. The injury cropped up during Porcello’s last start against the Chicago White Sox, according to the pitcher, but he doesn’t expect to be sidelined long. The club is playing it safe...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Hits Disabled List With Arm Strain

The Red Sox placed struggling starting pitcher Rick Porcello on the 15-day disabled list today with a right triceps strain. Newly-acquired reliever Ryan Cook will take Porcello's spot on the roster. After inexplicably getting a huge contract extension at the start of the year, Porcello has been awful—going 5-11, with a 5.88 ERA. Cook will be in uniform (#46) and be available out...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello’s Contract Now an Unrelenting Hindrance for the Red Sox

I can’t imagine I was the only baseball fan perplexed at the details of the massive four-year contract extension given to Rick Porcello by the Boston Red Sox back on April 6. Boston now owes it’s top starter — by default, of course — a staggering $82.5 million, starting in 2016. Out of the skepticism rose a fair amount of support for this signing, some even describing it...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Moving In Right Direction After Rocky Stretch With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello looked like someone who wanted to salvage his season Friday night. There’s only so much Porcello can do over the final three months to prevent his first season with the Boston Red Sox from being considered a massive disappointment. At this point, he’s in too deep. There’s something to be gained from ending...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Helps Red Sox Win First Game Since All-Star Break (Video)

Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox both got what they desperately needed Friday night — a win. Porcello pitched seven innings, allowing only one run while striking out six. This was the longest he lasted in a game since June 3, and it came against his former team, the Detroit Tigers. Porcello didn’t factor in the 2-1 win for Boston, but his pitching helped keep the score close...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Offense Silent Again in Another Loss to the Angels

The Red Sox squared off against the Angels once again and once again the offense was no where to be found.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Garrett Richards for the Angels.  Porcello gave up a couple of runs early, but it didn’t really matter much since the Sox offense would give him no run support.  The Sox offense has looked lifeless coming out of the All Star Break...
Via Fenway West
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello’s Bounce-Back Win Earns Him Amica Pitcher Of The Week

For the first time in nearly two months, Rick Porcello is back in the win column. The Boston Red Sox right-hander allowed two runs in six innings against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, exiting with the lead and earning the victory in Boston’s eventual 6-3 win. By snapping a seven-game losing streak for his first win since May 16, Porcello has won the Amica Pitcher of the Week...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Wins. Red Sox World Series Parade Back On.

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A Red Sox team flounders right out of the gate, slogs its way through spring and early summer, then, before the All Star break, they start showing signs of life, and get us all hot and bothered for the prospects of a September pennant run. Actually, that’s kind’ve been the story of the Red Sox for a long time. But I was thinking specifically...
Via Surviving Grady
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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