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Porcello throws 37 pitches in simulated game

Rick Porcello threw two scoreless innings in a simulated game on Sunday at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla.
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Red Sox hope to be carried by Sale, Porcello and Price

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) The Red Sox hope adding Chris Sale to a rotation that already included Rick Porcello and David Price will boost the team to its first World Series title since 2013. ''Boston's like the Golden State Warriors now in baseball,'' New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said during the offseason. Porcello is the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner and Price...
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Top 10 starting pitchers in baseball heading into spring training

Without a doubt, pulling apart the ten best arms in the game at any point is a tough-to-nearly-impossible task. However, in today’s game, with a firmly established group of top arms between the ages of 27-33, it is a specifically tough group to crack. It could be argued that even cracking the top 20 is a feat, as even last year’s American League Cy Young winner is the third best...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is Rick Porcello?

Baseball is a strange sport. Sometimes a pitcher throws a good pitch but the batter hits it. When that happens we blame the pitcher. Other times a pitcher throws a bad pitch but the batter misses it, and then we praise the pitcher. As it turns out, for a pitcher, pitching good isn’t the same as being good. I was thinking about all this in relation to Rick Porcello.  You could...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox turning to Pedroia for leadership in Ortiz's absence

BOSTON — David Ortiz has developed a cruel habit of teasing Red Sox fans.But despite the Instagram jokes and cryptic tweets, the reality is that Big Papi won’t be in the heart of Boston’s lineup in 2017.“Oh yeah, he’s retired,” manager John Farrell told reporters Thursday ahead of a Boston writers’ dinner. “There’s no fake tweets. No blank tweets. Whatever those...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Rick Porcello Named American League Comeback Player Of The Year

Rick Porcello had an incredible 2016 season, and he’s getting plenty of recognition for it. The Boston Red Sox starter won his first Cy Young Award this month, and the right-hander just added another title to his résumé. Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that it named Porcello its American League Comeback Player of the Year. Porcello is almost a no-brainer for the award...
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Could Be Available To Pitch ALDS Game 4 If Necessary

Rick Porcello might get a chance to redeem himself sooner than expected. The Red Sox ace didn’t live up to his regular season stature Thursday during Game 1 of Boston’s American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians, allowing five earned runs on six hits — including three solo home runs — over just 4 1/3 innings in a 5-4 loss. But Porcello’s 72-pitch outing...
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox look to make 10 wins in a row Saturday with Rick Porcello on mound

Rick Porcello can bolster his Cy Young Award candidacy even more Saturday. The Boston Red Sox right-hander will go for his 22nd win of the season Saturday when he faces the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Furthermore, a win would make it 10 in a row for Boston after it won again Friday. Hear a preview of Porcello’s start in the video from NESN’s “Red Sox Final” above.    
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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