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Wade Miley Dominates Rick Porcello In ‘Know Your Teammates’ (Video)

Rick Porcello has some studying up on his teammates to do. The new Boston Red Sox pitcher joined fellow newbie Wade Miley on the “Know Your Teammates” trivia segment of “Red Sox from Fort Myers” recently, and well, Porcello gets an A for effort. The two pitchers might have just been acquired during the offseason, but it was Miley who came away from the competition looking...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Should Lock Up Rick Porcello Long-Term

Rick Porcello arrived at the Boston Red Sox Spring Training facility at jetBlue Park weeks early, eager to make a good impression with his new team. That is exactly what he has done. Porcello has emerged as a confident pitcher who is ready to lead the pitching staff in just his first year with the club. Rick Porcello is chomping at the bit to get the season started as well as his...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello’s Upcoming Enormous Payday

The other night on Twitter, I put out one of those early-February thoughts that can’t really be properly explained in a mere 140 characters: Rick Porcello is going to make more than $100 million next year, and people are going to freak out about that. Needless to say, I received some interesting replies to that, […]
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Sounding Like Jon Lester With Regard To Red Sox Contract

This embed is invalid" /> Rick Porcello still refuses to put the cart before the horse. Porcello, who turned 26 in December, is slated to hit the open market next offseason, meaning he’s in a perfect position to cash in with a solid 2015 season. The Boston Red Sox pitcher is taking a Jon Lester-like approach to his impending free agency, though....
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Don’t Need an ‘Ace’

The Boston Red Sox have been very busy this offseason, highlighted by the key big-name acquisitions of 2014 World Series Champion Pablo Sandoval and former Red Sox prospect Hanley Ramirez. These two are two of the top hitters in the game and will no doubt bolster a Red Sox lineup that struggled to score last season. The Red Sox GM, Ben Cherington, has been under pressure to address...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello, Other Red Sox Already Working Out In Fort Myers (Video)

As Boston digs its way out of another winter storm, several Red Sox players already are down in Fort Myers. Rick Porcello, Jackie Bradley Jr., Blake Swihart and a “smattering of minor leaguers” were spotted working out at JetBlue Park on Tuesday, according to’s Rob Bradford. Pablo Sandoval and Justin Masterson reportedly are in town, too, and they’re expected to...
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello- Can He Be the Stopper?

Now that the Red Sox appear to have passed on signing James Shields (it has been written that his reputation as a fly-ball pitcher settled the issue), the stopper problem remains. I recently wrote about Joe Kelly, but if you look over career stats, Rick Porcello is a stronger possiblity. A New Jersey native, the 26-year-old righty first attracted notice in his senior year at...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Finalized team, fact or fiction?

It’s been a busy offseason for the Boston Red Sox full of trading, buying and renewing players for the upcoming season. With all that in mind, could the Red Sox have a completely finalized team for the upcoming season before spring training even starts? According to the latest statement made by Boston’s general manager, Ben Cherington, the Red Sox might have a finalized team...
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Mum On Free Agency, Possible Contract Talks With Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Rick Porcello’s former teammate, Max Scherzer, just signed a $210 million contract with the Washington Nationals. It’d be understandable if Porcello was licking his chops with free agency looming. Porcello, who is set to hit the open market next offseason, could position himself for a nice payday...
January 25, 2015  |  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 like he...
Via Holdout Sports
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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